On this page, you will find 10 free cursive F worksheets that are all entirely free to download or print! These printables are great for the teachers and parents that are teaching their students or kid(s) about cursive lettering, and more specifically, the letter F.
I included many variations of these worksheets, including upper and lowercase cursive F, cursive F with instruction arrows, large-sized cursive F sheets for younger grades, cursive words starting with F, and tons more!
To get access to any of these sheets, click on any of the images or links, which will open the PDF on a new page. Once opened, you can then freely print or download! All of these worksheets are on US letter-size paper, but fit perfectly on A4 too!
After many requests from readers, I created a single-page PDF file that includes all of the above worksheets!
This will save you tons of time when it comes to printing and handing these out in the classroom or at home.
If you have any ideas of things you would like to add to these sheets, please let me know in the comments, as I plan on making more of these!
7 Ways To Use Cursive F Worksheets
Cursive F, specifically the lowercase form, is one of the most difficult letters for students to learn. Here are some ways to use my Cursive F worksheets to help students master the letter.
7. Practicing The Motions For Uppercase And Lowercase F
Before even tracing the letter F in its uppercase and lowercase form, have your children or students practice the motion of making the letter.
Give them one of the worksheets with ample guideline space and invite them to simply freehand the letter in its uppercase and especially lowercase form.
Let them make the letters as loopy as they want; this is just to get them used to the movement of F, which is especially swoopy in the lowercase form.
Advise them to stay within the guidelines as much as possible, but don’t fret if they write beyond the confines of the lines.
6. Tracing Uppercase And Lowercase F
Once they have done a few lines of freehand, swoopy/loopy F’s, then it’s time to fine-tune their writing and practice it within the confines of proper penmanship.
I have multiple sheets for tracing both uppercase and lowercase F, and you can print as many copies as you need so that students can get ample practice.
5. Writing Uppercase And Lowercase F Independently
Of course, in addition to providing tracing practice, my worksheets have lots of space for students to practice writing uppercase and lowercase F independent of any tracing.
Start the children off slow and don’t overwhelm them; perhaps introduce independent writing of F at the end of the lesson, and just have them do one or two lines.
Then, when they come back to it the next day, have them practice tracing and then independent writing once again, until they have mastered the letter.
4. Linking Lowercase F To Other Letters
Since F isn’t a word on its own, it will always be linked to other letters, and so students should practice doing just that.
If you go through my worksheets for the letter F you will find a page that practices linking F to other letters, but you could also take it a step further.
Using blank guideline space on one of my worksheets or on your own lined paper, create traceable F + every other letter of the alphabet.
And then, conversely, you could list every other letter of the alphabet + F, so students can practice linking other letters to F.
3. Writing Three- And Four-Letter Words That Start With F
I have some starter three- and four-letter words that begin with F that students can trace, but you could definitely use those as a jumping off point for further words.
Or you could create traceables with five or six letter words that begin with F, as a challenge.
2. Tracing Words That Contain F
After students have traced the words that begin with the letter F, why not challenge them to trace words that contain the letter F?
This is good practice for using the letter in real-world situations.
You can take one of the worksheets that has ample free guideline space, create dotted-line words that are traceable and make copies.
Some word ideas include “Before,” “Adrift” and “Itself.” Make sure to include words that contain double F’s, like “Iffy” and “Jiffy” and “Cliff.”
1. Writing Alliterative F Sentences
Using one of the worksheets with plenty of free guideline space, write an alliterative F sentence using dotted lines for the children to trace and make as many copies as needed.
Some examples: “Fred found the fine fish at the fair”; or “Fatima fed frozen flounder to her ferret.”