Christmas wish-list

December 1, 2016 | STABILO

It’s nearly Christmas! Who’s excited? We are! Writing a Christmas letter to Father Christmas is a brilliant way to get your children to practice their best handwriting and find out what’s on their Christmas wish-list. We’ve created a Christmas wish-list template to make the letter writing easy! Simply click on the template below, print [...]


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 [...]


[CLOSED] Queen’s Birthday Compe...

June 1, 2016 | STABILO

To celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday this year, we've created a royal writing and colouring competition! We'll be giving away 90 STABILO EASYoriginal pens, as well as a stationery bundle for our overall winner. To enter, simply print off the templates below, add some colour to the Corgis and tell us what you would do if you were king [...]


Writing tips for young journalists

June 23, 2015 | STABILO

Are you a budding news journalist? You may already have your own blog but how would you like your very own online column? We have teamed up with First News to continue the hunt for the UK’s newest star reporter with our Young Journalist of the Year competition. News usually has four forms: a news article, a feature article, an editorial ar [...]


Young Journalist of the Year

May 29, 2015 | STABILO

We’ve teamed up with First News to find the UK’s newest star reporter. One aspiring young journalist or blogger will win the chance to have their very own online column at and a huge stationery goody bag for their whole class! All you have to do is handwrite us your best news column about something that’s important t [...]


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’ [...]


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 [...]


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…)