Journal-style reports let kids write first-person diary entries as if they were a historical figure—or even an animal!
Hands-on homeschool writing center activities let kids write about rainforests, favorite books, family news, and more!
Fun writing center activities include poetry, silly sentences, and describing exercises!
Get creative when you brainstorm with kids ages 9-12, using colorful tools to excite and inspire!
If your kids are starting to drag their feet with writing assignments, head to the library for some kid-friendly writing activities!
Help your child associate writing with fun through play and they won’t even know they’re learning!
Writing for an audience adds purpose and meaning to writing. Kids will love these fun suggestions!
Help young writers learn to capture and organize their thoughts with these simple activities.
Narration activities are perfect when age, immaturity, or lack of skill with a pencil prevents little ones from recording their own ideas.
Each “sandwich ingredient” helps kids summarize and describe plot, characters, and setting.
Play descriptive guessing games, write jingles, and respond to photo writing prompts!
Do you have a creative writing center in your home? Don't let the name fool you: these centers are both flexible and portable---whether you have a dedicated school room or you homeschool all over the house! A homeschool creative writing center lets kids practice...
Do your older children have a hard time thinking of what to give a younger sibling for a birthday or Christmas gift? Why not encourage them to create a scrapbook-style (or digital) alphabet book for a fun writing project with a real purpose? Make an ABC Book...
Publish Your Child's Stories ONE OF the most encouraging and rewarding experiences for a young author is to see her work published. As a second and third grader, I remember how much I loved to find my own little stories and poems published in our school's newsletter....