Designed by Lisa Marnell, MS, OTR/L
"The secret of getting started is breaking down overwhelming tasks . . . and then getting started on the first one."
Lisa Marnell, MS, OTR/L
Tufts University, Boston
New handwriting products are available now!
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Lisa Marnell founded "Handwriting Help for Kids" with a simple mission:
To provide parents, teachers, and other professionals with information and products to help children master handwriting. Oh, and with one caveat . . .
Learning HAD to be FUN!
"In fifteen years as an Occupational Therapist, I have worked with many bright children who struggle with handwriting. When a child has poor handwriting, academic performance suffers
and self- esteem plummets - sadly, this is true even in our digital age.
"Over the years, I noticed that some children remember letters when they learn a story
to go with it. This is how
"Letter Stories" came about.
As an OT, I knew "Letter Stories" would
help all learners, kids that are:
Visual kids could picture the "Letter Story" and auditory kids remember the saying.
Kinesthetic kids master the "feel" of the "Letter Story"!
"Starting Stars" prevent reversals. Multi-sensory approach helps kids learn.
VISUAL! AUDITORY! KINESTHETIC!
"Letter Story" for "b":
The dog runs down the path
then in a