Teach cursive with block crayon lines: the blue is the sky, the green the grass, and the brown the earth. Some letters reach up to the sky, and some like to stay in the grass. Some like to dig down into the earth, and a lot of them do all three things.
Waldorf ~ grade ~ Language Arts ~ Letters ~ Vowels ~ gesture ~ The gesture for “O’ is a large rounding of the arms, mirroring the rounding of the lips. One feels drawn out of oneself into relationship with something outside of oneself, as in love.