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  • Hi, I'm very confused I thought pre-cursive was without lead ins and cursive is the lead ins. Your sheets and Power points seem to be labelled the wrong way round to me. I think I have got to use the pre-cursive Powerpoint to get the cursive writing. Have I got it the wrong way round? Also on the pre-cursive one armed robot letter sheet, lead ins are shown (they are not on the cursive) but the red dot is not on the lead in? Thanks

    , Nov 5th
    • Hi Rebecsy1,
      Thank you for commenting about this. I'll get this resource checked right away! Have a lovely day :)

      , Nov 5th
    • Hi there,
      Our 'Continuous Cursive' font features lead-in lines on the letters, while our 'Cursive' font does not (the continuous cursive was confusingly labelled as 'precursive' previously). We have also updated the issue with the red arrows on the 'One-Armed Robot Letters' poster. I hope you find this pack more useful!

      , Nov 14th
  • Could there be a set of practise sheets for the curly caterpillar/ladder letters with all the letters to practise and some words containing those letters to join? We need something beyond simple single letter formation in Y2 - thanks

    , Nov 1st
  • Hi do you have this in a version where all the letters have feeding leading lines at the beginning? (ie all letters start at the bottom on the line). Thanks!

    , Oct 20th
    • Hi annekestpeter,
      I've taken a look and I think the resource you are looking for is labelled 'precursive' in this download.
      I will also pop the precursive version in an email to you. Please do let me know if it's not what you were looking for :)

      , Oct 20th
  • Hi, every time I download this, it isn't cursive just pre cursive.
    Thank you

    , Oct 19th
    • Hi hannahbond4,
      Thanks for taking the time to get in touch - This version is now our standard cursive font, however, I'll ask our lovely design team to take a look and see if we can make this change for you :) As it is quite a large pack, it will take a little while to make the chages to all the resources within the pack. Are there any resources that you would like amending as a priority? Thank you :)

      , Oct 19th
    • Hi there hannahbond4,
      We've made this resource for you and have sent it in an email, I hope you find it useful! It will also be available for download within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a new resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above.

      , Oct 20th
  • Hi this is a fantastic resource and I am using it with my class that are starting cursive for the first time - Reception but please if at all possible could you make a version with the leading lines into the letter as well. Thank you.  

    , Oct 17th
    • Good evening Kate13,
      Thanks for getting in touch :) I'll send you over an email to ask for which resources in this pack it'd be helpful to prioritise looking into adapting.

      , Oct 17th
  • I would love to use this resource but on the curly caterpillar poster the 'f' is not precursive as in the letter sheets also in the download.  There is also no pre-cursive ladder letters poster.  Could the posters including these pre-cursive letters be made available.  many thanks

    , Oct 17th
    • Hi Cherryo1972,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this one. I'll get this resource checked right away!

      , Oct 17th
  • , rated this resource Oct 1st
  • Hello, am I being daft? I can't see the long ladder letters in this pack ?

    , Oct 1st
    • Hi Frinders,
      Thank you for commenting. I'll get this resource checked right away :) Have a lovely day!

      , Oct 1st
    • Hi there,
      We have added a poster for 'ladder letters' formation to this pack and the new version is now available to download. I hope you find it useful!

      , Oct 2nd
  • Is there an editable version of these files?

    , Sep 25th
    • Hi simon_haughton,
      Lovely idea :) I'll ask our design team to make an editable version :)

      , Sep 25th
    • Hi there,
      This pack includes an editable version of the 'Cursive Letter Formation Handwriting Sheet with Rhymes' that you might find useful. Our lovely resource creation team have looked into providing editable versions of the remaining resources in the past, but these are tricky to produce as the letter formation needs to stay as originally published for the pencil start point arrows to appear correctly.

      , Sep 25th
  • When I try to email myself a link it doesn't work :(

    , Sep 18th
    • Hi emmamariabell,
      I'm sorry to hear this but would love to help. I will send a copy of the resource through to you. If you're still having trouble, let me know and I'll have another look at this right away! Have a lovely day! :)

      , Sep 20th
  • Hello,Everytime I download this it is only downloading the poster PDFs. Where can I find the handwiritng sheets?
    Thank you.

