Writing Time

Want free handwriting resources?

Discover Writing Time Online — a treasure-trove of printable and digital handwriting resources that perfectly complement the Writing Time Student Practice Books.

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Available in all fonts and all year levels – for free!

Just like the Student Practice Books, Writing Time Online is available in all Australian handwriting fonts and includes content to suit all year levels from Foundation to Year 6.

Queensland font

Queensland Beginner’s & Modern Cursive

New South Wales font

New South Wales Foundation Style

Victorian font

Victorian Modern Cursive

Interactive tools

Engaging letter formation practice

The interactive See & Trace tool includes preset animations so you can demonstrate letter formation, exits, entries and joins with ease. With options to zoom in and out, change the line type, select letter case and more – it has all the functionality you could ever want!

The Blank Lines tool includes many of the features of the See & Trace tool, but enables you to write your own words and sentences.

Printable worksheets

Perfect for extra practice

Provide your students with additional handwriting support using the range of printable worksheets for Foundation to Year 6.

From Slope Cards, to Blank Lines sheets, upper and lower case letter formation, entries, exits and joins – there’s plenty to choose from.


Gauge student progress with ease

Writing Time Online includes a trio of assessment resources to help review your students’ handwriting development as they journey through their Student Practice Books:

  • Assessment Guide: A teacher guide that details what to look out for when observing handwriting technique and assessing written work.

  • Observational Checklist: A class checklist for recording handwriting observations at the beginning and end of the year.

  • Student Assessment Profile: An individual student portfolio to identify how well a student has achieved key handwriting skills.

But wait there's more …

Discover these exciting extras at Writing Time Online.

PencilProjectable 3Ps (Paper, posture and pencil grip) Chevron

Encourage students to model correct posture, paper position and pencil grip with this handy picture prompt. A great way to set the scene for your handwriting lessons.

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Book and paperHero Lines songs Chevron

For each of the Writing Time Hero Lines, there’s a catchy tune and matching action to help familiarise students with letter formations and further develop their gross motor skills.

Foundation and early years students will love bopping along!

Book and paperCopying from afar passages Chevron

Access projectable passages which map to the copying from afar activities included within the upper years Writing Time Student Practice Books.

Book and paperStudent site Chevron

A selection of the Writing Time Online resources are available to students at the corresponding student site. From practising letter formation using the interactive tools, to singing along to the Hero Lines tunes, or even recommending parents print out the worksheets for extra practice – there’s plenty of handwriting fun to be had in class or at home.


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