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…)

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Helping with homework

October 16, 2014 | STABILO


Supporting your child’s education at home is vital for their learning development and creating a positive attitude towards school. The amount of homework a child is expected to complete varies with age, school and teacher. (more…)

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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 [...]

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Challenges for left handed writers

September 5, 2014 | STABILO


When will I know if my child is right or left handed? It may be possible to see which hand your child prefers as early as 6 to 9 months although they may not consistently favour one hand until they are two or three years old. Some children can be ambidextrous up to the age of 6 so don’t worry if their dominant hand still isn’t clear. It’s [...]

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