It is an important duty of every parent to give right direction to the life of his child and to shape his child’s future at a very young age. Of course it is difficult in the beginning when the attention point of your child is toys and games. But as an ideal parent it is your duty to inculcate good habits in your super star. Knowledge of a few skills is vital for the success of your child in life. Development of writing skills in children being one of them.
Guide your kids with tact so that he is able to improve his writing skill. Writing beautifully and meaningfully is the key to success. Don’t link writing with punishment. Give him examples. Tell him that birds are beautiful, flowers are beautiful, your toys are beautiful, and everything that you own is beautiful. So, your writing should also be beautiful. It is an undeniable fact that good writing skill is necessary for good impression. You can improve writing skills in children by applying certain techniques.
Be patient: You should be aware that writing skill is not just a pen and paper activity. A positive attitude is pertinent for developing writing skills. You should know that no child is born with the ability to write. It is your efforts that can help your child learn writing skills. It is your duty to encourage your child to do hard work to become a good writer. Writing is a great power. You can do almost anything with good writing skill. You can get a good job, good business opportunities and good political career with your writing skills.
Writing about an interesting picture or thing: Children often show boredom in revising the things but revision is a prerequisite for attaining perfection. You can guide your child to write everything that comes in his mind when he sees strange things. You can give him some words and tell him to write 10-15 sentences on the given words. You can also give him a picture of his interest and tell him to define the picture in his own words in 15-20 minutes. By asking your child questions like how, who, when, why, where, what, etc., you can help develop good writing skills in him.
Essay writing competitions: There are many organizations that organize essay writing competitions, creative writing classes etc. Encourage your child to participate in these competitions. You can suggest the school authorities too to organize literary competitions.
Prewriting is helpful: Advise the children to make assignments of their chapters. It should be the duty of the teachers that they encourage children to write about topics honestly. Prewriting is the best tool to make things easier. Teaching prewriting is vital if you want to create creativity in your child. In the beginning, children organize things and words illogically but with practice they can write original articles.
Practice makes perfect: Develop the habit of practicing writing skill again and again. You can give some prize or monetary incentives when your child writes something beautiful using his imagination.