Making Cursive Fun with a Cursive License

To be honest...I don't think you have to work too hard to make cursive 'fun' for your students.  This is my first year back in third after about a 10 year span of being in first and second.  I forgot how excited they get to learn cursive!  I spent the first semester carefully teaching them the proper strokes for each letter and learning words...now we are a full fledged cursive class!  Part of that involves having my students receive a CURSIVE LICENSE.  They ate this right up and were thrilled to earn it.  I decided to make 2 ~ a large one for the wall to hang up like this:


Then I like to also make them smaller ones that I shrink down and laminate for them just like an I.D. ( on both they are required to sign and date too )


Now I also tell them that their licenses can be 'revoked' if they don't take care in writing neatly.  I have a license little pack if you are interested - it's already done for you:


I hope you are able to use a cursive license in your classroom...your kids will love it!

2 comments

  1. Adorable idea! I am glad to hear they still eat up the novelties in 3rd too!!! Happy MLK day!

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  2. Cute idea. My daughter wants to learn cursive. Maybe we can use this when we start.
    ✿April✿
    Grade School Giggles

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