Free Car Prewriting Strips – A Great Transportation Printable

Prewriting is one fine motor skill that kids can get bored with and I know that change up how you do your prewriting can make things fun.

The free car prewriting strips are great for those car loving kids and great in any transportation theme!

You can have loads of fun working on your prewriting skills with this fun transportation themed printable.

Free Car Prewriting Strips - 12 different prewriting strips with a thin dotted line for kids to have fun working on prewriting - 3Dinosaurs.com

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This is part of my subscriber library. You can subscribe to the newsletter and get access to the password there. You will find it in the prewriting printables section on the subscriber freebie page.

This is a great addition to the prewriting printables and the transportation printables on the site.

What are prewriting skills?

Pre-writing skills are the fundamental skills kids need to develop before they are able to write. These are often simple lines that kids trace to build those skills.

They start with simple lines and work up to more complex lines.

And the car prewriting strips are a great prewriting printable that kids can use to work on building those fine motor skills that become handwriting.

The car prewriting strips have one line on each strip for kids to trace. This allows you to focus on the lines you need and work up to more complex lines.

I recommend printing on cardstock and laminating the prewriting strips. Then put prewriting strips on a ring. It makes them easier for a prewriting center.

Car Prewriting Strips - 12 different prewriting strips with a thin dotted line for kids to have fun working on prewriting - 3Dinosaurs.com

Things to use with the Car Prewriting Strips Printable

Ways to Use the Car Prewriting Strips Printable

There is always more than one way to use a printable. And I love showing you how to change them up. I’m going to show you a few ways to use these pre-writing strips with kids.

Use Dry Eraser Markers with the Car Prewriting Printables

If you have the car laminated then you can use dry erase markers on them over and over. This makes a fine fine motor center. You can use thick markers or fine point markers to trace the line from one side to the other.

You can see that we used a fine point marker to trace the line below.

Car Prewriting Strips - 12 different prewriting strips with a thin dotted line for kids to have fun working on prewriting - 3Dinosaurs.com

Use Erasers with the Car Prewriting Printables

You can find loads of mini erasers at different places and line the tracing strips with the erasers. A great way to work on fine motor skills.

You can use any small item for this like clear counters or glass gems.

Car Prewriting Strips - 12 different prewriting strips with a thin dotted line for kids to have fun working on prewriting - 3Dinosaurs.com

Use Playdough with the Car Prewriting Printables

You can make the lines into mini playdough mats. They can make playdough snakes and have them match the line on the prewriting strip.

Car Prewriting Strips - 12 different prewriting strips with a thin dotted line for kids to have fun working on prewriting - 3Dinosaurs.com

Use a Car To Trace the Prewriting Lines

Since this is a car theme you can use cars to drive on the prewriting line. It is a super fun way to change up how you trace the lines.

Car Prewriting Strips - 12 different prewriting strips with a thin dotted line for kids to have fun working on prewriting - 3Dinosaurs.com


Looking for More Car Themed Prewriting Printables

If you are looking for more car themed prewriting printables you can check out the Transportation Activity Pack. It has no-prep prewriting pages, more options for prewriting strips. and an easy reader book.

Transportation Activity Pack: Prewriting - a fun set of transportation activities in this fun printable pack that has easy reader books, tracing strips and no-prep prewriting printables all to help kids learn in a fun way - 3Dinosaurs.com


Transportation Activity Pack

The transportation Activities Pack has loads of no-prep pages, easy reader books, tracing strips, and clip cards for learning with a car or transportation theme for PreK and kindergarten.

Transportation Activities Pack with Prewriting, Shapes, ABCs, and Numbers - 191 pages of activities with no-prep pages, clip cards and tracing strips to help with learning skills. A great addition to any car or transportation activity or theme. - 3Dinosaurs.com

What you will find in the Transportation Activity Pack

  • Sign Prewriting Thick Line
  • Sign Prewriting Thin Line
  • Car Prewriting Lines
  • Car Prewriting Strips Thick Line
  • Car Prewriting Strips Thin Line
  • Car Prewriting Book Single Print
  • Car Prewriting Book Teacher Print
  • Car Shape Tracing
  • Sign Shape Tracing Strips
  • Sign Shape Clip Cards
  • Car Shape Book Single Print
  • Car Shape Book Teacher Print
  • Car by ABCs – Two letters per page
  • Car by ABCs matching uppercase and lowercase letters with tracing
  • Sign Clip Cards for matching Uppercase letters
  • Sign Clip Cards for Matching Uppercase with lowercase letters
  • ABC Tracing Strips with uppercase and lowercase letters
  • ABC Tracing Strips with uppercase only letters
  • ABC Tracing Strips with lowercase only letters
  • Sign Number Clip Cards 1 to 10
  • Number Clip Cards Which comes next
  • Car Clip Cards
  • Car Number Chart
  • Car with Tracing 0 to 10
  • Car Counting Book 0 to 10 Single Print
  • Car Counting Book 0 to 10 Teacher Print
  • Car Number Tracing Strips 0 to 10 Number digit and word
  • Car Number Tracing Strips 0 to 10 Number digit
  • Car Number Tracing Strips 0 to 10 Number word
  • Which Has More Cars Clip Cards
  • 189 pages
  • Price: $10

What you will find in the Free Car Prewriting Strips

  • 12 prewriting strips
  • 4 prewriting strips on each page
  • Thin prewriting lines
  • Tracing cars to mountains
  • 3 pages
Free Car Prewriting Strips - 12 prewriting strips for kids to use with a car theme - 3Dinosaurs.com


Check out these other Transportation Printabes

Transportation No-Prep Weekly Packs

Transportation Road Shape Tracing Printable

Car Themed Color Pack

Car Counting Mats Numbers 1 to 10

Check out all the fun Transportation Printables & Activities on 3 Dinosaurs.

TransportationActivities & Printables on 3Dinosaurs.com

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About Cassie

Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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