Cursive Made Easy with CursiveLogic


Learn cursive in four easy lessons! Each CursiveLogic worktext includes the four foundational lessons, consumable practice pages, and three dry-erase pages for review.

Second edition is 112 pages plus 3 dry-erase practice pages; top-spiral bound.



Cursive handwriting made easy

When my grandfather went to school, legible cursive handwriting was both necessary and required. Students diligently practiced penmanship until they had achieved a smooth, flowing script that would serve them well for the rest of their lives. Because handwriting was used in learning most other things through copywork or composition, students were taught that beautiful, orderly handwriting was part of developing an orderly mind.

Fast-forward to the present, when the art of penmanship (especially cursive) has slipped from classroom requirements in many states. Students imagine that they no longer need the ability to write by hand, but studies have shown otherwise. In my article, “Penmanship Matters” (it will open in a new tab), you’ll find many compelling reasons to teach handwriting.

Because handwriting is a learning tool — one of the primary communication skills through which other subjects are understood — mastering the mechanics of penmanship simplifies every other task that uses writing.

One book, four lessons

Many people feel that they don’t have time to teach cursive with all the other things that students need to know, but CursiveLogic has completely eliminated that issue. In four simple lessons, students learn to write all the letters of the alphabet in a tidy, clean cursive script. Each CursiveLogic worktext includes four foundational lessons, consumable practice pages, and three dry-erase pages for review. It’s the first cursive book I’ve seen with a teaching method I can recommend.

Each lesson focuses on a group of letters, organized by shape. Students learn

  • Basic shape of the letter family
  • Starting point for all letters in the group
  • Where the first stroke begins
  • A catch phrase to recite as they practice.

Practice in three steps

  1. Practice the shape alone, first tracing then writing.
  2. Practice each letter separately, then as a connected string.
  3. Practice connecting different letters and the required connections.

This process is followed with each of the four groups, then uppercase letters are added and students practice with a variety of texts. At the end of the book, three dry-erase pages offer unlimited practice for each letter group and the connections. The entire worktext is spiral bound at the top and laid out so that the student’s hand never has to rest on the spiral binding (that means that left-handers can use it just as easily as right-handed students!).

Handwriting as a learning tool

I believe that students can learn the basics of good penmanship with the use of one book, then practice it in context through copywork and composition. This places the skill in its proper place as a learning tool, not as an end in itself. Students benefit from using handwriting, either cursive or italic, to learn other things, so it makes sense to master it quickly and use it forever.

Everyone needs to know at least enough cursive to read Grandma’s letters and pen a stylish signature, and every American should be able to read America’s founding documents. CursiveLogic can get students to that point, but better than that, they can take students beyond and provide a foundation for a lifetime of legible, beautiful handwriting.

Follow CursiveLogic handwriting workbook with The Art of Cursive coloring book for additional practice and review. As students color beautiful pictures filled with cursive lettering, they continue to practice cursive letters, connections, slant, spacing, and more. Best of all, it’s fun and relaxing!

Don’t forget that you can save a bit when you purchase CursiveLogic and The Art of Cursive together in the Cursive Made Easy Bundle!


1 review for Cursive Made Easy with CursiveLogic

  1. Trisha

    I’m wondering if the cursive logic workbook would be suitable to write with a fountain pen? Or would the pages bleed through on the other side?

    • Janice Campbell

      Hi, Trisha— I tested with a black medium nib fountain pen and it was slightly visible through the page at some points. The ink did not seem to bleed through, though it came close at a couple of spots. A narrower nib and less wet ink (I was using Noodler’s Black Eel with a Conklin Duragraph, which is a pretty wet combination) would do better, I’m sure. I hope that helps!

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