The start of a new school year is almost here! The kids are already groaning about how much work they're going to have to do, but fortunately all 3 of them do well at school and enjoy learning. They've always loved math, but last year Po and Jammy actually began to love reading and writing. They've immersed themselves in chapter books, and 3Po has even continued the stories he began writing in 4th grade! I couldn't be more delighted, because writing not only develops critical thinking skills and vocabulary, it's also a form of artistic expression that fosters kids' emotional development.
Writing is critical to a child's academic achievement, and that's why BIC has launched the "Fight for Your Write" campaign. The campaign, which can be found at www.bicfightforyourwrite.com, offers information about writing and tips from literacy expert Pam Allyn to help parents, caregivers and students make a commitment to write more often. Check it out, and see how much fun and how empowering writing can be!
One easy thing you can do to make writing more fun is to provide the right tools. BIC has a great line of back-to-school products that will make kids want to put pen to paper and express their thoughts (Okay, and maybe draw a few doodles here and there. Hey, that's artistic expression too!). Here's an overview of BIC's
BIC Kids is a new line, ergonomically designed specifically to help young children learn to write. The line includes a mechanical pencil, ball point pen, and stylus. Each product features a no slip grip and and a raised finger line that helps kids with the correct finger placement so they can grip their pencils correctly.
What kid doesn't love the BIC 4-Color pen? Just click to choose which color of ink -- black, blue, red, or green -- you want to use! Aside from the classic look, BIC also sells the 4-Color pen in 5 metallic colors (just the pen, not the ink): silver, turquoise, pink, lime green, and purple, along with a smaller sized version (the Mini),
Other BIC Back-to-School offerings include their Atlantis comfort line (with smoother flowing ink), Atlantis exact line (with a fine, precise point), Extra Shine Mechanical Pencil (a collection of fun metallic colors!), Magic Marker brand Dry Erase Marker, and Wite-Out brand Zap! BIC has your child totally covered for all his or her Back-to-School writing needs, so make sure you stock up on these cool supplies to inspire them to keep on writing!
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