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Handwriting Sheets - Theme Pages 1

PDF | 10 pages|Grades: F - 3

Ten themed handwriting sheets with your choice of fonts.

Use these Handwriting Sheets to help your students to improve their handwriting.

Each sheet is themed with a different animal or concept and has a small picture for the students to decorate when they have finished. Students are required to trace over the dotted letters and then re-write them on the lines below.

The last sentence is where they describe whatever the Handwriting Sheet is about, for example, dogs are… happy.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  • VCELY232

    Write words and sentences legibly using upper- and lower-case letters that are applied with growing fluency using an appropriate pen/pencil grip and body position

  • VCELY268

    Understand the conventions for writing words and sentences using joined letters that are clearly formed and consistent in size

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELY1653

    Produce some lower case and upper case letters using learned letter formationsElaborationsadopting correct posture and pencil grip)learning to produce simple handwriting movements)following clear demonstrations of how to construct each letter (for ex...

  • ACELY1663

    Write using unjoined lower case and upper case lettersElaborationsusing correct posture and pencil grip)learning how each letter is constructed including where to start and the direction to follow)writing words legibly using unjoined print script of ...

  • ACELY1673

    Write legibly and with growing fluency using unjoined upper case and lower case lettersElaborationsusing correct pencil grip and posture)writing sentences legibly and fluently using unjoined print script of consistent size (Skills: Literacy)(View thi...

  • ACELY1684

    Write using joined letters that are clearly formed and consistent in sizeElaborationspractising how to join letters to construct a fluent handwriting style)(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )

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Would it be possible to have these worksheets in the NSW Pre-Cursive font? Thank you!

R K · Feb 11th, 2020

Paul (Teach Starter)

Hi R K,

Fonts can be selected from the drop-down menu under the resource title. If you can’t see the one you’re after, please feel free to request a resource at our ‘Request a Resource’ page.


Requests are voted on by the Teach Starter community and we create the top requests. Please let me know if you have any further questions, I’m more than happy to help.

Paul (Teach Starter) · Feb 11th, 2020


We love your website!

R K · Feb 11th, 2020

Paul (Teach Starter)

Thanks for your feedback!

Paul (Teach Starter) · Feb 11th, 2020

Lilia Severo

Thank you for these worksheets.

The Victorian script is perfect, however the words should be sitting on the solid line, not the middle dotted line.


Lilia Severo · Oct 11th, 2017

Jill (Teach Starter)

Hi Lilia and Melissa,

Thank you for your feedback about the VIC and WA font not sitting on the solid line. My apologies for this error. I have updated the file and it is available to download again now.

Kind regards

Jill (Teach Starter) · Nov 7th, 2017

Melissa Rayner

Can we get Vic pre-cursive starting on the solid line? The WA one starts at the first dotted third. Thanks!

Melissa Rayner · Jul 24th, 2017

Jill (Teach Starter)

Hi Melissa,

Thank you for your comment.

Unfortunately, it is very difficult for us to provide different lines for each state. We have found in our research that not all schools in each state use the same lines!

We have also consulted several State Education Departments for their guidance, and we have based our line formats on this advice.

We are aware, however, that there are a number of our resources that need to be updated. They will be updated to the following format: https://www.teachstarter.com/teaching-resource/alphabet-handwriting-sheets-individual/

We have also developed a tool where you can create your own custom handwriting worksheet, in your school font and lines, which I hope you find helpful: https://www.teachstarter.com/widget/handwriting-sheet/

If you have further questions, please let me know.

Kind regards

Jill (Teach Starter) · Aug 10th, 2017

Kylee Martin

Hi! Our school in WA uses the NSW foundation font but we use the dotted thirds paper. Is there anyway to get a simple foundation font but printed onto dotted thirds instead? Thanks 🙂

Kylee Martin · Jul 14th, 2017

Jill (Teach Starter)

Hi Kylee,

Thank you for your comment. We have updated the font lines and they are available to download again now.

Kind regards

Jill (Teach Starter) · Jul 21st, 2017

Christine Cramer

I love these worksheets but the word octopus is spelt incorrectly.

Christine Cramer · May 27th, 2016

Jill (Teach Starter)

Hi Christine,
Thank you so much for bringing that to our attention. We have fixed the file and it is available to download now.
Kind regards

Jill (Teach Starter) · May 27th, 2016

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