Many people claim that in a world where children have all they want, they are becoming less creative than parents would like them to be. They feel like children would rather spend all their free time playing video games and binge-watching music videos on YouTube than sit and do something ...READ MORE >
Children have incredible imaginations. They’ve retained their sense of wonder that us adults often lose in the throws of life. And that sometimes means children have better stories, something we should nurture for as long as possible. But one thing children lack that we adults may be able to help ...READ MORE >
Regardless of who opens the cover and dives into the fantasy-laden pages, a comic book is considered to be “pleasure reading.” This may be a true assessment, but it doesn’t mean that readers pursue the pleasure myopically, as escapists who would dodge responsibility. In fact, some comics actually foster selfless ...READ MORE >
No matter how old you are, there’s nothing quite like a skillfully narrated, beautifully illustrated children’s book. I’m sure my fellow grown-ups will remember the magic of books like Green Eggs and Ham and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs — and want to share that same magic with their ...READ MORE >
Crossword puzzles have long been thought of as something that older folks do when they have some free time. It was almost unheard of to see children working on a crossword puzzle, but thank goodness those days are over. Crossword puzzles have a ton of positive benefits for kids, so ...READ MORE >
The question about whether talent is something you are born with or not has an answer! In fact, it has been proven that we are born with few natural talents. This means that the thing that makes the difference between an expert writer and a writer is the practice. Children are ...READ MORE >
Have you noticed that when your child is writing they have really messy handwriting or a lot of staring mistakes? Or do they tend to stare out the window or get distracted by a toy and end up writing nothing? If that’s the case, don’t worry. These difficulties are not ...READ MORE >
Most parents are worried about the consequences of a summer brain drain, and for a good reason. According to scientific studies, kids lose between two and three months of writing and reading skills in the summer. No matter how smart your son and daughter are, they will lose part of ...READ MORE >
It’s important to revise and edit your work, but it can be a difficult process for kids and even adults to do properly. We’ll go over 7 steps to help you show kids how to self-edit their writing so they can eventually do it on their ...READ MORE >
For the reluctant writer, practising writing at home or with a tutor, on top of schoolwork, can seem like hard work. However, there are many things you can do at home to help your child improve their writing skills without actually making them “write”. And best of all—they’re ...READ MORE >
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