Creative writing reinforces children’s imaginations. There are different experiences that are directly linked to words.
Poems with short acrostics
This type of poetic composition is structured around a word whose initials determine the beginning of each of the verses. As a reader, the child can discover multiple compositions in this format that reveal beautiful words as a surprise.
It is possible to choose an idea that the child loves, for example, write an acrostic inspired by a special word for him . Perhaps your name or that of a loved one.
Text plus image
The child can write a short story that he personalizes with a drawing that is related to the content of the narrative. Visual information and the written word give rise to a story that can be framed to decorate a space at home.
Not all poems have rhymes, however, this type of musicality is especially liked by children. The words that have a finish that harmonizes by their common characteristics, attract the attention of children.
How to play with words from a poetic perspective? Creating rhymes from an initial word , which maintains this connection with the terms presented later, is a fun exercise.
Write an alternative title
The stories accompany children in this stage of life. The title offers a first approach to the content of the story through this synthesis. However, once the reader has discovered the details of a work, they have information to imagine that story from another perspective . Finding an alternative title for a story is a project that can be shared as a family.
The newspaper and the letter are two genres that are directly linked to life. The author of a text shares information about himself through this process. In the case of a message sent via postal mail, the recipient is a friend or family member.
On the contrary, the journalist writes down simple details of his day-to-day life. For example, if the child has celebrated his birthday , he will comment on some of the details of this day on the page.
Make up a short dialogue
Children’s stories and stories are made up of different characters. Protagonists who give voice to a plot in which there is space for interaction, communication and understanding. Creating a simple dialogue between two characters is another possible creative writing exercise for children.