Handwriting can often be a tough thing for many children to grasp. It can feel tedious and boring to some kids, and often getting your children to practice can feel like a bit of a battle. What can you do to ensure that you encourage handwriting practice and raise your child’s confidence levels? Here are some of the tips that could help.
Unlike running or jumping, handwriting os a skill which needs to be taught and children who aren’t may not develop a comfortable, readable style.
Christmas is one of the best times of the year to be creative, with so many ways to craft items for the home or to give as gifts. For most of these ideas showcased on Pinterest, you do need to have a degree of creative flair. However, if like me, you are lacking a little lustre in that department. Let me share with you some ways that both you and the children can be crafty and creative without too much effort.
Please tell me that I ‘m not the only one who squeals at the prospect of a new notebook or set of pens. Ever since I was a child I have had a bit of a thing about stationery. Saving my pocket money for a new binder, pencil case or better still a fountain pen.
Getting kids to write can be challenging. By teaching children early is a great way to give them a jump start into learning to write. Be sure to make handwriting fun and children will look forward to practising. Here are some top tips to teach children how to write or just improve their writing skills just in time for National Handwriting Day.
It’s no secret that children just have this calling to draw. And sometimes, that calling means that they don’t necessarily draw on paper, but on other objects around your house as well…Walls, pictures, the dog…you name it, if it’s got a surface, they want to draw on it or colour it. As a parent, how many times have you found yourself staring in disbelief at the art that your little one has done or an object that you know will never come clean, ever again?
If you’re a left-hander, you’re automatically inducted into a private group that few are a part of. If you’re not left-handed, you can’t join, and you won’t be getting an invite anytime soon. Plain and simple. But in all reality, being left-handed can sometimes pose its own sets of challenges. You know what I’m talking about, right? Not being able to find scissors at art time, not having an extra glove available during baseball practice, and everything that you’ve just written in pen being smeared across the paper time and time again… For lefties, the struggle is real.
The start of school is just around the corner and parents all over the world are getting ready to start shopping for all the much-needed school supplies for their children. With all the products out there to choose from, it can be overwhelming at times to try to narrow it down to a product that is a good value and fit for your child. It’s important to start their school year off with items that will help to enhance their writing skills, not hamper them.
Writing in plain old pen and pencil can be a bit…boring. It’s easy to fall into a creative rut when trying to think of ways to make your writing and cards a bit more fun and over-the-top. Don’t fall prey to thinking that colours and variety don’t matter. With just a few colourful options for your stationery and pens, you can make a card, letter or written greeting truly stand out!
It’s that time of year again, the weather’s gorgeous and you’re thinking about back to school for your tots and teens. With UK school budgets really tight with economic pressures at their height, is it time that us parents started to help ease the burden?