Name Writing Workbook

Activity for ages 3 to 5.

My son knows how to write all of his letters and numbers, but the sizing, spacing, and smoothness needs a fair amount of improvement. To help him work on handwriting skills in a motivating way, I wanted him to practice writing my son’s favorite word: his name! I created this fun name writing workbook so I could follow along with his handwriting all year. Grab your copy below.

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FREE Name writing book. Such an easy way to track kids' progress. This would be an adorable keepsake too!

The plan is simple: starting the first week of September, I will have my son write his name on the appropriate line. He will do this every week until the end of August 2016. I am excited to think about having this workbook as a memento of his young preschool days. I think it will be wonderful to see the progression of his handwriting throughout the year.

I have everything all set for you too. All you need to do is print off the sheets {HERE}.

Each page covers the month titled. Depending on how many weeks are in the month, you’ll see either 4 or 5 lines for them to write their name, along with the week’s date.

2015 - 2016 Handwriting practice Booklet

Handwriting Workbook

Once you have them printed you can very easily assemble them in whichever way you’d like. A few of my favorite options are:

  • Three-ring binder
  • A hole punch in the upper left hand corner, and a simple ring clip
  • Binding Machine (I am obsessed with mine!!)
    • You can also have a store like staples or office max bind the workbook for you!

A few things I want to tell you – before you get started:

  • Encourage your child to write her name with the first letter capitalized {uppercase}, and the following letters lowercase.
  • Point out the dashed middle line and ask her to keep the lowercase letters below that line.
  • Lastly, have your child work on keeping their letters an appropriate distance from one another. I am not sure about you but I know that my son puts about 4-5 inches between two letters and then practically draws the next two on top of each-other!

Grab Your Workbook!

Download your pages here and then hop over and check out all of our free printables including our super popular handwriting activity pack.

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12 Comments

  1. Stefanae

    I haven’t checked all of the pages but the last page for August has some July dates on the last few.

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  2. Stefanae

    Also, when I printed the first page, the dashed line in the middle didn’t show up once printed, but shows on the print preview. But otherwise, I love the idea of weekly practice instead of monthly 🙂

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    • Lindsay

      Hi Stefanae!

      Thank you so much for letting me know about the error for August 2016! I have corrected the typo. I am so sorry for any inconvenience this has caused.

      Also- I am not sure why the dotted line is not printing for you. It is there in all of the files, and since it shows in your preview I would suggest clearing your cache to see if that fixes it for you.

      Thank you so much!

      -Lindsay

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      • Stefanae

        Thanks so much! I’ll try that! Beautiful pages! I can’t wait to use them with my students this year in our first year of homeschool preschool! Thank you for sharing!!! 🙂

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  3. Lauren

    Hi! I really love this.. thank you for making it! I was wondering if you have a version that doesn’t already have the dates filled in. Please let me know 🙂 I am so glad I pinned this!

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  4. Kerri

    These are great! Do you have an updated version with 2016-2017 dates on them or just blank. I love these! Thank you!

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  5. Michellle

    I am also interest in a version for the 2016-2017 school year dates on them. Perhaps even an editable version would be great so changes can be made year to year. Thanks so much!

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  6. Erin

    Love this idea. Would also love to do this for 2016/17.. generic months without the dates would be super. I haven’t tried to print these yet- but maybe the dates could just be blacked out.

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  7. Tiffany

    I also am interested in the 2016-2017 ones! I printed them and realized they don’t add up with this year!

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  8. Dawn

    Do have up-to-date calendars for SY2017-2018 you’re willing to share?

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    • Ceci

      Hi, which link has the 17-18 book?

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      • Kimberleigh

        Hello Ceci,
        I am so sorry- at this time we do not have an updated version of this name writing workbook. We will add it to the wishlist to update.
        I am sorry for the inconvenience.
        Warmly,
        Kimberleigh

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