If staring at a blank piece of paper is daunting for you, then writing that first sentence can be a big hurdle for children just learning to write. Vision boards provide a fun, interactive springboard into any writing project that turn writing into more of an art project than a challenge. Images engage us and attract our attention much quicker than words often can. After all, many of us would rather watch a movie than read a book or scroll through images than read text announcements. Vision boards can help envision how a story will look and flow, so that by the time you grab a pencil, the planning process is already done. Studies show that visualizations train our brains for actual performance, which enhancing motivation and increasing motivation. So, if you’re facing difficulties in inspiring young writers, here are four types of vision boards to make the writing process simpler and more engaging!