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Cactus Tracing Worksheets

Are you looking for a simple pre-writing activity for your kids? Then, you’ll want these free printable Cactus Tracing Worksheets. These preschool worksheets are a fun way for your kids to practice writing strokes, pencil grip, fine motor skills, and other pre-writing skills!


Writing Activity for Preschoolers


Cactus Tracing Worksheets For Pre-Writing:

Before your preschoolers can learn how to form and write the letters, they need to practice using writing tools and develop their pencil grip.


Your kids also need to work on making basic pre-writing strokes including straight lines, curved lines, zig-zags, and shapes that make up letters.


Pre-writing activities like these tracing worksheets are a great way for your children to develop their fine motor skills, hand muscle strength, and much more.  


Pre-Writing Worksheets


Getting Ready To Use The Cactus Tracing Worksheets:

What’s Included:

  • 5 Cupcake Tracing Worksheets


What Else Is Needed:

  • White Card Stock or Copy Paper
  • Crayons or Markers
  • Dry Erase Markers (optional)
  • Dry Erase Pockets (optional)
  • Laminator and Laminating Pouches (optional)
  • Play Dough (optional)
  • Glitter Glue (optional)
  • Paint Pens (optional)


Pre-Writing Activity


To get this pre-writing activity ready for your kids, click on the button below. Then, download and print the worksheets.


If you want your kids to reuse this activity, print the worksheets on card stock because the thicker paper is more durable. Then, laminate the printables or place each one in a dry erase pocket.


How To Use The Cactus Tracing Worksheets:

To begin using this tracing activity, your pre-writers will select a worksheet. They will then use crayons or markers to trace over the lines. 


Fine Motor Activity


To turn this into a sensory activity, your preschoolers use play dough, glitter glue, or a paint pen. If you laminate the worksheets or place them in dry erase pockets, they can use a dry erase marker to trace over the lines too.


Fine Motor Skills


How Can I Use These Printables In My Classroom?

There are many different ways to use these worksheets in your classroom or homeschool. You can have your kids practice tracing the lines as a warm-up activity in the morning. 


You can also add these printables to your writing center or send them home with your  


Preschool Worksheets


These Cactus Tracing Worksheets are an easy way for your pre-writers to work on their fine motor skills, practice writing strokes, and much more!


Pin It For Later:

Do you want to save this pre-writing activity for later? Pin this to your preschool activities board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready.


Worksheets for Preschool


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