Children using the process of line printing often form
constructions that they might not be able to draw or write, or might
not consider drawing or writing. Children just entering the stage
of representational drawing sometimes make a huge leap when offered
line printing as a tool for composing pictures, letters and designs.
Those individuals struggling with developing fine motor skills
will find a new fluent means of expression and a tool for constructing
Though it may be difficult for children to draw straight lines,
they can easily master the process of line printing. The ability
to make a series of marks and control their placement not only
precedes, but is also essential to drawing, reading and writing.