STABILO’s Revision Tips

March 21, 2016 | STABILO

It’s normal to get nervous as you prepare for exams, but revision doesn't have to be a drag. Make a plan and work in the best way for you. First up, make a plan! Work out how many subjects you have to cover and how long you have until your exams, then plot out all your times and dates. Why not use our Revision Timetable to make things [...]


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…)


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 [...]


Great tricks for learning letters

September 10, 2014 | STABILO

Before your child starts school they should have a reasonable grasp of the alphabet as this is a key foundation for learning to write. However, teaching your child the alphabet doesn’t mean you need to sit them down and show them flashcards until they can recognise the letters. Children learn though exploring and discovering which they do thr [...]


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…)