Handwriting Helps You Learn

Remember all those writing exercises we did as kids? Those are actually helping us learn. With the popularity of computers and mobile devices, our kids and ourselves are writing less and replacing it with typing instead.

Info-graphics by Giraffe Childcare & Early Learning

Here’s why we should get the kids and remind ourselves to write more:

Writing simulates the reticular activating system so the brain pays more attention to what’s being written.

How writing affects the brain.


It helps you remember what you learn.

Write faster, more complex writing , sharper recall, stronger understanding and better visual identification are just some of the benefits that comes with writing.

Ways writing make your learning better


For the full info-graphics, check out to

Why Handwriting Helps You Learn at Giraffe Childcare & Early Learning’s Blog.



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