You might have noticed a lot of handwriting activities posted here lately. It’s all part of our 30 day series on easy handwriting quick-fixes. Today’s handwriting tip uses a writing tool that will help kids learn to adjust the amount of pressure that they use when they write. Using mechanical pencils to write is perfect for those kids with proprioception issues. Sometimes you see kids who write so lightly that it is hard to see the letters on the page. Other times you see kids who press so hard when writing that they tear the page and smudge all of the words. A mechanical pencil is a quick fix for these common handwriting problems.
Handwriting and Writing Too Light or Writing Too Dark
Be sure to check out all of the easy handwriting tips in this month’s series and stop back often to see them all.
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