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31 January Writing Prompts

The arrival of the new year is the perfect time to reflect on the places we've been and the places we're going. Reflect using these 31 January journal prompts.

Writing for Kids

Helpful Advice & Tips—  For many writers, there is nothing more enticing than the idea of writing for kids. But, contrary to common belief, it is not so easy to write for kids. Those who write for children agree that kids writing demands much

Writing Short Stories

3 Tips on Writing Short Stories— Writing short stories is like riding a bike. Part of it can be taught, while the rest is just something a person picks up along the way. Like a lot of things, however, it’s important to remember that developing

How to Improve Writing Skills

How to Improve Writing Skills: Helping Kids & Exploring Some Very Fun Ideas — Teaching children how to improve writing skills will help them in numerous ways later in life, from getting into college to performing well at their job. It will also stimulate

Creative Writing for Children

Creative writing for children is an important activity to teach to kids— We all know that stories are a big hit when it comes to children and what better way to take advantage of this fact than to let them make up their own!

Elementary Character Education

The truth of the matter is that elementary character education usually starts at home, but it should also be noted that schools play an important role in the development of a child’s character as well. Most of the values learned at home will be honed

Writing is Fun

We’re all full of stories and opinions in need of expression. Whether you’re a stay-at-home dad or a high-powered executive mom, everybody needs a little fun in their life. For those of us born with the soul of a writer, writing is fun. At

28 Halloween Writing Prompts

Writing may be practiced year around, but the holidays are a particularly fun time to encourage children to practice their creative writing skills. A great way to encourage and inspire young writers is through the use of writing prompts.  Below is a list of 28 great

54 Creativity Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts for Kids on Creativity and Inspiration— When children are young, their imaginations run wild—unhindered by the experience and fear of embarrassment that develops as they grow older. During elementary school and middle school, many kids have trouble coming up with the same

365 Journal Writing Prompts for Kids Ages 8 – 12

From the Desk of Jill Schoenberg—  Yes, it’s official… 365 Writing Prompts for Kids is my latest endeavor, and I’m very excited about it! The kids writing ideas in this series are sorted by month and are a mix of creative, fun and inspirational writing
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