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How to Write Cursive K [Worksheets + Tutorial]

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Writing K in Cursive

A cursive K is easy to write. It’s almost exactly like a handwritten capital K. The lowercase k in cursive isn’t exactly like the lowercase handwritten k, but they are very similar, making K one of the easier letters in the cursive alphabet.

The letter k in cursive usually connects to the letter a in words like:

  • kayak
  • kangaroo

Cursive k also connects to letters e and cursive n in many words. Some of these include:

  • Keep
  • key
  • Knock
  • knife

After you become comfortable with writing the letter k in cursive, practice writing “ka”, “ke”, and “ki” as well. These are called “connectors” and will help you understand how cursive works to form words.

Writing a Cursive Capital K

As you see in the diagram (above), begin the capital cursive K at the top line, bringing your stroke to the bottom. Without breaking your stroke, bring it back up to the centerline.

From the center line, take your stroke out to the right of the letter and to the top line.

Once at the top line, bring your stroke back to the center and take your line out again but this time, take it to the bottom line, leaving a small tail to the right to either end the letter or connect to your next letter.

Now you can write a capital K in cursive!

Please watch our short tutorial video showing exactly how to write both upper and lowercase.

Writing a Lowercase k in Cursive

Begin your stroke just below the centerline. Take your stroke to the top line, making a loop going back down to the bottom line. From there we will take the stroke up and make a loop below the centerline. From there we will take our stroke and loop it out to the right to either end the letter or connect to your next letter.

Cursive Letter K Worksheet

Free Worksheet to practice the letter k in both uppercase and lowercase. Click on the image to download the pdf.

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