Textbook and tactile cards containing explicit, systematic instruction for teaching cursive handwriting

Easy Lessons that Help Students Develop Beautiful Handwriting

Our fun, rhythmic, multi-sensory lessons can be paced to make sure students learn and master the concepts taught. These easy-to-teach lessons help students reinforce their understanding of letter-sound correspondences with a systematic approach.

Students learning cursive handwriting with success from explicit systematic instruction found in Rhythm of Handwriting curriculum

Build Confidence through Independent Handwriting Skills

Rhythm of Handwriting focuses on helping students identify all the sounds of A to Z while teaching cursive strokes. With this, students not only learn how letters are formed, but it helps them develop reading fluency!

Rhythm of Handwriting can be used as a stand-alone program or supplement any English language arts curriculum.

Use Explicit Instructions to Teach Handwriting Anywhere

With our materials, you can deliver quality handwriting instruction at home, in the classroom, and online!

Rhythm of Handwriting Cursive text book

Printed
A printed curriculum that teaches students how to write beautiful cursive letters with easy, rhythmic instructions and games!

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Downloadable
A digital version of the physical curriculum that can help you teach handwriting anytime, anywhere!

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Online
With engaging activities and interactive lessons, Rhythm of Handwriting Online courses present the same core concepts with video instruction and practice sheets!

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Combination
Maximize flexibility for you and your student when you combine the physical and PDF sets with online video lessons.

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Systematic instructions are conveniently located within the Rhythm of Handwriting Student Book.

Handmade, hardback tactile cards with sandpaper texture guides the user through the anatomy of individual lowercase cursive letters.

Every Lowercase Letter Begins on the Baseline

With Rhythm of Handwriting, every lowercase cursive letter starts at the baseline. This simplifies instruction and helps students to more quickly master the lowercase letters.

Rhythm of Handwriting tactile cards for cursive lowercase B and D contain explicit instruction for sequence of strokes needed.

Prevent Reversals

Teaching cursive handwriting prevents common letter reversals such as "b" and "d" and "p" and "q".

Interior page of the Rhythm of Handwriting Cursive Student Book prompting practice connecting lowercase letters at the baseline.

Letter Spacing is Quickly Mastered

Since all the letters within a word are connected, students only lift their pencil between words, which allows students to master spacing quickly in their writing.

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Less Fine-Motor Skill Needed

Learning to write cursive requires minimal lifting of the pencil, which means less fine-motor articulation than writing in print.

Classroom Wall Strip featuring the uppercase and lowercase letters and the similarities between the cursive and manuscript handwriting styles.

Ease in Transition Between Styles

Our cursive style is closely matched to our manuscript style to ease in transition from cursive to manuscript.

Tools Designed to Help You

Interior page of the Rhythm of Handwriting Cursive Student Book with explicit instructions and multiple line sizes for practicing the strokes of lowercase d.

Rhythm of Handwriting Student Book - Cursive

With complete systematic instruction, this book emphasizes the rhythm of handwriting and engages students visually, auditorily, and kinesthetically.

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Rhythm of Handwriting Online: Cursive offers video instruction and kinesthetic practice.

Rhythm of Handwriting Online: Cursive

An online course that presents the Rhythm of Handwriting Cursive curriculum through engaging video lessons and printer- and tablet-friendly PDFs of the set!

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Explicit instruction for cursive handwriting at a glance in a trifold quick reference.

Rhythm of Handwriting Quick Reference - Cursive

Every stroke, every letter, and the steps to teaching handwriting – all the information you need to reference in one place.

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Cursive lowercase d Tactile Card with rhythmic instruction identifying sequence of strokes needed to create the letter form.

Rhythm of Handwriting Tactile Cards - Cursive

A multi-sensory way to introduce how each letter is formed. These tactile cards also help reinforce the connection being made between letters and sounds.

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Wall strip containing an 8

Classroom Wall Strips - Cursive

A visual tool that helps students recall information quickly and accurately!

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After finishing Cursive, you can teach Manuscript to strengthen your students literacy skills!

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