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Encouraging Young Writers


Suggestions for encouraging young writers.
  • Reading Is Fundamental
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Long before children go to school, before they even know the alphabet, they begin to 'write.' For most children, literacy begins at home with a crayon. How can you encourage your children to write? From infancy, reading books aloud to your children is the single most important way you can help them get ready to both read and write. Children don't need special tools or fancy equipment to write! Fresh supplies and an inviting workplace can provide inspiration. Here are some suggestions: Writing tables Writing paper Writing tools Keyboards Making books

Encouraging Young Writers