Writing Time

A handwriting adventure for everyone

Writing Time resources are available for Foundation to Year 6.

Products

Writing Time Student Book Foundation

Student Practice Book Foundation

$14.95

Includes:
  • Hero Lines – a unique, contextual code to help students learn basic letter shapes
  • engaging songs and actions to introduce and practise the Hero Lines
  • pre-writing patterns to develop fine motor skills
  • colourful warm-up activities to practise handwriting movements
  • teaching banners for letter formation reference and finger tracing practice
  • track, trace and copy activities to develop correct letter formation
  • sight word activities to enhance spelling skills
  • letter references for left-handed students
  • posture, paper position and pencil grip reminders to ensure correct writing technique.
View Foundation sample pages:

Queensland Beginner’s Alphabet
New South Wales Foundation Style
Victorian Modern Cursive

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Writing Time Student Book Year 1

Student Practice Book Year 1

$14.95

Includes:
  • an engaging fairytale context that makes handwriting fun
  • colourful warm-up art activities to get little hands moving
  • pre-writing patterns to develop fine motor skills
  • teaching banners for letter formation reference and finger tracing practice
  • visual discrimination activities to aid in letter recognition
  • sight word activities to enhance spelling skills
  • extra challenges and art activities for fast finishers
  • letter references for left-handed students
  • assessment pages conveniently located at the back of the book
  • posture, paper position and pencil grip reminders to ensure correct writing technique.
View Year 1 sample pages:

Queensland Beginner’s Alphabet
New South Wales Foundation Style
Victorian Modern Cursive

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Writing Time Student Book Year 2

Student Practice Book Year 2

$14.95

Includes:
  • an underwater adventure context that makes handwriting fun
  • revision of handwriting skills learnt in previous year levels
  • colourful art activities that enhance fine motor skills and keep students engaged
  • teaching banners for letter formation reference and finger tracing practice
  • letter references for left-handed students
  • assessment pages conveniently located at the back of the book
  • posture, paper position and pencil grip reminders to ensure correct writing technique.

The Queensland Modern Cursive edition of Year 2 also covers exits and entries, and introduces joins.

View Year 2 sample pages:

Queensland Modern Cursive
New South Wales Foundation Style
Victorian Modern Cursive

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Writing Time Student Book Year 3

Student Practice Book Year 3

$14.95

Includes:
  • an adventurous jungle context that makes handwriting fun
  • revision of handwriting skills learnt in previous year levels
  • teaching banners with join formation references
  • clever handwriting practice activities to reinforce fluency and accuracy of joins
  • fine motor art activities that provide challenging handwriting practice
  • a variety of engaging activity types, including cloze passages, letter jumbles and word matches
  • assessment pages conveniently located at the back of the book
  • posture, paper position and pencil grip reminders to ensure correct writing technique.
View Year 3 sample pages:

Queensland Modern Cursive
New South Wales Foundation Style
Victorian Modern Cursive

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Writing Time Student Book Year 4

Student Practice Book Year 4

$14.95

Includes:
  • Australian Curriculum-themed activities covering English, science and maths
  • revision of handwriting skills learnt in previous year levels
  • fine motor art activities that provide challenging handwriting practice
  • explicit teaching of fluency and legibility skills, including slope and spacing
  • self-assessment prompts that encourage students to reflect on their handwriting development
  • assessment pages conveniently located at the back of the book
  • posture, paper position and pencil grip reminders to ensure correct writing technique.

The Victorian Modern Cursive edition of Year 4 also includes an introduction to Victorian print script for labelling diagrams and maps.

View Year 4 sample pages:

Queensland Modern Cursive
New South Wales Foundation Style
Victorian Modern Cursive

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Writing Time Student Book Year 5

Student Practice Book Year 5

$14.95

Includes:
  • Australian Curriculum-themed activities covering English, science, maths and history
  • revision of handwriting skills learnt in previous year levels
  • fine motor art activities that provide challenging handwriting practice
  • explicit teaching of fluency and legibility skills, including slope and spacing
  • self-assessment prompts that encourage students to reflect on their handwriting development
  • assessment pages conveniently located at the back of the book
  • posture, paper position and pencil grip reminders to ensure correct writing technique.
View Year 5 sample pages:

Queensland Modern Cursive
New South Wales Foundation Style
Victorian Modern Cursive

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Writing Time Student Book Year 6

Student Practice Book Year 6

$14.95

Includes:
  • Australian Curriculum-themed activities covering English, science, maths and history
  • revision of handwriting skills learnt in previous year levels
  • fine motor art activities that provide challenging handwriting practice
  • explicit teaching of fluency and legibility skills, including slope and spacing
  • self-assessment prompts that encourage students to reflect on their handwriting development
  • assessment pages conveniently located at the back of the book
  • posture, paper position and pencil grip reminders to ensure correct writing technique.
View Year 6 sample pages:

Queensland Modern Cursive
New South Wales Foundation Style
Victorian Modern Cursive

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Writing Time Online

Writing Time Online

Free

Writing Time Online is home to a range of resources that perfectly complement the Student Practice Books from Foundation to Year 6.

Includes:
  • interactive See & Trace tool
  • projectable and printable blank handwriting lines
  • practice worksheets
  • assessment guides and checklists
  • Hero Line songs and lyrics
  • a class code for student access to www.writingtimekids.com.au.

Available in Queensland Beginner’s Alphabet & Modern Cursive, New South Wales Foundation Style or Victorian Modern Cursive handwriting fonts.

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Writing Time Early Years Dictionary

Early Years Dictionary

$7.95

A5

The Writing Time Early Years Dictionary includes commonly used words in alphabetical order with space for students to record their own frequently used words. An additional reference section includes word lists for feelings, maths, synonyms and more.

View sample pages:

Qld Beginner’s Alphabet
NSW Foundation Style
Vic Modern Cursive

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Writing Time Desk Strips

Desk Strips

$17.95

Pack of 30 (420 mm x 50 mm)

These attractive adhesive strips show upper- and lower-case letters and are a great visual reference for beginning writers.

Available in:
Qld Beginner’s Alphabet
Qld Modern Cursive
NSW Foundation Style
Vic Modern Cursive

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Writing Alphabet Wall Frieze

Alphabet Wall Frieze

$19.95

This colourful five-piece wall frieze demonstrates correct letter structure with upper- and lower-case letters on clear guidelines. The beautifully illustrated animal characters will brighten any classroom.

Available in:
Qld Beginner’s Alphabet
NSW Foundation Style

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