Recommended for ages 4+

Zaner-Bloser Handwriting: English (Cursive)

Zaner-Bloser–the leader in handwriting instruction–brings their signature alphabets to the iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod touch®!

Your child will love learning to write uppercase (capital) and lowercase letters and numbers with the fun and interactive Zaner-Bloser Handwriting apps for manuscript (print) and cursive.

Children will enjoy practicing writing letters and numbers to help the friendly pencil-character guide, Zaney, get to school. Zaney moves one step closer along his journey to school as each letter or number is correctly written. This built-in reward not only celebrates young writers’ successes, it motivates them to improve their handwriting!

The introductory series of basic handwriting apps from Zaner-Bloser, the leader in handwriting instruction, includes Zaner-Bloser Handwriting—Manuscript (print), Zaner-Bloser Handwriting—Cursive, and two Spanish-language apps, Zaner-Bloser La escritura—Letra manuscrita (manuscript/print) and Zaner-Bloser La escritura—Letra cursiva (cursive).


  • Video animations – View videos modeling the correct formation of all letters and numbers.
  • Choice – Unrestricted choice of any letter or number at any time makes the experience flexible and fun.
  • Tracing – Opt to use the shaded letters and numbers for tracing with the youngest children.
  • Guidelines – Use the blank guidelines only with more experienced writers.
  • Hints – The hint button offers instructional support.
  • Reward – The built-in reward celebrates successful letter and number formation and motivates children to improve.
  • Zaner-Bloser’s Alphabet - Zaner-Bloser’s manuscript (print) alphabet is the most widely used and recognized alphabet form, so using the manuscript apps supports reading development, too!