Filling a shape with lots of straight lines is a great way for younger children to begin to work on pencil control - and shape recognition. Here we ask them to draw straight lines across the circle from left to right, and start them off with a couple of dotted lines to trace over.
These shape tracing worksheets have a double benefit - improve pencil control and learn about shapes at the same time! And when the kids have done tracing, why not colour them in and learn about colours, too...
Learning to draw straight lines from left to right is a really useful beginning skill for toddlers, and filling up a shape is a fun way to do it. This worksheet asks them to fill up a square with straight lines.
Learn the shape of a triangle and practise pre-handwriting skills at the same time with this handwriting readiness worksheet.
By drawing straight lines from left to right, children are getting in some excellent pencil control practice - and learning the shape of a rectangle, too.
Here is the last of our handwriting readiness shape worksheets, and on this mixed sheet we ask children to fill up a square, circle, rectangle and triangle with straight lines. Excellent practice!
There are five worksheets in this pdf bundle, all working on pencil control for absolute beginners - and throwing in a little shape recognition, too!
This large heart tracing is great for practicing pencil control. Once traced, why not colour it in, too?
There are three pages of circles to trace in this set - colour, grey outlines and dotted lines. Perhaps the children can cut out the circles, or colour them in, when done?
Here are 4 "starter" shapes to trace - circle, square, rectangle and triangle. Choose from 3 worksheets - coloured, grey border and dotted border.
We've got 3 worksheets in this set, all providing 4 rectangles to trace over. One provides coloured rectangles, one with grey borders, and one with dotted borders.
There are 3 worksheets in this pack to choose from - coloured, grey border or dotted border. Kids can get plenty of practice at drawing circles, squares, rectangles and triangles, and improve their pencil control and shape recognition too.
Trace our colourful squares - or our grey border squares - or our dotted squares! There are 3 worksheets in this set to choose from, and 4 squares to trace.