Handwriting Day: Effective promotion of writing motor skills in kindergarten

To mark Handwriting Day on 23 January, Dr. Marianela Diaz Meyer and Dr. Christian Marquardt explain in various media reports how important writing by hand is – even in our digital age. More and more children are having problems with handwriting – this can be counteracted by preventatively promoting motor skills. Under the guidance of Dr. Marianela Diaz Meyer, four and five-year-olds at two kindergartens in Cologne and Ingolstadt show how this can be achieved in a playful way.

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Scribble Mentor – a “Handwriting 2020” campaign project

Press release „Handwriting Day“

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