Handwriting is Learning

We found the below infographic from the ‘Giraffe Childcare and Early Learning Centres‘ website, and although the statistics are based on data from Ireland, we thought it was a nice way to show how handwriting is still an important part of development. While it is important to acknowledge that diagnosed writing challenges such as Dysgraphia can greatly impact on writing and motivation to write, it is also important to note that even some basic writing tasks each day can help increase confidence and writing skills.

We have also reviewed some of the apps mentioned at the end of the infographic, and they certainly are apps that can support handwriting and fine motor skills.

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