This is Alexis writing at 4.5 years old.
I have never once asked her to write on her own, trace letters on any worksheet, or hold a pencil/pen/crayon/marker correctly.
She has suddenly decided she wants to write, not only that but she is also drawing and coloring.
So now she happily writes on the chalkboard, on paper, on the whiteboard, etc.,
and I am one proud Momma.