#19 Troll Thursday With Radio Blogging

As the week's go on, we're all beginning to crave that human interaction and RadioBlogging is a fantastic way for young writers to connect with an online writing community! Sharing your ideas with others can give children added incentive and purpose for writing as they know their writing will be shared with a wider audience.... Continue Reading →

#18 Shaggy Dog Stories

This is a hilarious game of telling tall tales and crazy stories that have three 'secret' words hidden inside, which the other players try to guess! This was a firm family favourite when I was younger and it's a brilliant game for a number of reasons: It's free! All you need is paper and pencilsIt's... Continue Reading →

#17 Easter Egg Treasure Hunt!

Hooray! It's Easter Weekend - the perfect time to have fun with the whole family! There are lots of things you can do to bring a little magic into your Easter at home and an egg-citing (sorry!) treasure hunt is the perfect way to extend the fun! Today's writing task is to have fun with... Continue Reading →

#16 Easter Recipe Writing!

Easter Weekend is certainly looking a little different this year. We might not be able to go out and visit friends and family, but we can certainly make the most of staying safe at home. One way to do that is to have some fun in the kitchen! My favourite Easter activity as a child... Continue Reading →

#15 Our Heroes

It's time for more good news in the form of thank yous and shout outs to our local heroes. Why? Because they deserve it! This task is inspired by this week’s issue of The Week Junior. The front cover features our wonderful NHS carers, who are working around-the-clock to keep our country safe right now.... Continue Reading →

#14 My Favourite Place (Guest Blog)

This brilliant guest blog is from my awesome friend and colleague Miss E (who you will also find over on Twitter). We share a love of all things literacy and Miss E is full of wonderfully creative writing inspiration. She's hugely passionate about English and has been keen to contibute with exciting ideas and writing... Continue Reading →

#10 Nature Journals

Keeping a nature journal is a fantastic way to learn about the natural world. It encourages children to 'slow down', stop and look at things more closely. Nature journals are a creative and fun way to engage children in a combination of art, science and writing - and it doesn't require many resources at all.... Continue Reading →

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