Use these tracing worksheets to get your child started on the path to great handwriting. There are four basic types of worksheets here--lines, letters, shapes, and numbers.
Begin with the lines worksheets to show your child the basic line movements needed to create letters and numbers.
Once your students has mastered vertical, horizontal, and diagonal lines, it's time to work on tracing shapes.
The shapes worksheets will help your child build upon the line tracing skills and it introduces the circle shape which will help your child as he or she begins to write letters and numbers like B, C, 6, 8, etc., which use circular lines.
Then you'll be ready to tackle tracing letters and numbers. Let's get started.
Click any picture below to find printable activity sheets.
For more practice with writing and tracing, be sure to check out the lessons at the bottom of this page.
You can also print out 3-lined paper to focus on the letters or numbers that need the most work.
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