PLUSH COMPANION ENCOURAGES WRITING AND CREATIVITY
YORK -- PenPalz, creative cuddly plush companions whose sole mission
is to encourage children to write and create, will debut at Toy
by a school teacher looking for a way to make writing more fun
and encourage penmanship practice, the collectible plush slip
on a child's wrist and remain there to encourage writing and creativity.
Shakes the Puppy Dog, Benji the Turtle and Haiku the
Panda each come with a pencil and a literary tie in that will
spark questions and encourage further discussion. PenPalz easily
stay on the wrist via an elastic strap and magnetic paws.
studies by researchers are finding that writing by hand engages
the brain and can improve idea composition and expression, and
may aid fine motor-skill development.
have received critical acclaim from teachers, especially those
of special needs children; occupational therapists and parents
across the country.
can be found at Toy Fair BOOTH # 4873. www.penpalzville.com