Handwriting has benefits and creates brain connections that can’t be easily replaced.
1. Good handwriting skills lead to stronger academic performance.Research has proven that there is a positive correlation between better handwriting skills and increased academic performance in reading and writing.
2. Using pen and paper boosts memory.You probably know this one is true just from your own personal experience. When we write something down, it tends to resonate better in our brains.
3. Handwritten correspondence is more meaningful. You know those handmade cards, poems and other mementos you’re planning to make in this year? If you have good handwriting, these gifts will be even more special and meaningful. Plus, it’s always nice when parents can actually read the card their dear child wrote!