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A range of handy tools and resources to support the development of handwriting.

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  • Teach and reinforce the upper-body, fine-motor, and perceptual skills needed for handwriting and other daily activities with our Pre-Handwriting Fun Deck. This full-colour, double-sided, 56-card set features fun exercises and child-friendly pictures. It also includes a set of dry-erase markers for completing handwriting activities on the cards.
    The card fronts (4″ x 7″) display hand exercise illustrations and directions. The card backs have pre-handwriting activities for reinforcing visual-motor and perceptual skills. Wipe-off marker activities include tracing and drawing lines and shapes, completing a picture, finding hidden items, and more.
    $49.00

    or 4 payments of $12.25 with Afterpay

  • Fine Motor Fun Deck

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    Fine Motor Fun Deck has 52 double-sided cards and four connector cards (and, or, before, and after) with exercises and writing tasks that challenge overall hand use and coordination skills.

    $37.95

    or 4 payments of $9.49 with Afterpay

  • Handiwriter

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    Designed to facilitate the correct positioning and holding of a writing tool. The Handiwriter™ is recommended for use with children of any age who have inappropriate grasp patterns. “Writers” are being used in many classrooms, clinics and homes, and have proven beneficial to all children who are learning to write. They can also be used with many of the pencil grips currently available.​ The Handiwriter™ features dolphin charms on the cord for grasping.

     

    $8.95

    or 4 payments of $2.24 with Afterpay

    Colour : Red - Purple - Blue - Yellow
  • A magnetic stylus is the pen, the bead board the paper, your finger the eraser; the pull of the magnet engages sense memory in early writing lessons.

    $49.99

    or 4 payments of $12.50 with Afterpay

  • Progressive Grip Kit

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    Gradually develop the proper tripod 3-finger grasp with these 3 favourite grips.

    Begin with keeping the index finger and thumb from crossing (thumb wrap) with the Crossover Grip. Proceed to the next step using the new Pinch Grip that gently guides the fingers into proper positioning. Progress to The Pencil Grip which requires less confirming to positioning allowing for comfort with slight cues to assume the tripod position.

    A great kit for proceeding in the step to step teaching of a proper grip.

     

     

    $12.50

    or 4 payments of $3.13 with Afterpay

  • Exclusive

    Make explicit handwriting lessons easier with the Smart Sleuth Handwriting Bundle.  Smart Sleuth Handwriting is an easy fun way to integrate handwriting into the teaching of letter names and sounds.

    Bundle includes:

    1 x Smart Sleuth Handwriting Book

    1 x Red Grid

    1 x SMART Sleuth Ink

     

    Switch Learning is proud to be the exclusive distributor of Kendore Learning products in New Zealand and Australia. Contact Us for a shipping quote to Australia.

    $45.00

    or 4 payments of $11.25 with Afterpay

  • Sportwriter

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    Designed to facilitate the correct positioning and holding of a writing tool. The SportWriter™ is recommended for use with children of any age who have inappropriate grasp patterns. Our “Writers” are being used in many classrooms, clinics and homes, and have proven beneficial to all children who are learning to write. They can also be used with many of the pencil grips currently available.  The SportWriter™ features popular sports ball charms on the cord for grasping.

    Use for;

    + Perfect Pencil Position

    + Perfect Finger Position

    + Perfect Wrist Position

    + Perfect Hand Position

    = Better Penmanship

     

    $8.95

    or 4 payments of $2.24 with Afterpay

    Colour : Red - Black - Orange
  • Templates to practice drawing lines in a fun way, helping to pick up habits for pre-writing.

    The patterns practice directionality and fine motor skills. They can be used on a range of surfaces with pencils, crayons, chalk, or finger paints.

    Dimension: 17.5 cm x 25 cm x 7 cm
    length/height/width

    $34.50

    or 4 payments of $8.63 with Afterpay