When children are learning how to write, they really need help from guidelines on their paper to know how to make their letters the correct size. Now that he's learning cursive, it's difficult for our youngest (2nd grade) to make his letters the correct size on regular paper. So I made this simple sheet of paper with guides on it. This helps me be able to teach him whether his pencil needs to be on the top, middle, or bottom line, and it helps him keep his letters the correct size (instead of all of his letters being the same size.
(just click on the picture to print)
This paper would work great with our Monthly Journals, too!