For very young children, scribbling and early writing skills are the same thing. Encouraging your children to draw or scribble at a very early age will help them develop the skills needed to learn how to write and read! It is never too early or late to start. Here are some stages to look for in your child’s artwork.
Keep in mind, all children develop at different paces and that is perfectly fine. The timetables below are approximate.
Stage 1: Random Scribbling (15 months to 2 ½ years)