Trace the lines in these pretty Christmas tree decorations, using a variety of colours or outlining in black and then colouring in. All those loops and wiggly lines and circles are great handwriting practice!
Christmas Pencil Control
Our new pencil control worksheets are designed to appeal to a wide age and ability range and can be added to and embellished, coloured in or used just "as is" for some fun Christmas pencil control practice with a difference.
Here are two "harder" Christmas tree decorations for the kids to trace over, getting valuable pencil control practice as they do. Make sure that they take their time and fill in all the pretty details.
Here is the complete set of our lovely pencil control worksheets, with some wonderful outlines for the children to trace over. Younger children can just concentrate on tracing over the faded grey lines - which have plenty of curls and slopes and zigzags for lots of good handwriting practice!
Here are two beautiful Christmas angels for the children to trace over. There are lots of loops and swirls and different shapes to give plenty of pencil control practice, and of course they can add some extra decorations if they like.
Children should trace over these pretty Christmas bells, trying to mimic the lines carefully. Use coloured pens or trace in black and then colour in.
This fireplace is all ready for Christmas, with three stockings handing up and a roaring fire to keep the room welcoming. There are lots of lines here for the kids to trace over, and they will need to think about where to start and end their lines to get a good result.
This Christmas pencil control worksheet provides "greyed-out" pictures of a wreath and candy cane - both with lots of detail - for the kids to trace over.
Here are two pretty Christmas pictures – of Santa Claus and a Christmas candle – for the kids to trace over and possibly decorate and/or colour in. The combination of loops, swirls and straight lines will give them plenty of pencil control practice.
This lovely Christmas sleigh provides lots of excellent handwriting practice as the kids try to mimic the curved lines swirls and loops.
This Christmas pencil control worksheet is really quite tricky! Tell kids to take their time and trace carefully over all the greyed-out lines. When they finish they can colour in the teddy and rabbit, both wearing their Christmas hats!
These lovely loopy and swirly Christmas trees provide plenty of handwriting practice for the kids - although it won't feel like handwriting practice!
This pencil control worksheet featuring an interesting present, complete with lovely boat, is a fun way to practice handwriting at Christmas or other gift-giving occasions. Children need to think about where each line will begin and end and aim for a really nice result.
Children can trace over the lines in these pretty pictures - of a gingerbread man and a gingerbread house - as a fun way of practising pencil control. They could use a mixture of colour pens, or trace in black and then colour the pictures in.
Here are two lovely reindeers for the kids to trace - and they will be getting lots of practice that will help to improve their handwriting while doing it! Once traced they could colour the reindeer in, or add some extra decorative touches.