Writing Without Tears paper
Why does Handwriting Without Tears
use double line paper?
With so many different types of lined paper and so many styles, children need to learn printing and cursive on paper that will prepare them for it all. HWT double lines quickly teach children how to place letters properly. Small letters fit in the middle space, tall letters go in the top space, descending letters go in the bottom space. Learn more about why double lines work!
Two years ago, children in classrooms throughout the United States and around the world helped make history with, which delivered more than 35, 000 handwritten letters of advice to the White House. That activity gave children a voice they didn't have in other media—because handwriting remains the primary way that elementary aged children communicate.
To celebrate National Handwriting Day 2011, we highlighted International Creativity Month, and invited students to explore - in their best handwriting of course – the arts of poetry, story, essay and other creative writing. Why? We know that children who master handwriting are better, more creative writers!
We would like to extend our thanks to everyone who celebrated National Handwriting Day with us this year! We were thrilled to have such enthusiastic response from children all over the country.
Check out the to see some of the terrific work sent in by students all around the country.
P.S. Be sure to visit for more activities to keep your children writing all year!
Quite simply, good handwriting leads to good outcomes in the classroom. It promotes an organized approach to communication, maximizes thinking time, and boosts creativity. In fact, studies show that students who write legibly and fluently do better on tests and in all subject areas including literacy and math.