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The following links are in English

  • Alphaventures
    an educational student website developed to help parents develop writing centers for the young child 2-5 years of age

  • Amazing Story Club
    This is a safe free space for kids(5-15 years) to express themselves through writing stories, poems etc. Kids can hone their writing skills by receiving individualized feedback.Inspiring role model interviews,book reviews, knowledge and vocabulary help sections are included. Offers free monthly writing contests.

  • American Dream Group - Helping You Achieve-the-Dream!
    An excellent resource for kids and adults to find information on a variety of 'dreams' including getting published, inventing a product, and investing to name a few. We run a variety of contests to encourage you to pursue your dreams including a kids writing contests, children's story writing contest, invention contest and more!

  • Children's short stories reveal interesting ideas
    Helping parents guide their children writing short stories to improve literacy and social skills. Tips on keyboarding, elements of a story, motivation and benefits for work at home moms and dads.

  • Firestarter Youth Power Curriculum
    Firestarter changes the "youth leadership" mold through a unique three-part approach: Engaging young people as co-teachers who teach each other about issues, evidence, and action; Encouraging EVERY young person to be a leader, regardless of their presumed ability or inability; Acknowledging young people's passion as the key to a powerful, healthy, and sustainable today and tomorrow. Includes free games and activities to promote youth empowerment.

  • The Young Writers Club - Writing Fun with Classic Authors
    Educational materials for elementary and middle school students; includes lesson plans for a strong curriculum. We provide parents and teachers with teaching tools they need to engage students in learning vital writing skills while discovering the great classic authors.

  • Writing Wizard
    Free, handwriting worksheet maker. Instantly create writing worksheets for children to practice writing in D'Nealian or Zaner-Bloser style, print or cursive.

  • ABC's of the Writing Process
    Tips for each of the five stages of the writing process.

  • ABCtales.com
    Exciting story site in the world, where you can can get published for free and read great stories and poems.

  • Bible Based Spelling Lessons
    Bible Based Spelling Lessons are a series of lessons written to help our young people to become better spellers and writers.

  • Books by Children
    Library of stories and artwork by students grades one through college. Monthly cash prizes, college scholarships, writing tips.

  • Children Literature
    Children's Literature Comprehensive Database.

  • Children's Literature Web Guide
    The Children's Literature Web Guide is an attempt to gather together and categorize the growing number of Internet resources related to books for Children and Young Adults. Much of the information that you can find through these pages is provided by others: fans, schools, libraries, and commercial enterprises involved in the book world.

  • Childrens Writers Place
    Welcoming CHILDREN'S AUTHORS and aimed at all who care about kids! There is something for everyone here (stories, books, videos, and lots of great links), so just start exploring and see where it takes you.

  • Children Who Write
    ChildrenWhoWrite.com educates children on issues important to other kids, helps promote learning and self esteem, for young writers.

  • Christian Children's Literature
    Christian Children's Book Author and Fractal Design Illustrator Gramma Cherbear, shares her books for kids, computer illustrations, and Animation Trail Devotions for Kids, while supplying safe links for kids..

  • Daily World of Words
    Find free daily writing prompts, quotations, tips, and vocabulary at About's Language Arts for Kids.

  • Fun With Words
    Fun-with-words.com is the website dedicated to amusing quirks, peculiarities, and oddities of the English language. Our aim is to provide a site about wordplay which is both entertaining and educational.

  • Grammar and More
    A variety of resources to help teach grammar, the use of the English language, writing, and tips for parents and teachers to help students succeed in school. Monthly newsletter, LinguaPhile, with lesson ideas and more.

  • Grammar Lady
    The purposes of the site are to be helpful, to raise consciousness about correct language use, and to remind everyone of the ways to have fun with language.

  • Handwriting Without Tears
    Handwriting Without Tears (HWT) is the easy way to teach pre-printing, printing and cursive!

  • KidAuthors
    KidAuthors is a creative place for kids like you. Here you can share your stories and poems with people around the world, including your friends and family.

  • Kids On the Net
    Kids on the Net, writing by and for kids around the world. A web site that looks at life online and offline through children's eyes. With exciting collaborative writing projects for ages 6-15.

  • Learning Partners - Let's Write!
    One of the most important parts of knowing how to write well is to feel comfortable doing it. The magic in writing comes from the ideas you have. Let ideas flow, as they would if you were talking. The beauty of the written word is that you can always go back and make changes: rearrange the ideas, correct the spelling, add new ideas, take out ideas that don't fit. The important thing is to think of writing as a reflection of your thoughts.

  • Make Your Own Fairy Tale
    By filling in the blanks in the form below you can create your own fairytale, suitable for printing!

  • Startwrite
    A fun and easy way to teach handwriting!

  • TADA's S*teller Program
    Online playwriting program. Kids work with professional playwrights, composers and lyricists to adapt classic children's stories into musicals for performance by Children's Musical Theater San Jose.

  • The Code of Literature
    First, with your child, read aloud a favorite storybook. Then, discuss which words are most important. For example, in the story about the three little pigs, the terms "pig," "wolf," "house," and "blow" feature prominently. Make a list of these words, and with your child, decide what you'll do -- skip these words, or substitute other terms for them.

  • The World of Calli & Graphy.
    Welcome to the wonderful World of Calli & Graphy. Calli and Graphy are good friends and have lots of fun creating beautiful letters called 'Calligraphy'. Join them and have a good time. Visit their home and discover many of the things they write with. Go with them to school, learn how to write beautiful letters and earn a certificate.

  • The Young Writers Club
    This club aims to encourage children of all ages to enjoy writing as a creative pastime by getting them to share their work and help each other improve their writing abilities.

  • Welcome to Children Literature
    Divisions in the field of children's literature based on the age of the intended reader.

  • Write101.com
    Write101.com is an educational provider that was set up to help you to improve your basic language skills. If you're missing out on opportunities because of poor writing, now is the time to act!

  • Write4kids.com
    The Children's Writing SuperSite

  • Write-To-Read Treasure Hunt Inc.
    Spend "quality time" with your children - as little as 10 minutes or as much as 2 hours. The Rainbow Treasure Hunt game is an excellent and easy tool that will make children's learning more enjoyable. Teach your children through play - a fun and interactive method to teach young children the basics of writing and reading.

  • Writeworks
    An online journal of student writing

  • Writing Blaster (six to nine)
    Writing Blaster is a great way for children to express their creative side while learning how to write. Each tool and activity makes a silly sound, adding to the fun of using the program.


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