The Finish the story Game is a great way to encourage reluctant writers. Whether it’s down to laziness or just the lack of inspiration, these finish the story game prompts are a great source of inspiration. You can even take this fun activity one step further, by turning it into a multiplayer game for your students. When used in the…
Hairy Christmas and not-so happy new year – That’s something the Grinch would say, right? Now that we’ve got the Grinch down to a tee, let’s carry on with some festive Dr. Seuss Christmas quotes. And yes, all the Christmas quotes are from ‘The Grinch Who Stole Christmas’ book, movies and animated special!
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 creative.
Telephone Pictionary (or paper telephone pictionary) is a great game to play on a rainy day in or with your friends during a sleepover. Not only is it great fun, but it’s a good way to improve skills, such as creativity, team-building and not to mention the really funny end-results you get every time you play. The basic idea behind the game is that players draw pictures from phrases and as the paper (or story) gets passed around, you start to see that the original message gets lost. When the game finishes you end up with a really funny story written by you and your friends.
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 very creative and have a vivid imagination, being able to create interesting and funny stories. And from creating funny stories to writing them is just a step. So, how do you discover and nurture a writer’s talent in your child? Is writing something they would pleasurably do or will see it as a chore?