Growing Up Writing Highlights Author:Linda Lamme STudies show that writing give young children many advantages. Those who write early, read early. Writing helps children plan, structure, and organize their thoughts. It hleps them communicate their ideas effectively, build a sense of who they are, make decisions, and even find a constructive outlet for their emotions. — Studies show that writing... more » experiences at home far outweigh school experiences in contributing to a child's development as a lifelong writer. Your role as a parent, therefore, is critical.
Now Growing Up Writing, by respected early childhood educator Professor Linda Lamme, in cooperation with Highlights for Children, offers you insights into how your children can develop into writers, and give you ideas for introducing writing activities into your home.
Growing Up Writing is full of fun-to-do drawing, dictating, and writing activities you can do with your child from ages one through twelve. Try it in your family and learn how writing can enrich all of your lives.« less