This is a fun activity for beginning writers, but it is also a fun way to practice cursive as they get a little older. It will be so much fun they will probably want to make other designs as well.
|Can you find the cursive letter Z |
and the name "Lisa?"
We used pudding in this picture, and one daughter practiced cursive letters while the other practiced printed letters and even wrote her name. Anticipate a little mess as well as tasting if you use pudding.
As you can see this is definitely a "hands-on" or "hands-in" activity.