At Brain Bunny Workshops, our classes are focused on teaching kids how to write creatively. We’ve found that instilling a love of story telling, rather than focusing on spelling and grammar, helps children gain confidence in their creative writing skills.
Today with have another guest author, Adelina Gotera, joining us to share a creative writing prompt. Adelina suggests gathering some “Loose parts” from around the house.
Loose Parts, a good prompt for creative writing
Loose parts are mobile materials which can be moved, carried, combined, redesigned and taken apart and put back together in multiple ways. They ...more
I hope you're all enjoying the first day of the school holidays. If you're looking for activities to do over the next two weeks, why not try some writing? To get you started, we have a special treat today. American author, Claire Youmans, is joining us and has a great list of creative writing prompts ...more
Show don't tell is a phrase you may have heard before. Writing that shows us things about the character gets the reader more involved in the story than writing that tells the same information. Below are some examples of showing vs telling.
You could say:
“She was sad that he had left.”
Or you could show the reader, ...more
Ideas for writing are everywhere – it’s just a matter of noticing them. You might like to try carrying a notebook with you so you can write down ideas as they come to you. You might not use all of them straight away, but you can always come back to them for inspiration when you’re ...more
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"Caoimhe's writing bug has been re-inspired from your class. She is on a roll again and her eyes light up when she talks about her writing. So thank you." more