    , Sep 18th
    • Hi mlagan,
      Thank you so much for getting in touch! It's lovely to hear from you :) You will find the handwriting sheets here: http://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/T-L-024-Letter-Formation-Worksheets I have asked our design team if they can included the handwriting sheets within this pack. Have a lovely evening :)

      , Sep 18th
    • I am having the same issue and the handwriting sheets on the above link are not the cursive ones. Please could you send a link with the curve practise sheets. Thanks

      , Sep 19th
    • Hi emmamariabell,
      I'm sorry to hear this but would love to help. I will send a copy of the resource through to you. If you're still having trouble, let me know and I'll have another look at this right away! Have a lovely day! :)

      , Sep 19th
  • I've downloaded the cursive ladder letters (which I love). Is it possible for the y to also have the lead in stroke? (apologies if it's done somewhere else but I can't find it) 

    , Sep 18th
  • Please can this be made without the loops on the f, y, j, g but have a curly k.. thanks!

    , Sep 14th
    • Ive found it... thanks

      , Sep 14th
    • Hi Rach_1976,
      Thanks for contacting us. Glad you found what you were looking for :)
      Have a lovely day!

      , Sep 14th
  • Hi, is it possible to have these documents ina word document? My laptop won't open PDFs.

    , Sep 14th
    • Hi taz2412,
      Thanks for your lovely request - I'll ask our design team to take a look and see if we can make this change for you :)

      , Sep 14th
  • Would it be possible to have a version with no loops on the f or any other descenders- g, y, j, but with a looped k? 

    , Aug 31st
    • Hi sashworth22,
      Thanks for your lovely request - I'll ask our design team to take a look and see if we can make this change for you :)

      , Aug 31st
    • Hi there sashworth22,
      Our lovely resource creation team have created this and emailed the new resource to you! It will also be available to download within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a new resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above. I hope you find it useful!

      , Sep 5th
  • , rated this resource Aug 30th
  • Thank you for these worksheets that will be used for children to practice cursive handwriting.

    , Jun 27th
  • cant open these files

    , May 5th
    • Hi there,
      Thanks for getting in touch and I'm sorry to hear you are having issues accessing the files in this resource pack. Our lovely team have looked into this and the files all appear to be working as intended - could you please ensure that you have extracted the files from the ZIP pack to a location on your computer before attempting to open them, and see if that solves the issue?

      , May 5th
  • In the booklet letter formation practise for the alternative f and the straight k - the k needs a whoosh into it from the bottom not to start from the top of the k (cursive straight k) please. Thank you

    , Feb 10th
    • Hi jcrouchley1,
      Great suggestion! I'll ask our design team to make this resource with a straight k with a lead-in for you :)

      , Feb 10th
  • It's now saying that the path is too long when I try to download the alternative f straight k version of the long armed robot.

    , Feb 3rd
    • Hi jcrouchley1,
      Thanks for your comment and I’m sorry you’re having a few difficulties accessing this resource.
      Sometimes, if a file name is quite long or a file quite large, it can be helpful to first download the resource to your desktop.To do this, please right click on the pink Download button and select 'Save link as' and select your desktop as the destination. After this you should be able to extract and open these files in the usual way or save them in a different location as needed!
      I hope this helps but if you need further guidance or have any other questions please get back in touch and I'll be happy to help you! :)

      , Feb 3rd
  • it is still saying 'error opening this document' when I try to open the alternative f and straight k version.

    , Jan 30th
  • I cant get the 'one armed robot' poster to load. It says 'There was an error opening this document, access denied.'

    , Jan 20th
    • Hi jcrouchley1,
      I am really sorry to hear about this mistake, and I apologise if it has caused you any trouble. It will be changed shortly!

      , Jan 20th
    • Hi there jcrouchley1,
      Thank you for spotting this! Our lovely teacher and design teams have updated this resource and you can now download the new version. I hope you find it useful!

      , Jan 20th
  • Hello, is there an editable resource with the 'bubble' writing so that children can trace their names with the pre-cursive joins please?

