Skip to Content

Creative Adventures in Cursive

We all know that cursive writing is almost removed from school curriculum's. If you are looking for ways to help your children not miss out on cursive writing, then Creative Adventures in Cursive by Rachelle Doorley, is the perfect book for all ages to learn that cursive is a wonderful means of self-expression and an essential form of communication—don't let it be forgotten!

Creative Adventures in Cursive

Creative Adventures in Cursive

This colorful book gives kids of all ages ideas for practicing writing skills. Creative Adventures in Cursive guides them into cursive creativity. Doorley has concocted 22 fun and colorful ways to use script to make posters, present school projects, design monograms, create greeting cards, decorate book bags and t-shirts, ice cookies and cakes. Writing in script with everything, including fabric markers, pastry tubes, string and yarn, and of course brushes, pens, and crayons. And as educators will attest, writing in cursive provides cognitive benefits in spelling, memory, reading comprehension, language skills, and overall academic confidence. Practicing cursive carries similar benefits when drawing; once you learn the basic shapes, you can play with it by creating your own personal style.

Fun Writing Projects

Some of the fun writing projects you can expect to find in this book include:

  • Ombre Lettering
  • Greeting Cards
  • Gift Tag Collage
  • Message Chalkboard
  • Repousse Foil Art
  • and much more

About the Author

Rachelle Doorley is an arts educator, community builder, and founder of the popular creativity blog TinkerLab. She is also the author of TinkerLab: A Hands-on Guide for Little Inventors, published by Roost in 2014. Rachelle studied costume design at the University of California, Los Angeles, and worked on Hollywood films before finding her true calling as an arts educator. After teaching elementary and middle school art, she earned a master’s in arts education from Harvard, and then oversaw museum-based and education programs in Massachussets and California. Rachelle lives with her family in the beautiful San Francisco Bay area, where she teaches art, visual thinking, and creativity. She enjoys her sketchbooks, taking her kids on adventures, good friends, kawaii drawings, breakfast, hand-drawn letters, hikes in the woods, and ocean air.

Connect with Quarto Knows: Site | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.