My Twist on a Tale

My Twist on a Tale is a new writing competition being launched by Pearson for September the 8th ( International Literacy Day). Whether children are in school, or at home, this is a great competition for them to take part in.     The following text has been...

25 Creative Writing Prompts

25 Creative Writing Prompts for Key Stage One and Key Stage Two have been created and shared by Kidadl. The prompts are inspiring and could easily be used to start children writing a story, in class, or at home during Lockdown, for as long as that remains in place!...

Free Online Comic Makers

Free online comic makers are great for encouraging creative writing and there are quite a few of them available, if you do not already have any comic maker programs, or apps, installed on the school’s devices.   MakeBeliefsComix MakeBeliefsComix.com is a free...

Comic Strip Writing

Comic strip writing is an art form in itself; it is an enjoyable and visual method of storytelling where children can, with a bit of practise, work from scratch and create their own class comic. To start creating from scratch, this guide may be useful: How to Create a...

Adding 3D Models in Microsoft Word

This post is for people with access to the 2016 version, and later versions, of MS Word, I am sorry, it unfortunately doesn’t work with earlier versions. Adding 3D Models to Microsoft Word is not something I had seriously thought about prior to today, when I...