    , Nov 6th
  • The powerpoint presentation on cursive letter formation looks great but the animation of the letter formation is not happening! What can I do!!!

    , Oct 23rd
    • Good evening Margaret2984,
      Thanks for getting in touch! We're just looking into this for you and we'll get back to you as soon as we can! :)

      , Oct 23rd
    • Hey there! We have looked into this for you and the resource appears to be working correctly. To make sure that our lovely PowerPoints work properly for you, please make sure that you have selected 'Enable Editing' if this is displayed as an option.

      In order to get the letter formation function to work, you will need to view the resource as a slideshow. To do this, simply click on the Slideshow tab at the top of the page and select 'View from beginning'. If you then choose the letter you wish to form, you should be able to click on the pencil and it will demonstrate how to form the letter.

      I hope this helps but if you continue to have problems then please get back in touch!

      , Oct 23rd
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      , Oct 23rd
  • excellent resource for handwriting

    , Oct 19th
  • Fantastic resource for TA to teach handwriting skills
    Thanks Twinkl :-)

    , Oct 18th
    • Hi saddyman,
      You're very welcome, glad we could help! :)

      , Oct 18th
  • A great resource for cursive. In the "Cursive F no loop" pack there are still looped ascenders on most templates. Is it possible to have letter formation worksheets without the looped ascenders or descenders please?

    , Oct 11th
    • Hi sdw123,
      I am really sorry to hear about this mistake, and I apologise if it has caused you any trouble. It will be changed shortly!

      , Oct 11th
    • Hi, I have the same problem - has this been fixed? I am after no loops at all on descenders, and a curled k. I can't find this in the alternative versions.

      , Oct 17th
    • Hi mdaviswood,
      Thanks for your lovely request - I'll ask our design team to take a look and see if we can make this change to the alt f version for you :)

      , Oct 17th
  • year 6 handwriting intervention

    , Oct 5th
  • Early morning activity reinforcement of correct formation with Year 1

    , Oct 2nd
  • Any chance this resource could be made with the f, without the top loop please?Thanks.

    , Sep 25th
    • Good evening missballantyne,
      I'll see what we can do for you! Thanks for commenting :)

      , Sep 25th
    • Hi there missballantyne,
      Our teacher and design teams have completed this for you and sent it in an email, I hope you enjoy using it! It will available on the website as well within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a main resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above.

      , Sep 27th
    • Can i please have this emailed to as well? Thank you!

      , Jan 9th
    • Good evening gemmad89,
      Thank you very much for commenting! It's great to hear from you :) If you look under the pink 'download' button with have a no loop version of the f. I hope this helps. Have a lovely evening :)

      , Jan 9th
  • My computer can't open the cursive caterpillar letters in this pack. I'm not sure if it's my computer or the page!

    , Sep 22nd
    • Hi FionaKirke,
      Thanks for commenting and I'm sorry you're having trouble downloading this resource.

      I've taken a look at this and it appears to open and display properly for me here. Please could you have a look at our FAQ page, have another try and let me know if you're still having trouble?
      http://www.twinkl.co.uk/help/resources/i-cannot-open-a-file-i-get-an-error-message-or-the-file-looks-very-strange-when-i-ve-opened-it

      Have a lovely day! :)

      , Sep 22nd
    • I am having the same problem. Problem seems to be with the zip compressed files. All the other open fine.

      , Sep 23rd
    • Hi Carmen500,
      Thanks for your comment and I’m sorry you’re having trouble opening this resource.

      You’ll need to have up-to-date unzipping software to be able to access. Please take a look at our helpful FAQ page for further support with this:
      http://www.twinkl.co.uk/help/common-problems/what-is-a-zip-file-and-how-do-i-open-it

      Please let me know if you're still having trouble. Have a lovely day! :)

      , Sep 24th
    • Hi LizT@Twinkl, my computer has let me open the zip file now, so you have worked your magic. Thank you for all these lovely resources!
      Fiona K

      , Sep 28th
    • Good afternoon FionaKirke,
      You're very welcome, glad we could help! :)

      , Sep 28th
  • To use for handwriting intervention with a child with ASD

    , Sep 21st
  • Great resource to help improve handwriting.

