Many children struggle to remember which direction certain letters and numbers face. Uppercase M and W, and lowercase u and n can present a real challenge. Visuals, color, and metaphors are all effective ways to help children lock learning into place. Download Teach MW un for a free lesson and visual on telling the difference between M and W, and u and n.
Check out Alphabet Tales for an introduction to the alphabet, using stories and visuals. Check out Writing the Visual, Kinesthetic, and Auditory Alphabet for tips on writing the alphabet like the one in the lesson, including help with letter reversals.