Creative Writing for Kids
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42Explore - English & Language Arts - Great online resource where you can find information on a given subject through exploring suggested websites, then you can complete a set of activities. Lots to do here from learning about journal writing to poetry and plays.
Indiana University School of Education - Creative Writing Links - Comprehensive list of online resources to introduce users to creative writing.
Writing-World.com - A great website for any buddling author - this link deals specifically with sci-fi or magical realism writing.
Writing Fun by Jenny Eather - Great Australian site which teachs children how to get organised and strucutre their writing. Includes useful templates.
Storybird - collaborative, interactive site for storytelling. Children can create their own short visual stories. Still at the beta testing stage, but an excellent resource none the less for primary students.
Visuwords - free online graphic dictionary and thesaurus.
My Story Maker - colourful interative site for young children.
Typing Tutor - BBC site that will help you to improve your keyboard skills ao that you're ready to write that next great masterpiece.
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