Introduce brainstorming ideas through freewriting, story starters, listing, and mapping.
The 5 Ws help children organize their thoughts before writing a paragraph on the meaning of Christmas.
Before asking your child to write, model the steps of the brainstorming process first.
Young children love humor! This brainstorming activity helps primary kids plan a funny story.
Learning how to brainstorm with children is as simple as discovering these four different methods to help them write.
Kids can practice freewriting to develop new ideas and write more vividly and concretely.
Simple descriptive writing prompts can help young kids break through writer’s block!
Get creative when you brainstorm with kids ages 9-12, using colorful tools to excite and inspire!
Brainstorming is a lot like planning a road trip itinerary: It points your writing in the right direction!
If your kids are starting to drag their feet with writing assignments, head to the library for some kid-friendly writing activities!
Brainstorming, rough draft, editing, or revising — what’s your teen’s favorite part of writing?
Helping kids write about a favorite memory is a perfect way to teach them about the writing process.
If your kids tend to skip the prewriting stage, check out these 7 great reasons to brainstorm.
Looking for ways to strengthen your writing? Try these tips for brainstorming and revising, improving word choice, and constructing better sentences.
Humphrey the Cat belongs to author Nancy I. Sanders. he has his own writing blog, Writing According to Humphrey, where he shares helpful writing tips. From time to time, I'll feature some of his articles here (with permission from Nancy, of course). Today we get to...