Monday & Wednesdays at 9am EST
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4pm EST

... it's systematic, multisensory, research-based, super-fun and light-fast!

Research-based Handwriting

Handwriting Heroes may appear comical and carefree, but don’t be fooled! The program is developed by an occupational therapist and is based on the following principles:

Teach letters in groupit is far easier to learn 5 groups of similarly formed letters than 26 individual letters.

Use continues strokesForming letters without lifting one's pencil improves the flow and speed of writing.

Teach lowercase firstLowercase is used 98% of the time in reading and writing. Learning these letters first. Learning these letters first Jump starts functional writing.

Use multisensory teachingInvolving many ways of stimulating the brain increases understanding and recall of the letter forms and makes strong connections between the letter names, forms, and sounds.

Review and practiceOnly 10 minutes of daily practice significantly improves motor memory and fluency so that writing becomes easier and more automatic.

Time to WriteYou've got a lot on your plate and not much time. But, you know that handwriting is a foundational skill essential to writing. The great news is that you only need 5 weeks to teach all the lowercase letters with Handwriting Heroes.

Week 1Monday
Tues – Fri
30 min
15 min
Introduce skydivers (l, t, k, i, j)
Practice skydivers
Week 2Monday
Tues – Fri
30 min
15 min
Introduce bouncers (h, b, r, n, m, p)
Practice bouncers and review previous letters
Week 3Monday
Tues – Fri
30 min
15 min
Introduce cannon pops (c, a, d, o, g, q)
Practice cannon pops and review previous letters
Week 4Monday
Tues – Fri
30 min
15 min
Introduce skiers (v, w, x, y)
Practice skiers and review previous letters
Week 5Monday
Tues – Fri
30 min
15 min
Introduce surfers (s, u, f, e, z)
Practice skydivers and review previous letters

Week 1

Monday (30 min)

Introduce skydivers (l, t, k, i, j)

Tues – Fri (15 min)

Practice skydivers

Week 2

Monday (30 min)

Introduce bouncers (h, b, r, n, m, p)

Tues – Fri (15 min)

Practice bouncers and review previous letters

Week 3

Monday (30 min)

Introduce cannon pops (c, a, d, o, g, q)

Tues – Fri (15 min)

Practice cannon pops and review previous letters

Week 4

Monday (30 min)

Introduce skiers (v, w, x, y)

Tues – Fri (15 min)

Practice skiers and review previous letters

Week 5

Monday (30 min)

Introduce surfers (s, u, f, e, z)

Tues – Fri (15 min)

Practice skydivers and review previous letters

Take us for a test drive

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  • A teacher’s guide
  • A positioning guide
  • All the skydiver letter worksheets
  • Handwriting Heroes Online: skydivers

Products and Services

Workbooks and Videos

Our comprehensive handwriting curriculum is instantly downloadable.

It includes:

  • uppercase, lowercase + number workbooks
  • wall cards and desk strips
  • three-lined writing paper
  • a specialized font
  • lowercase letter formation videos

Handwriting Heroes Online

A virtual treasure island that teaches all the lowercase letters step-by-step.

Features:

  • over 80 animated videos
  • a magical on-screen pencil
  • real-time voice recording
  • arcade-like learning games
  • a self-assessment tool