The Long Road Home – A Book You Must Read

The Long Road Home – A Book You Must Read

We are delighted and proud to present ‘The Long Road Home – Stories and Poems’, the first anthology of the winning entries from KidEngage Writing Competition 2019.

This anthology of short stories and poems show a window into the creative world of India’s best young writers and poets. The stories and poems cover a wide range of themes – from the stark tales of struggle against climate change to a fantasy world in a dystopian future, from the ‘coming-of-age’ lessons being learned, to comical absurdity.

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Build a Relationship – Interview a Grandparent and Write a Biography

Build a Relationship – Interview a Grandparent and Write a Biography

Photo by Christian Bowen on Unsplash Grandparents love grandchildren unconditionally. They are the children they can enjoy and return at the end of a good visit. They are the children they did not have to raise and worry about 24/7.  Grandchildren are their legacy, continuing the family story long after they have gone. Grandparents are full of memories of their childhood and children love listening to their stories. Why not put this to good use? Encourage your children to…

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Once upon a story – Awesome Opening Lines from Children’s Books

Once upon a story – Awesome Opening Lines from Children’s Books

Most of us start a story with “Once upon a time…” But that is not the only way to begin a story! The very first sentence of a story has a huge impact on its readers or listeners. It can resonate with the readers and linger for long after the story has been read. Did you know that the classic Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery opened with a 148-word sentence? Also, J. M….

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18 Online Tools (Websites and Apps) to Whip Up Children’s Writing Skills

18 Online Tools (Websites and Apps) to Whip Up Children’s Writing Skills

Image by rawpixel.com We are all living in a virtual world today. Really!! I mean, virtually! We are doing so many things online, from schooling to working, shopping and connecting with people! The internet is a great reservoir of information and a terrific tool for learning. There are websites and apps that offer avenues to learn anything and everything! You can learn art, science, coding, music, and reading and pretty much anything you set your heart…

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Creative Writing Prompts to jumpstart your children’s writing

Creative Writing Prompts to jumpstart your children’s writing

Creative writing lets children express themselves. It helps children use their imagination and takes the reader on a journey into their thoughts. This can also be a great way to find more about your children, about their likes, dislikes, and feelings. But many kids do not want to write and often complain! How do you get kids to want to write without forcing them to? Why not try giving them some fun topics – writing…

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Story Writing Tips for Children: How to Create a Story from Scratch

Story Writing Tips for Children: How to Create a Story from Scratch

Photo by Tong Nguyen van on Unsplash Many children love reading and writing. This is because children are naturally allured to the powerful, captivating effects of stories. We all remain under the influence of this allure into adult age as well, but children love stories in a non-critical way. This is why many children will want to write their own story at one point. Storytelling and story writing are activities that should definitely be encouraged…

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Kindle the Love of Writing in Your Children – Here is how

Kindle the Love of Writing in Your Children – Here is how

Helping your kids discover a love for it can help them exercise their creativity well beyond their childhood and develop a lifelong passion for it. You can prepare your child for creative writing through play, conversation, reading and exploration. Here are a few ideas to get them going!

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It’s All Write!! 8 Reasons to participate in Writing Competitions

It’s All Write!! 8 Reasons to participate in Writing Competitions

Kids (and adults) need a platform to show off their creativity – to learn and to explore. There are many platforms to show off your singing and dancing talent on stage. But what about talents in writing stories or poetry? How do young writers get an audience? Well, the answer is simple. Writing Competitions! Competitions play a role in motivating students to perform and excel and offer a lot more reward than just the winning…

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Making Journaling Fun for Kids!

Making Journaling Fun for Kids!

Journaling is often a good activity for kids who are reluctant to write or, in some cases, reluctant to speak.
The versatility of journaling makes it very helpful to be incorporated into many different areas of learning, including math, science and social studies.

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