Writing requires children to use fine motor skills, knowledge of phonics and grammar plus creativity, writing craft skills, and writing strategies.
In other words, it’s a multifaceted process.
I can help.
Here you’ll discover great ideas to get kids excited about the writing process, creative writing, and different writing formats.
Want kids to LOVE to writing?
Teach them skills and strategies of what good writing is — the craft moves– using high-quality children’s books.
Try my homeschool writing curriculum to teach specific craft moves and grow children as writers by leaps and bounds!
They’ll grow in their ability to communicate effectively in narrative and expository writing, not just handwriting and grammar.
To learn more, visit the information page for Learn to Write Using Children’s Books Homeschool Writing Curriculum.
Here are some other popular and helpful tools to encourage writing.
Using published books as mentor texts is a wonderful way to model for children what good writers do.
Mentor text children’s books help children apprentice themselves to published authors and apply the writing crafts to their own writing.
Here are some resources to get you started.
I’m a big fan of finding a way to get children interested in writing. Try these ideas to see what will work for the children in your life.
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Engage kids with storytelling games. Once kids start telling fictional narrative stories out loud, it will improve their written stories. When I teach kids how
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