Here’s another Valentine’s Day printable for your little ones – a simple heart line tracing worksheet.
This heart tracing sheet is a great way for your children to practice their prewriting skills – which are vital if they want to become to clear and confident writers!
After some more heart tracing? You can find another heart outline tracing sheet here and some smaller and trickier hearts to trace here.
And if your little ones are really enjoying practicing those writing skills, you can discover even more tracing activities here.
What Skills Can Your Little Ones Learn And Develop?
This Valentine’s Day tracing worksheet is designed to help your children practice and develop their prewriting skills, such as:
- Hand-eye coordination – to be able to understand what they are seeing and get their hands to go where they want them to go
- Hand and finger strength – the ability to be able to apply enough pressure to make marks on the page and hold the pencil firmly
- Hand dominance – developing and strengthening the skill of one of their hands
- Crossing the mid-line – this is the ability to cross the imaginary line running down the center of your body – it means they wont have to switch hands if they want to write on the other side of the page
- Pencil control – holding the pencil correctly to allow for a fluid range of movement
These are all vital fine motor skills that will enable them to become great writers in the future!
RELATED Playdough can also be a great way to improve hand strength – you can check out an easy no cook recipe here!
How To Prepare The Simple Heart Tracing Worksheet
First you’re going to want to download the heart tracing page by clicking on download button at the bottom of the page.
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Then print it off.
That’s pretty much it for this one – just print it off, grab some pencils, pens or crayons and they’re good to go! Their goal is to stay as close to the lines as possible and they can color it in when they’re all done!