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  • Writer's pictureJace Shoemaker-Galloway

Happy National Handwriting Day – Write On

As technology continues to change the way we connect, learn and go about our everyday lives, the art of beautiful penmanship may one day be a thing of the past. But today is all about putting pen to paper. It’s National Handwriting Day, an annual event launched in 1977 by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association (WIMA). The holiday remind folks about the importance of handwriting and is celebrated annually on Jan. 23.

How to Celebrate National Handwriting Day

  • Practice your writing skills with these free printable Handwriting worksheets.

  • Check out these fun handwriting activities from the folks at Crayola.

  • What does your handwriting say about you? Check out this interesting Handwriting Analysis website.

  • Chuck McGavren will help you learn to Draw Beautiful Lettering.

  • Interested in Calligraphy? Check out this site!

  • Do it 101 Calligraphy will tell you everything you need to know about this beautiful form of writing.

  • Who was John Hancock?

Happy National Handwriting Day! Today is also National Reading Day and Measure Your Feet Day! And just in case you're hungry, today is also National Pie Day.


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