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11 Online Writing Tools For Kids

As a parent, you want to make sure that your kids get the best start in their education. They’ll learn a lot in school, but you can support their learning at home, too. Check out these eleven tools that will help them with their homework and help them develop crucial writing skills.

  1. My Kids Way: Are your kids stuck as to how to write an essay? It’s difficult if they’ve not seen one before. This site hosts a great range of examples for them to read through and see what’s required of them and their writing skills. If they’re feeling confident, they can even enter writing competitions through the site.
  2. Essayroo: Essayroo are experts in academic writing, so they’re the perfect place to pick up some tips and pointers. There’s lots of fun articles available here that will inspire your child to pick up a pen themselves, and express their own thoughts and opinions.
  3. Jumpstart Essay Writing Activities: The only way to get better at a skill is to practice. This website has lots of gun essay ideas for your kids to get their teeth into and write about. There’s also guidance on how to structure an essay to get the most from it.
  4. English Language Arts Topics: If you’re working closely with your child, you’ll know that there will be areas where they struggle to understand. This website is perfect for budding writers, as it offers lots of resources to help with every aspect of writing.
  5. Australian Help: This assignment help guide should be in the bookmarks of all your older children. It breaks down the entire assignment writing process, showing what needs to go in each section, and why. It also gives you the basic structure of an essay, which is essential for proper planning.
  6. UK Writings: If your child is struggling to get to grips with their essays, then why not speak to an expert? The writers at this site know just how to create the perfect essay. They can give your child tips, check writing and word count, and help improve their skills, so they can get the grades they need.
  7. Original Magnetic Poetry Kit: Does your kid love playing with the magnetic poetry kit on your fridge? Well, they’ll love this online version. They can play around, putting words together and creating poetry out of what seems like nonsense! They can even save and share their creations online.
  8. Cite It In: Getting your citations correct is vital in an essay. If your child gets one wrong, it can be possible for them to be accused of plagiarism. This site offers a quick and easy way of getting it right, every time. All they have to do is input the source they’re using, and the site will convert it into the right citation format for them. Then, all they have to do is cut and paste it in.
  9. Boom Essays: Once an essay is written, the job isn’t done. It needs to be proofread and edited before it goes to the teacher. This service can help your child do these jobs before they hand their work in. The expert writers will walk them through the process.
  10. Storyjumper: If your child’s a budding author, they’ll love this site. They can write, illustrate and even publish their very own story book.
  11. Figment: This website is somewhere where your junior story writer can share their stories, and get feedback from other writers.

Bring these tools into your children’s lives, and they’ll find it fun to improve their writing skills.

 

{About Our Guest Blogger}

Mary moved to Iowa from California a couple of years ago. She an her husband Steve have a four year old daughter, Katy.  Mary lived in Australia for 10 years and gained her degree in Creative Writing at the University of Melbourne.

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