creative expression Archive

Writing Lessons for Third, Fourth and Fifth Graders

35 New Writing Lesson Ideas for Third, Fourth, and Fifth Graders Teaching writing to distractible elementary school kids is a tough task—but it’s also truly the best time to introduce the basics of the craft.  Your students have likely spent a lot of time

5 Fun Writing Activities

Fun Writing Activities to Excite Young Minds When their creativity is encouraged, children can come up with some of the most inventive and exciting new ideas—but all too often, teachers are forced to focus on classroom activities that have more to do with memorization

Kids Journals

Award-Winning Kids Self Esteem Journals Helps Decrease the Adverse Effects of Materialism in Children—  New evidence exposes the adverse effects of materialism in children and adolescents and proves that increased materialism is directly related to a decline in a child’s self-esteem. According to a

Parent and Kid Summer Journaling Activity

Concerned former youth worker and Youth Studies graduate promotes journal keeping in a way that helps parents and kids connect and that has a self-esteem building emphasis at the heart of the experience. Parent & Kid Summer Journaling Activity A well-loved kids journal, Journal

Confidence and Self Esteem

Confidence and Self Esteem: Four Tips for Parents and Caregivers Promoting confidence and self esteem in your child is one of the most important things you can do for his or her happiness and success. Children with higher levels of confidence and self esteem