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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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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KidEngage Writing Competition – 2018 – WINNING ENTRIES!

KidEngage Writing Competition – 2018 – WINNING ENTRIES!

Creative writing not only allows kids to express their feelings, but it also helps them clarify their own ideas and beliefs, and discover what they know or think about a topic. 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. One of the best ways to get…

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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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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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KidEngage Writing Competition – 2017 – WINNING ENTRIES!

KidEngage Writing Competition – 2017 – WINNING ENTRIES!

Creative writing not only allows kids to express their feelings, but it also helps them clarify their own ideas and beliefs, and discover what they know or think about a topic. 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. One of the best ways to…

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KidEngage Writing Competition 2017 Winning Entry – The Candy Catastrophe by Pranay Mathur

KidEngage Writing Competition 2017 Winning Entry – The Candy Catastrophe by Pranay Mathur

Next in the series of the KidEngage Writing Competition winning entries, we have the winner of the Short Story category for the 12-16 age group. Pranay Mathur of CHIREC International School has spun this tale of fantasy, adventure and thrill, and boy, has he spun a story! Get ready for a ride while sitting at the edge of you chair, and be ready to encourage this young writer by liking and sharing his story.

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KidEngage Writing Competition 2017 Winning Entry – A lesson in What’s Precious by Diya

KidEngage Writing Competition 2017 Winning Entry – A lesson in What’s Precious by Diya

This poignant tale that will definitely leave you with a lump in your throat has been penned by Diya Anup, a student of National Public School, Indiranagar, Bangalore.

Please feel free to read, share and comment – to encourage the budding writers.

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KidEngage Writing Competition 2017 Winning Entry – ‘Lost’ by Tannishi

KidEngage Writing Competition 2017 Winning Entry – ‘Lost’ by Tannishi

“Don’t you know what a fair has?” asked Neelamma. The other two shook their heads sadly. “Well, I’ll tell you. There are rows and rows of shops that sell the loveliest of things you can imagine. The fair I went to in Vijaywada had absolutely the best bangle shops ever! That’s where I bought my blue glass bangles and pearl bracelet. And the ‘ice gola’ flavours were just out of this world…and the ‘pani puris…”

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