Year 1 Handwriting worksheets

Free worksheets

Write the days of the week: Sunday
Help your child practise writing the days of the week with our handwriting worksheets; focus on Sunday.
Write the days of the week: Saturday
Help your child practise writing the days of the week with our handwriting worksheets; focus on Saturday.
Write the days of the week: Friday
Help your child practise writing the days of the week with our handwriting worksheets; focus on Friday.
Write the days of the week: Thursday
Help your child practise writing the days of the week with our handwriting worksheets; focus on Thursday.
Write the days of the week: Wednesday
Help your child practise writing the days of the week with our handwriting worksheets; focus on Wednesday.
Write the days of the week: Tuesday
Help your child practise writing the days of the week with our handwriting worksheets; focus on Tuesday.
Write the days of the week: Monday
Help your child practise writing the days of the week with our handwriting worksheets; focus on Monday.
Writing the days of the week
Handwriting, spelling and time sequencing practice: a worksheet to help your child learn to write the days of the week.
Practise writing the days of the week
Help your child practise writing the days of the week with this handwriting and spelling worksheet.
Make your own picture Advent calendar
A handwriting, art and festive activity rolled into one: a picture Advent calendar for KS1 children to fill in and make in the run-up to Christmas.
Handwriting numbers 1 to 10 worksheet
Can you write the numbers 1 to 10 in your best handwriting?

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Dot to dot puzzles
Help your child improve their pencil control and number sequencing with a few dot to dot puzzles. An exclusive extract from The Puzzle Activity Book (£5.99, Buster Books).
Handwriting practice paper
Help your child form letters at the correct relative size and place them correctly on the 'base' writing line with our free printable handwriting practice paper. Two formats with guidelines are included, one for beginner writers and one to help children improve their handwriting skills.
Forming letters: words in upper and lower case
A cursive handwriting sample alphabet is a useful reference tool when you child is writing words and sentences using upper and lower case letters independently. Could they make up a joke or limerick to model their best joined-up handwriting with?

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Patterns playbook learning pack
Before children are able to start writing letters and words their hands and muscles need to get used to producing marks on paper. Our Patterns playbook offers your child the opportunity to practise common writing patterns in preparation for handwriting letters at age 4 or 5. It's also a fun way to encourage an older child has trouble writing particular letters. Can they make some waves, draw some curly baby hair and decorate a birthday cake with Smarties, all while doing some vital handwriting practice?

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Remembering (finger) spaces worksheet
Cut out the arrow and read the sentences below. All the spaces between the words are missing! Using the arrow, can you point to where you think the spaces should go? Can you copy out the words underneath, remembering to leave spaces between them?
Handwriting practice: patterning 5
Patterning will help your child practise ascending and descending strokes, rounded shapes and more in preparation for handwriting. Get started today with some cake decoration – on paper only!

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Handwriting practice: patterning 4
Handwriting requires good pencil control and precise strokes and movements. Help your child prepare for writing letters, words and sentences with our series of patterning worksheets (very satisfying as well as very useful!).

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Handwriting practice: patterning 3
By drawing patterns your child learns to make shapes that are regular, sized and spaced correctly and placed on the lines they're writing on. There's no better introduction to handwriting, so get the coloured pens and pencils out and get patterning!

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Handwriting practice: patterning 2
By creating patterns your child will learn to hold a pencil, produce shapes with it and train their muscles for handwriting. They'll also enjoy using their 'handwriting' pens and pencils to draw and colour!

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