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Writing Activities for Ages 6-7

Writing Activities for Ages 6-7

 
Encourage direct communication between your child and her favorite authors.
Ready, set, go: Form a silly sentence as words fall from the air.
Inspire those who are just beginning to create stories.
Getting the hang of handwriting can be tough for kids, especially if they have trouble with fine-motor tasks. Try these activities to build skills and confidence.
Help your child to make his very own daily newspaper.
Ask your child: How would you end that fairy tale?
Coming up with private lingo is part of school-age friendships — so now is a fun time to introduce your child to nonverbal communication.
Paint pictures with words and bring language to life.
Get moving to practice spelling.
Find the best words to describe a picture.
Help your child grow as a writer -- encourage him to create a family newspaper.
Explore fairy tales and fables — some of them fractured!
How many words can you make?
Write a story and make a moving picture book to display it.

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