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Writing Activities for Ages 8-10

Writing Activities for Ages 8-10

 
Help your child grow as a writer -- encourage him to create a family newspaper.
Whether your child is the next great novelist or hates putting pen to paper, use these tips to help make writing fun.
Make a word puzzle!
Connect your child with his past, and preserve your family's history for the future.
Help her get creative with writing by giving her a place to begin.
Practice punctuation with this easy-to-make game.
Give your mind a workout with these writing prompts.
Practice handwriting on this squishy, erasable, and easy-to-make surface.
Explore an alternate perspective.
Which side is right?
Prevent moan and groan when you ask your child to compose sentences or invent stories.
My favorite color is blue like sky — which relative am I?
Review the food!
Help your child write secret messages in invisible ink — then reveal them!

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