Directional arrows are a great help to young children during their first handwriting lessons. They are easy to understand symbols which provide straightforward instruction on the individual steps kids must make to form a letter. Teachers can use directional arrows to help their students visualize the step-by-step process of writing each letter.
But I have learned a bit in the last couple years of hand-lettering, so I might as well show you what works for me! Below I have a free download for you with the capital alphabet done two ways! Now that you understand the basics of the upstrokes and the dwnstrokes, and you feel pretty good about lowercase letters, its time to work on capitals!
Click here or on the image below to download your free capital letters practice sheet. I have a video showing how I create each of these versions of capital letters as well!
So be sure to watch that for more tips and information on capital letters. Main things I have learned about brush calligraphy capital letters It just takes practice!!! I encourage you to bust out the blank practice sheet and try creating the capital alphabet on your own!
Try creating letters with more swoops and swirls, or simple straight lines, or at different heights and widths! Even if you hate what you are coming up with, the only real way to improve is with practice! Choose if you want your capital letter to connect with the rest of the word or not.
This can be so tricky!
But, there are always ways to connect the letters if you really want them to. SOOO, this is all to say, if you want your capital letter to connect, look for a style that will be able to do so.
You get to have complete creativity with what you create! There are no rules! Keep your eyes peeled This tip is really for all hand-lettering, not just for capital letters, but it really is a great way to learn.
One of the things that has helped me to develop my own lettering style and learn how to work with capitals, is looking at other peoples work. There are seriously dozens of ways you can write each letter and I only brushed on two in my printable above!
This is why I share my lettering style in free printables for you! Because my hope is that it will help you learn the basics that you can expand and grow with!Large Printable Alphabet Letters - Upper case alphabet letters print out in four different colors (blue, green, red and black and white) centered on one sheet of paper.
Capital letters printed from web browser appear 6 and a half inches tall while PDF letters are eight inches high. Letter & Number Tracing is a great way for children to practice letter and number formation. Children can choose to trace upper case letters, lower case letters or numbers.
A guide will appear before each stroke to show where lines should start and stop. This alphabet writing lesson is not only a perfect way for children to write the different letters, but also to reinforce their knowledge and recognition of the entire alphabet!
ALPHABET WRITING FOR KIDS | Capital Letter X. ALPHABET WRITING FOR KIDS | Capital Letter Y. American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Braille Bug is a kids' site that teaches sighted children grades 3 through 6 about braille, and encourages literacy among sighted and visually impaired children in a fun environment packed with facts, information, games, graphics, and activities.
Help students learn and practice writing the alphabet using cursive letters with this printable worksheet featuring both a traditional uppercase and lowercase alphabet. Either for print or use with an iPad, this worksheet is a great tool to help learners practice how to write the alphabet using cursive letters.
Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger upper case (also uppercase, capital letters, capitals, caps, large letters, or more formally majuscule) and smaller lower case (also lowercase, small letters, or more formally minuscule) in the .