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.
As you may have already seen, we have cancelled our upcoming holiday programme. This was, of course, a sad decision to make, but I am immunocompromised and therefore in isolation, so it was unavoidable.
As you can see from the photo, one member of the Brain Bunny team is very interested in this turn of events!
You may have noticed some changes to the Brain Bunny Website lately. As of the beginning of 2020, we will not be organising big-group afterschool classes, but we will be open for individual and small group lesson requests in the afternoons (and mornings for home-school students).
While we know many of you loved ...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
"I loved the holiday program and writing is my favourite activity at school. I'm looking forward to seeing you again because you are kind, funny and your a happy person." more
"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