How to Position the Writing Paper on the Desk to Improve Handwriting
The paper position on the desk,for both right and left handed writers, can make a big difference to your child’s handwriting experience and comfort and yet it is an element which often goes uncorrected.
Here we explain where to position the paper on the desk and the best paper angle for both right and left handed children, helping to improve handwriting. We also show how to maintain the paper position whilst handwriting.
How to Sit at a Desk to Improve Handwriting
To be able to write for significant periods of time a comfortable sitting position is important for your child as it allows the arm and hands to move freely, helping to improve handwriting. Being comfortable when sitting at a desk increases both the quality and quantity of the handwriting work your child can produce.
Here we explain what the best sitting position is, for both right and left handed writers, and give tips on how to achieve the best sitting position at home using cheap and simple changes.
How to Strengthen the Muscles to Sit Correctly at a Desk to Improve Handwriting
To sit comfortably at a desk your child needs good posture muscle strength. If your child leans over a desk, or fidgets whilst sitting, it is possible they have weak core strength. Being uncomfortable reduces both the quality and quantity of the work being produced and can make your child reluctant to study.