Cursive Writing Practice Sheets (PDF)

The debate over whether or not cursive writing should be taught in schools or even practiced at all in modern society is certainly a contentious one. While it’s true that digital technology is taking over many aspects of our lives, including writing, the value of knowing how to write in cursive shouldn’t be entirely dismissed. Even if it becomes a less dominant form of communication, there are still practical, cognitive, and aesthetic reasons to keep this skill alive. To that end, we’ve prepared all the cursive writing practice sheets you’ll need to teach young (or old) learners how to write in cursive!

Our printable PDFs include worksheets on writing the cursive alphabet, joining words together, and writing common words and sentences including the days of the week, months of the year, common greetings, everyday phrases, and sentences.

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CCSS Standard
W.3, Writing

Cursive Alphabet Charts (Printable PDFs)

There are three printable cursive alphabet charts below: One with just uppercase and lowercase letters, one with guides to help with letter formation, and another with lines to help with proportional letter height.

Individual Cursive Letters, Letter Joins, and Word Formation Practice Sheets (Printable PDFs)

Each of the worksheet groups below include multiple PDFs. The single letter tracing activity includes one page for each letter of the alphabet. The letter joining sheets also include one sheet for each letter. The last PDF contains pages that help kids practice different words in cursive.

Write Common Words and Phrases in Cursive (printable PDFs)

There are five groups of cursive PDF practice sheets here: Days of the week, months of the year, common phrases, common sentences and a template to practice writing your name.

Individual Cursive Letter Practice Sheets (Printable PDFs)

Please note that the worksheets below are also included above. These are provided in case you want to download activities for each letter individually.