Although students are used to typing on the computer or using the virtual keyboard on tablets and mobile phones, they also need to work on their handwriting to have clear, legible handwriting . These PDF calligraphy resources , including index cards, activities, and games, are ideal for this .

Calligraphy exercises for Primary 1

This resource contains notebooks and dotted calligraphy exercises that can be printed for students to practice and improve their writing, focusing both on the letters of the alphabet and on different proposed sentences. The activities are divided into two types: stick letter and linked .

Calligraphy workshop: use of pictograms

A 45-page calligraphy notebook divided into three blocks: simple guideline, Montessori guideline and grid . Each of these sections, in turn, contains different cards for students to work on calligraphy through pictograms that they must identify in the phrases that appear. At the end, there is an annex with its meaning.

Writing pad. Ordinals and alphabet

In addition to working on the calligraphy of all the letters of the alphabet , the students also practice the spelling of ordinal numbers . The exercises include writing sentences and numbers (from 1 to 20), completing the alphabet in upper and lower case letters, thinking of a word from a selection of letters …

Printable notebooks with calligraphy exercises

It includes a theoretical and a practical part. The first one explains what graphomotricity is and suggests some exercises for students to practice . Meanwhile, the second is a booklet with calligraphy exercises that include different worksheets (groups  1 and ) in which to review dotted lines to draw objects and animals, activities where you have to relate objects through arrows or write letters following the marked stroke.

My writing pad: I learn to write

Calligraphy sheets for children between 6 and 7 years old designed to work at home. Before suggesting the activities, he offers recommendations about the posture of the body when writing and how to hold the pencil. The exercises are quite varied. For example, you have to trace the letters following the model in front of them combining a vowel and a consonant; circle the syllable they have worked from among a group of words; match an action (or a concept) with its corresponding image; review the dotted lines of the verb that correspond to that action / concept; or handwriting the chorus of a children’s song . There is also a section to work on the letters and their sounds.

Calligraphy Notebook PDF (and spelling)

Classified in three levels, its cards suggest different possibilities. Thus, for example, it is possible to practice the calligraphy of each letter of the alphabet separately, or sequences of words and sentences that must be reproduced or ordered from a group of words to form a sentence and add the end point . A part of the resource focuses specifically on working both calligraphy and misspellings from those consonants that a priori cause more doubts like v. There are also proposals focused on calligraphy and accentuation rules .

Calligraphy generator

Thanks to the generators, teachers also have the possibility to create their own cards and calligraphy notebooks in PDF format , and to choose the font, pattern, number of lines, page orientation …

20 children’s calligraphy tokens

It includes three types of index cards to practice a clear and legible letter: vowels and consonants, complete words and phrases. You will find it on the blog ‘Learning with Julia’ and its author, in addition, suggests some simple tips for students: use interline paper, practice calligraphy slowly or pay attention to the posture that the body acquires and how to take the pen or pencil .

Tales in calligraphy

The lazy little bird, The wise shepherd, The magic dwarfs, The hare’s girlfriend, Thumbelina … These are some of the stories that are proposed in this space. They are divided into chapters (or pages) so that each day the students practice a few lines and are motivated by their desire to know how the story that has started will continue .  

Calligraphy Workbook

It gathers more than 300 cards that propose, in addition to calligraphy activities, other exercises such as cross words, completing sentences, joining with lines … All this material is very diverse and, in addition, it incorporates images for the students to paint.


It consists of 26 cards to practice calligraphy with the little ones. From A to Z (excluding the letter ñ), the sentences that they incorporate so that the students learn to write correctly consist of four or five words, in which the chosen letter is repeated several times. For example: Flora the seal that floats, the party was fabulous, the fryer does not work or the ferocious feline sniffs’, to work the F. 

Animal Alphabet

These pictures contain animal illustrations, letters to color and letters to trace. The contents are divided into themes: description and activity (animals), poster and initial calligraphy, coloring. Many of these printable sheets contain links to similar educational activities. 

Calligraphy exercises

Once you have mastered calligraphy, you need to start to have good handwriting that allows teachers to fully understand what words appear in the text. It also incorporates images along with the attached sentences for students to relate. 


More than 300 cards to practice writing the vowels in upper and lower case. They include various revision activities such as uniting the vowels with the sketch that begins with it; write the vowels that bear the drawings that appear (for example, glass, write the ‘a’ and the ‘o’); review and paint the letters and round the elements that bear the letter ‘c’ … 


It provides indications for the outline of the left-handed students, since when writing the order of drawing between them and a right-handed person it is different. The images contain directions with arrows to guide the correct outline of the upper and lower case letters.