As a former elementary school teacher for many years, I mastered and taught the standard “D’Nealian” style of cursive to my students. D’Nealian is the most commonly taught cursive writing style in the US, to those who are first learning.
I created this website with the express purpose of helping students, teachers, homeschoolers, and anyone else who has an interest in learning how to write cursive.
I try to make it easy to understand how to write the cursive alphabet through worksheets and how-to videos. We hope you find the cursive letter worksheets and videos informative and helpful so that you can master the art of cursive writing in no time.
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Cursive Lowercase Letters
For anyone who wants to learn cursive letters, the first place to start is with cursive lowercase letters. While some of the cursive letters are similar to their lowercase printed letters, there are also quite a few that are quite different. While they may look difficult to master at first glance, they can be mastered pretty quickly with a little bit of effort and practice. Even if you've never written cursive letters before, going through the pages on this website will give you all the information and practice you need to quickly master all of the lowercase cursive letters.
Cursive Capital Letters
Much like their lowercase counterparts, many cursive capital letters resemble printed capital letters. If you've already mastered the lowercase cursive letters, you'll also find that some cursive capital letters resemble their lowercase counterparts. Then there are a number of capital cursive letters that look strange and difficult, but again, with a bit of cursive writing practice, they can be mastered quite quickly. What you'll likely find is that as you begin to learn how to write capital cursive letters, they're a lot more fun and interesting to write than your usual printed letters.
Once you have mastered both lowercase and capital cursive letters, you'll know the cursive alphabet. This, however, isn't the end of your learning. Once you know all of the cursive letters, you'll still need to spend some time learning how to connect them all. One of the great advantages of cursive writing and letters is that they connect to one another to make writing quicker and more efficient, but you'll need to practice how different cursive letters are connected to one another. Again, this appears at first to be much more difficult than it is in reality, and once you spend some time practicing, you'll soon be writing cursive words and cursive sentences without a second thought.
Cursive Letter Videos
For those just beginning to learn how to write cursive letters, one of the best ways to learn is to watch how-to videos on how to write each letter in cursive. We have created a video to show you how to write every letter of the cursive alphabet including lowercase and capital cursive letters. Once you have watched the video a time or two, you should have a pretty good idea of what you need to do to write that particular cursive letter. You can use your finger to copy the motions you see in the video or take out a pen and follow along with the video as all the cursive letters are written. Doing this with each new letter you learn will give you a feel of how cursive writing is written and help you when you begin to practice on worksheets.
Cursive Letter Worksheets
In addition to watching videos showing how to write cursive letters, you'll also want to practice your writing, using our cursive writing worksheets. You can use these worksheets while following along with the videos or you can do them on your own in your free time to practice. These cursive letter worksheets will help you to learn the stroke work of each of the letters and help you quickly master them. We've created a specific worksheet for each lowercase and capital cursive letter, and we also have an option where you can create your own cursive worksheets so you can practice any cursive letters that may be giving you a bit more trouble than the others.
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