    , Sep 20th
  • Please make a font that is cursive outside Twinkl Create. I want to teach cursive handwriting to my class, but I can't write my words in cursive because there is no cursive font to download.

    , Sep 3rd
    • Hi there,

      Thanks for commenting and for your feedback. This is something that we're looking into at the moment. It may be a little while before it's available to download but the Twinkl team are on the case! :)

      , Sep 3rd
  • The straight k version has a looped k on the one-armed robots???

    , Sep 2nd
    • Hi Ben_23,
      I am really sorry to hear about this mistake, and I apologise if it has caused you any trouble. It will be changed shortly!

      , Sep 2nd
    • Hi there Ben_23,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this issue! Our lovely resource creation team have amended the resource and emailed you the corrected version. It will also be updated on the website very soon.

      , Sep 2nd
  • New handwriting lesson

    , Aug 23rd
  • I love the formation posters - however our school policy has no loops for descenders - is there a version like this?

    , Aug 23rd
    • Hi AM__48,
      I'll see what we can do for you! Thanks for commenting :)

      , Aug 23rd
    • or ascenders too! thanks

      , Aug 23rd
    • Hi AM__48,
      I've sent your request through to our lovely Design Team to take a look at.
      We'll be in touch soon! Have a lovely day! :)

      , Aug 23rd
  • Any chance I could have this with alternative f and k please?

    , Aug 12th
    • Hi there,
      There are alternative 'F' and straight 'K' versions of this resource pack available in the 'alternative versions' box below the big pink download button - I hope you find them useful!

      , Aug 17th
    • Alternative k and f in the same document?

      , Aug 19th
    • Hi Ben_23,
      I'll see what we can do for you! Thanks for commenting :)

      , Aug 19th
    • Thank you!

      , Aug 19th
    • Hi Ben_23,
      You're very welcome :)

      , Aug 19th
    • Hi there Ben,
      Most of the resources in this pack have the 'K' and 'F' letters on separate pages, so you can just print the parts you need from each version - however we have sent you over a copy of the handwriting sheets with alternative letters. I hope you find them useful!

      , Aug 23rd
  • Is there are version of this with alternate k? Thanks

    , Jul 15th
    • Hi missrhodes,
      I'll see what we can do for you! Thanks for commenting :)

      , Jul 15th
    • Hi there missrhodes,
      We've made this resource for you and have sent it in an email, I hope you find it useful! It will also be available for download on the website within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a main resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above.

      , Jul 25th
  • Hi it is Twinkl's cursive handwriting and letter formation pack

    , Jul 11th
  • Cursive Handwriting and Letter Formation Pack

    , Jul 8th
    • Hi there, thanks for your comment. Is there anything that we can help you with, in regards to this resource? I look forward to your reply. Many thanks :)

      , Jul 8th
  • can you tell me what cursive script and font you are using in this resource. Also have you a resource to make phonic cards from this cursive writing.

    Thankyou

    Anne Ohare

    , Jul 8th
    • Hi Annohare39,
      Thank you very much for commenting! It's great to hear from you :) I have asked a member of our web team if they can let you know what the font is :) In regards to the phonics cards are you just wanting blank editable cards with the same font?

      , Jul 8th
    • Hi there,
      The cursive font we use is 'Joined Cursive'. You can create your own resources with this font using our great new Twinkl Create tool - check it out here http://www.twinkl.co.uk/create!

      , Jul 8th
  • Great resource we are so excited about trying this with the whole school. We are not too sure of the loop at the top of the 'f' though. Is there any chance this could be edited to get rid of the upper loop?

    , Jun 28th
    • Hi charlestownstaff,
      Thank you for taking the time to get in touch. We do have alternative versions of this resource available. You can see all the different versions below the pink 'download' button. If there is anything else we can help with, do let us know!

      , Jun 28th
  • thank you :)

    , Feb 22nd
  • thanks a really great resource for my writing area, but there doesn't seem to be the 'Zig zag letters sheet'

    , Feb 20th
    • Hi hitmanfan,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this one. I'll get this corrected right away!

