Ideas for children’s writing

If you’re looking for a fun idea to get your child writing, try making a Zig Zag Book. It’s a great way to encourage beginners to have a go at writing. The format of the book is fun and quirky and lets them do lots of drawings, adding in a little writing too.

kids writing zigzag book

 

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Creative writing for kids using peg dolls

Stepping away from paper and pencil can be a great way to spark enthusiastic, creative writing for kids. Here’s how we use puppets and peg dolls to get some stories started.

Creative writing for kids, using peg dolls and puppets

Creative writing for kids using peg dolls

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5 reasons speech bubbles are great for learning to read and write

We’ve hit on a winning combination this week and discovered a super fun way to encourage lots of reading and writing. Here’s how we’re using speech bubbles to bring giggles to learning to read and write.

 

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Literacy outside :: great tips for summer learning

After our garden audit we’re gearing up to make more use of our outdoor space now the summer is on the way. Here are five quick and easy ideas we’re using to take our literacy outside.

Great ideas for taking reading and writing outdoors for some fun summer learning.

 

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100 kids literacy & language activities

100 language activities :: alphabet, spelling, sight words, creative writing, storytelling, language development. Multi-sensory, play-based ideas.

100 kids literacy and language activities

Our approach to literacy and language activities is through play-based, multi-sensory learning.

While children are having fun and thinking creatively, they are learning about spelling, reading, writing and language development.

Below you will find our index of language arts, organised into topics, themes and seasons.  Click through on the links to find ‘hands-on, brain-on’ activities that focus on the fun of learning. Read more »