The Easter holidays are coming up and kids around the country are going to be glued to their computers and tablets. But what if they could spend time with mum and dad, bond do something enjoyable and learn at the same time?
It’s National Stationery Week 2014, aimed at celebrating writing and creative and graphic skills. But it’s also a chance to get your little ones to start writing, whether that’s simply scrawling the alphabet or putting together a story spun out of their imagination. We’ve found some resources, from printable mazes to worksheets, to help you and your child get creative.
Improve handwriting from these printable mazes
Downloadable activities from Words for Life
Helping kids with the shapes needed for handwriting
National Handwriting Association’s exercises for kids
A simple creative writing exercise for children and adults
Word generator for inspiring short stories
Just one more thought: if you have spare stationery lying around – a bunch of extra pencils or half-used notepads, for example, it may be a good idea to make up a box and give it to your local school or playgroup. They’re bound to give the children, hours of extra fun.
Previously on The Euroffice Blog…