      , Feb 20th
    • please can you let me know too?

      , Feb 21st
    • Hi there,

      I'm sorry that this doesn't seem to have been added yet. I'll get our design team to correct this right away! :)

      , Feb 21st
    • Thanks

      , Feb 21st
    • Hi there,
      This resource pack contains the 'zig-zag letter formation display poster' resource - are you looking for something different?

      , Feb 22nd
  • teaching ciursive letters in reception

    , Feb 7th
  • All these resources are great! However, our school's policy is that the 'f' is not looped at the top. Is there any possibility of having alternative cursive lettering?

    , Jan 31st
    • Hi beecers90,
      I'll see what we can do for you! Thanks for commenting :)

      , Jan 31st
    • Hi there beecers90,
      We have done this for you and sent the new resource in an email, I hope you enjoy using it! It will also be available on the website for download within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a main resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above.

      , Feb 1st
  • I love this but the poster pack with letter groups isn't cursive, although it is showing as cursive on the download promo.

    , Jan 30th
    • Hi cmkfrost,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this one. I'll get this corrected right away!

      , Jan 31st
    • Hi there cmkfrost,
      Thank you for spotting this! Our lovely teacher and design teams have fixed the mistake and emailed the corrected resource to you! It will also be updated on the website very soon - I hope you find it useful!

      , Feb 1st
  • EYFS classroom

    , Jan 28th
  • It's always been so hard finding worksheets for those that use cursive handwriting. Perfect! Thank you.

    , Jan 25th
  • Great resource, will be getting out the laminator for some of these!

    , Jan 24th
  • Fantastic!!

    , Jan 24th
  • As literacy coordinator, I am giving a presentation to staff to ensure handwriting is being taught consistently from EYFS to Y6. This pack has all the resources I need in one place. I like the road theme, especially as it includes capital letters.

    , Jan 24th
Download all the resources you need for your handwriting and letter formation lessons in this handy pack. Includes two certificates, a book cover, fourteen sets of tracing letters, letter formation cursive handwriting sheets, six name writing worksheets, four banners, five posters, two desktop cards, two how to write alphabet strips, three letter writing worksheets, three writing spaces, a how to write letters strip and a letter timed race.
Cursive Handwriting and Letter Formation Pack contains:
  • A-Z Letter Formation Activity Sheets Continuous Cursive.pdf
  • A-Z Letter Formation Activity Sheets Cursive.pdf
  • Curly Caterpillar Letters Formation Display Poster Continuous Cursive.pdf
  • Curly Caterpillar Letters Formation Display Poster Cursive.pdf
  • Ladder Letters Formation Display Poster Continuous Cursive.pdf
  • Ladder Letters Formation Display Poster Cursive.pdf
  • Letter Formation Handwriting Sheet with Rhymes Continuous Cursive.pdf
  • Letter Formation Handwriting Sheet with Rhymes Cursive.pdf
  • Letter Formation PowerPoint with Rhymes Continuous Cursive.ppt
  • Letter Formation PowerPoint with Rhymes Cursive.ppt
  • One-Armed Robot Letters Formation Display Poster Cursive.pdf
  • Road Themed Letter Formation Continuous Cursive.pdf
  • Road Themed Letter Formation Cursive.pdf
  • Zigzag Monster Letters Formation Display Poster Continuous Cursive.pdf
  • Zigzag Monster Letters Formation Display Poster Cursive.pdf
  • One-Armed Robot Letters Formation Display Poster Continuous Cursive.pdf

This resource is available in Standard, Alt F, Alt X, Straight K, Alt F Straight K, Alt Z and open b and p.
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    • Twinkl updated the Main Version on Nov 14th
    • Twinkl added open b and p on Jun 13th
    • Twinkl added Alt Z on May 22nd
    • Twinkl added Alt F Straight K Version on Oct 21st
    • Twinkl added Straight K Version on Jul 26th
    • Twinkl added Alt X Version on Jul 15th
    • Twinkl added Alt F Version on Feb 2nd
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