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Guest Posts, Literacy Tips
How to Discover a Writer’s Talent in Your Child

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 ...

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Understanding Your Childs Writing Problem
Guest Posts
Understanding Your Child’s Writing Problem

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 ...

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7 Ways to Maintain Your Childs Writing Sharp This Summer
Guest Posts
7 Ways to Maintain Your Child’s Writing Sharp This Summer

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 ...

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Tips to Help Kids Learn to Self-Edit Their Writing
Guest Posts
7 Tips to Help Kids Learn to Self-Edit Their Writing

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 ...

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Ways Crossword Puzzles Are Good For Kids
Guest Posts, Kids Activities
7 Ways Crossword Puzzles Are Good For Kids Learning

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 ...

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Write Better Characters in Stories
Guest Posts, Story Writing Guides
How to Help Your Kids Write Better Characters in Stories

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 ...

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Comics in the Classroom
Guest Posts, Reading Lists
Comics in the Classroom: 7 Series to Help Students Appreciate Cultural Diversity

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 ...

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Childrens Books Coming Out Fall 2019
Guest Posts, Reading Lists
The 10 Most Exciting Children’s Books Coming Out Fall 2019

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 ...

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how to come up with story ideas
Story Writing Guides
How to Come Up With Story Ideas: 20+ Techniques to Try

The hardest thing about writing a story is coming up with a brilliant idea that will amaze and astonish readers around the world. And we’re not talking about those typical ‘boy meets girl’ or those ‘once upon a time there lived a boy’ kind of stories. We’re talking about stories ...

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Story Writing Guides
How to Write a Story for Children in 14 Steps

Where do I even start? That’s the overwhelming thought that comes across most aspiring writers when they want to write their own book. It doesn't matter if you want to write a picture book and a novel -  the problem is always the same. The goal of this article is ...

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