February 17, 2012 § Leave a comment
We still offer a range of inked pens for young students to try in our retail outlet, PenFountain@Beales in Worthing West Sussex.
The number of early-learners coming into the PenFountain.com shop in a distressed state to buy their first ‘proper’ pen are a disappointment to us – not to mention their parents! What should be an exciting milestone in their development has been tainted by their teachers’ response to their ‘disability’. In common with about 7% of the UK population, they are left-handed. “Teacher says … hold this pen or that pen and get used to it.” This should be a time to encourage, to excite, to develop a love for writing, for words, for spelling, for grammar, not a time to put obstacles in the way. At PenFountain.com we keep a range of inked pens in a pencil case for youngsters to try, both left-, and right-handed.
There is no shortage of choice for the first-time writer either, with specialist starter pen ranges from the Pelikan Griffix, Stabilo S’Move, Staedtler’s Starter…
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