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FRANCIS and his tracing skills

Kiko is now 3 years, 3 months and 1 week old today. He can now easily trace his first name FRANCIS and his hand can draw straight vertical lines as legibly as he can.



This source says:

"All children start writing by scribbling, an activity most toddlers enjoy. To do it, they must use coordination to hold the crayon, keep the paper still, and apply enough pressure to make a mark on the paper.
As time goes on, with lots of practice, they'll start to realize that not only can they make marks to create a pattern, but by repeating the same movements, they can make the pattern again.
Eventually, with practice and formal schooling, kids learn what are called the conventions of print like writing from left to right, the difference between uppercase and lowercase letters, how to put spaces between words, and how to use correct spelling in most instances."



He can trace shapes  like circle, triangle, square and  rectangle.
Maybe next time he can write his name in full
FRANCIS DAN …