New BIC Kids Products

BIC Kids, the first and only line of writing instruments in Canada is designed to help children learn to write. The products, which include BIC Kids Mechanical Pencils ($3.99), BIC Kids Pens ($3.99) and BIC Kids Stylus ($3.99), offer a unique guiding line to help position little fingers correctly, are ergonomically designed specifically for kids’ hands and work for both left-handed and right-handed children.

Pam Allyn, a literacy advocate, education expert, and the author and founder of LitWorld (a global organization that advocates for children’s rights as readers, writers and learners) believes writing is an essential tool for learning and helps to improve idea composition, expression, fine motor-skill development, critical thinking and emotional growth.

Here’s a sneak peek of what some kids had to say when asked what they like most about writing by hand:

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