Mark making in the salt. We have been practising our letter formation using our paintbrushes to make letters in the magic dust. Engaging writing in EYFS
they play, but do they write?
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Learning to write is much more complicated than we think. After all, most people can write so what is so difficult about it? It's second nature to most of us, yet take some time to look at yourself when you write. What muscles are you using? Switch hands and see if you can manage writing with your other hand. This may give you some idea of the level of control required to make meaningful marks on paper. Building muscle strength and learning to control those muscles is an integral part of…