Development is not a race- the joy of seeing fine motor skill progress at her own pace

Here is squiggle’s writing development over the past few months, since she first decided to pick up a pen in order to try to write:

drawing 05.02
This was her mark making in February 2013
drawing 11.05.13
This was her ‘writing’ in May 2013
June 2013- starting to form letters, some correctly. This says ‘book, bus, london’
‘happy fathers day’ (15th June 2013)
‘grandad’ (written backwards!) June 2013

And here is her drawing development (see the creative development page for 2011-2012 for comparison)…

milenium wheel drawing 11.03.13
London eye drawing March 2013
map of st albans 08.04.13
This is a map of St Albans she drew in April 2013
drawing 09.05.13
This is her drawing of a person 9th May 2013
drawing of big ben 11.05.13
Big Ben drawn and cut out independently May 2013
drawing 06.06.13
London eye and a london bus June 2013
London bus with a funny face drawn in late June 2013
drawing 08.06.13
People in a garden looking at flowers June 2013
Crocodile June 2013
Observation drawing from a book 25th June 2013
Funfair wheel 9th July 2013 (the circles in the middle are the cogs she noticed while riding on it)
A very busy paddling pool! July 2013
She copied the picture her dad had drawn for her and then added her own ideas to. July 2013
Pigs on a swing 10th July 2013

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