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Learn handwriting - School fonts for primary

Handwriting skills are still as important: most of the exams at university are held with pen and paper and still many companies in Europe ask for a handwritten motivation letter as a first selection criteria.

Our research has shown that all common beginner workbooks used in different European languages refer to the same linear-Antiqua font. You can find this font in this package under the name FibelNordTT which is the official TES font to be used for all worksheets in Nursery and in P1-P2 Primary. Alternatively the fonts Grundschrift and Patrick Hand can be used.

Choosing a common cursive handwriting font was a longer process: Although all European cursive handwriting traditions are based either on Traditional Latin Cursive or Simplyfied Latin Cursive (SAS) there are important local divergences. Thus our choice had been a compromise not satisfying everybody at 100% but fulfilling the best our criteria.

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