Arrows and stroke numbers offer guidance in direction and sequence.

Where is the transition?

With D'Nealian manuscript, there's hardly any transition. That's the feature that has made this handwriting method the favorite of teachers from coast to coast. All you do is add a few simple joining strokes (shown in red) and--presto--you're writing in D'Nealian.

D'Nealian Handwriting is a registered trademark of Donald N. Thurber, licensed exclusively by Scott, Foresman and Company, and is used here with permission.