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Writing Around the House


Like reading, writing can become a natural part of your family's everyday activities. Your regular household activities are great for putting children's writing skills to good use.
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Here are some ideas: Before you go shopping, ask a child to write out your list, or have your children add their personal items to the list you've already made. Explain how you'd like your children to take messages when you can't get to the telephone. Keep a pad or memo board and something to write with near the phone. Family members can also leave each other notes at this message center.

Writing Around the House