How to learn to write left-handed
More than 85% of people in the world are right-handed. Therefore, the vast majority of objects and devices made for them. If your baby was born left-handed, for it takes a little different approach.
Instruction how to teach writing Lefty
The most important thing - to realize that left-handedness is not a disadvantage, it is a feature of an organism. Therefore, do not try to re-educate the little left-hander, and do not make use of his right hand - it is fraught with nervous breakdowns.
Be sure to prepare the baby to the fact that the school most children will be right-handed.
Be sure to arm yourself with patience. Most likely, your child will need more time to learn how to write, than right-handers.
Try to buy in the stationery store special products for left-handers (pencils, pens, scissors). Manufacturers of such products, such as a pen filled with quick-drying ink. This greatly simplifies the process of writing for children - usually black left-handed by reason of the provisions of hands smear.
Be sure to lock the kid skill to hold a pencil or pen at a distance of no more than 4 cm from the tip. Many do believe that it is fundamental, what should be taught left-handed when writing.
Experienced teachers give a clue as to how to teach to write left-handed. To do this, put a piece of paper in front of the child along the left-hand and right tilt. Hand the baby in the same position as the arm is connected to the right-handed writing. In this way, the left hand is in the "above the line" position, and it becomes easier to write.
It is possible to apply a different method. Let your child turn the hand to his chest and put a sheet to the left with respect to the little left-hander. But do not insist on a particular mode. Perhaps your child come up with some other method of writing, convenient for him.
It is known that many lefties try to write in a mirror image. Pay attention to this fact the child. Make up with him visual images that will help him to better remember how to write numbers or letters.
It is also proved that the left-handed form of automatism difficult skills. Therefore, patiently working on with the child everyday skills such as tying shoelaces or fastening buttons. As a result, the automatism and go to the letter.
It is likely that your child is left-handed have never mastered the art of calligraphy. Do not scold him for his bad handwriting - difficult to write left-handed unseparated, it is almost impossible to write with a slope to the right due to the fact that the working arm closes already written.