Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: More Prewriting Skills Lesson Plan

Sugar Writing

Objective: To continue practicing prewriting skills

Music: “Pencil Grip Song” (

My thumb is bent
Pointer points to the tip
Tall Man uses his side
I tuck the last two fingers in
And take them for a ride

Fine Motor Skills: CCBS pages 196-228

Craft/Activity: Sugar Writing


  • White sugar
  • Cookie sheet


  1. Pour a layer of sugar on the cookie sheet.
  2. Draw letters and shapes in the sugar with the index finger.


Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills (Grade P). 2011. American Education Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60996-328-6

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Sugar Writing © 2015 Heather Johnson

Written by Heather

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, homemaker, homeschooler, and mother.

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