A cursive capital P is easy to write. It’s almost exactly like a handwritten capital p. The lowercase cursive p is like many of the other lowercase cursive letters and is also almost exactly like it’s handwritten form.
The letter p in cursive usually connects to the letter e in words like:
Cursive p’s also connect to the letter o in many words. Some of these include:
After you become comfortable with writing the letter p in cursive, practice writing “pe” together as well as “po.” These are called “connectors” and will help you understand how cursive works to form words.
Extra work: Try to throw in words with unique letters for better practice. For instance, write “pork” to see how to write the letter k in a word.
Writing an Uppercase P in Cursive
As you see in the diagram (above), begin the capital P just below your top line with a small tail. From there bring your stroke to the bottomline creating a stem.
Bring your stroke back up to the top and create a large loop, ending in the middle of the stem and finishing your stroke. Like many letters in the cursive alphabet, capital P won’t connect to the other letters forming the word.
Please watch our short tutorial video showing exactly how to write both upper and lowercase.
Writing a Lowercase p in Cursive
Like capital P, begin your stroke just below your midline. Take your stroke slightly up to the centerline, then bring it back down below the bottom line, creating a stem. Bring your stroke back above the bottom line, take your stroke and make a big loop on the right side of the stem, creating the “p” shape. To finish the letter, add a tail to the right to either end the letter or connect to your next letter.
Cursive Letter P — Free Worksheet to practice the letter p in both uppercase and lowercase. Click on the image to download the pdf.