A cursive capital Q is a bit hard, it’s similar to a number two. The lowercase cursive q is almost exactly a handwritten lowercase q.
The letter q in cursive usually connects to the letter u in words like:
After you become comfortable with writing the letter q in cursive, practice writing “qu” together. These are called “connectors” and will help you understand how cursive works to form words.
Bonus Practice: Yep, the q is a unique and little-used letter. Try writing words with other unique letters, like a cursive k (like “quack”) or the letter z, like “quartz”.
Writing an Uppercase Q in Cursive
As you see in the diagram (above), begin the capital Q slightly below the midline of the paper you’re using. Take your stroke to the top line, then loop it back down to the bottom line, taking the stroke just below your starting point. From there create the small loop. End the loop with a small tail off the right of the letter to either end the letter or continue with the word.
Please watch our short tutorial video showing exactly how to write both upper and lowercase.
Writing a Lowercase q in Cursive
Begin your stroke on your midline. Make the “o” shape, after bringyour stroke below the bottom line, creating a stem. Bring your stroke back around into a
loop from the stem, back up the right side of the letter, and out to the right to either end the letter or connect to your next letter.
Cursive Letter Q — Free Worksheet to practice the letter q in both uppercase and lowercase. Click on the image to download the pdf.