STABILO Pen Licence

November 3, 2016 | STABILO

Moving from writing with a pencil to a pen can be a big step in a child’s handwriting development. To reward children for their hard work and achievement in accomplishing this feat, we have created the STABILO Pen licence. Dedicated to parents and teachers, this blog provides additional support for children working towards their Pen Licenc [...]


Tell a Fairytale template

June 22, 2016 | STABILO

You've learned how to draw a fairytale castle fit for a queen with our latest 'Watch and draw with us' video, now you can write your own fairytale to go with it! Print off out template and let their imagination run wild while practising their best handwriting! Share your child's finished fairytale story on our Facebook and Twitter pages [...]


EASYstart handwriting top tips

February 25, 2016 | STABILO

Is your child’s handwriting all over the place? If they’re struggling to keep it neat they probably just need a bit more practice to familiarise themselves with the shapes of letters and the flow of words. We’ve got some top tips to help your child improve their handwriting, simply by making a few easy adjustments:   https://www.yo [...]


10 things that are better to write by...

April 28, 2015 | STABILO

Handwriting may be slower than typing, but the critical thinking process that goes with writing by hand makes it so much better for learning and remembering information. When it comes to everyday tasks, a pen is much more convenient and easier to pick up than a laptop. To celebrate National Stationery Week and to help ‘Get Britain Writing’ [...]


Handwriting support for dyslexia

December 19, 2014 | STABILO

Dyslexia literally means 'difficulty with words' in Greek and occurs independently of intelligence. People with dyslexia often have difficulties with processing information. As a result, coordinating the cognitive, linguistic and motor processes in order to translate the pattern of written letters and numbers to recreate them on paper is some [...]


Top 6 Reasons to Write By Hand

November 27, 2014 | STABILO

Handwriting may be something of a lost art but it is still a valuable life skill. With technology taking over, typing has become more favourable than writing by hand, but handwriting is actually more beneficial. Here are six reasons to write by hand: (more…)


Getting a good grip on writing

November 12, 2014 | STABILO

Learning how to hold a pen or pencil properly from an early age is the best way to develop good writing habits for the rest of your life. A good grip will make writing smoother and neater, avoiding cramping and fatigue. The most universally recognised and recommended writing grip is the tripod grip. (more…)


7 top tips for handwriting

October 20, 2014 | STABILO

You can’t forget how to write but whether you’re 7 or 70, you can always improve. The way we are taught to write is the foundation for how we form words and letters throughout our entire lives, and may also affect how we feel about handwriting. (more…)


Writing Styles

September 11, 2014 | STABILO

How handwriting is taught in England Across the UK, different approaches are taken to providing guidelines for teaching. The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is used for supporting pre-school and Reception children while the National Curriculum regulates learning for all school-age children in state schools across England, while in Wale [...]