Why do some children reverse letters?

December 30, 2014 | STABILO

When you hold an object, no matter which way you look at it, it is the same. However, letters change depending on which way you write them. For example, if you reflect a ‘d’ it becomes a ‘b’, with an entirely different shape and sound. Young children can struggle with deciphering these changes, and reversing letters is a common problem in the [...]


STABILO Early Writers Pack

November 18, 2014 | STABILO

By the age of about 12 or 13 months, most children are able to push a crayon around some paper and make a scribble. Throughout the toddler years your child’s writing and drawing skills will improve in small steps until their pictures become more recognisable (more…)


How to turn scribbles into letters

September 5, 2014 | STABILO

Scribbling is the earliest form of learning to write. Although every child will master the art of writing in their own time, encouraging your child to write in any form will help their development. The random squiggles your child makes as a toddler will gradually evolve to become recognisable as letters and shapes. (more…)