Calligraphy for Kids
If your child wants to jazz up their writing style with calligraphy, start with this fantastic beginner manual. This 128-page book will take you step-by-step though everything that you will need to know about the fine art of calligraphy. Illustrations, art work examples, and diagrams on every page complement the text. To get started, you'll need to purchase calligraphy markers and pens and have a supply of scrap paper to practice on. The book teaches you calligraphy vocabulary and shows you proper technique. Once you've mastered the basics, you'll be on your way to learning different styles of writing, such as italic, gothic, uncial, and roman calligraphy. You'll also learn how to form numbers and punctuation. At the end, great ideas are provided to help you use your new skill to make greeting cards, invitations and border designs. Watch as your child's handwriting goes from readable to beautiful. ~ Elise
These materials span grades and include both instruction and practice.