Handwriting Without Tears® multi-sensory hands-on materials are designed to meet the developmental needs of children learning school readiness and handwriting skills. These products help children learn to recognize and form letters and numbers correctly without reversals and transition to cursive. The different materials can be used from pre-k through fifth grade.
The HWT program is unique in providing a line of hands-on instructional materials that can be used effectively for a number of years to provide an engaging, multisensory learning experience that has been proven to deliver outstanding results.
Browse the list below for a sample of some of the hands-on materials used in our programs:
Music makes learning fun and memorable. The CDs used in our programs help children develop fundamental skills, including rhyming, counting, and letter & number formation. Children rock, sing, stomp, and tap their way to better body awareness, confidence, and memory skills. A sample of "Where Do You Start Your Letters?" from the Get Set for School Sing Along CD is currently playing: (Click the box on the right of the player below to stop the music sample.)
The Wood Pieces Set and activities help children develop fine motor, social, vocabulary and letter formation skills.
The Capital Letter Cards are ideal for children who are just learning capital letters.
Children form capital letters and numbers rolling dough snakes with Roll–A–Dough Letters™. The tray can be used with sand, shaving cream, or rice for variety.
Children stamp capital letters on the Stamp and See Screen™ using the magnetic stamps. The chalk-like tool is used to trace letters or form them on your own.
The chalkboard is made of real slate, measuring 4" x 6", in a sturdy wood frame.
The Blackboard with Double Lines is used to teach lowercase letters and writing in title case (10" x 17").