my child hates writing

HELP! I can’t get my child to write . . .

We’ve all been there. Making our children sit down to WRITE seems like punishment for them and for us. Us, when they throw a fit, cry, or refuse to do it . . . sound familiar? How about these real life writing experiences . . . LISTS – make a grocery list of your favorite foods, make a list of all the toys you want, make a list of your friends, make a list of your favorite animals in order of preference, etc. POSTCARDS – buy or make postcards – think of friends to write to, or family, and write a quick hello and how are you. DEAR MOM – write a letter to argue for a pet or an allowance raise, make sure you list all the reasons you should get it. TABLE PLACE CARDS – write down everyone’s name and make a seating arrangement for the table. (Even little...