Resources for Kids and Teens on Writing 

By Peter Barbagallo on Monday, July 13, 2020
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Developing strong writing skills can be difficult for kids to do on their own. The way kids and teens learn today has changed dramatically, with many young people turning to the Internet to learn about various topics. This makes websites and apps a great platform for them to learn about writing. 

Our team of neuropsychologists, school psychologists, and psychology students at South County Child and Family Consultants is committed to searching the Internet and beyond to find reputable, informative, and practical tools to help parents, children, and teens improve on writing skills. We look for the best information online to help kids diagnosed with ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Executive Functioning Difficulties, struggles with Social Emotional Learning (SEL) skills,  Autism, Depression, and Anxiety and provide you with information about how neuropsychological evaluations help in targeting concerns about writing skills. Come back regularly, as the links are updated frequently.


Scholastic: Writing with Writers 
This website provides students of all ages with workshops that embrace writing outside of the classroom. These include workshops categorized by age range, writing level, and genre. 

WriteThink Student Interactives
Engages students ranging from kindergarten through high school about different topics within writing. These activities range from working on language skills to learning about inquiry and analysis.
Provides tools for improving writing and grammar across all ages. Quill helps students to connect with one another and provides a diagnostic on how to improve on particular writing skills. 

Writing Games 
An interactive website that provides games and activities to build upon writing skills for kids. These fun-filled games focus on writing skills such as sentence structure and reading comprehension!


Reading Raven 
An interactive reading adventure that touches upon writing skills for children ages 3-7. This app includes extensive lessons on word tracing and how to build sentences. 

iTrace – Handwriting for Kids 
This app provides a place for children to practice handwriting in both standard and cursive handwriting. As well, this app caters to the specific needs of children who are left-handed. 

Verb Smash 
This app is formatted like Tetris and helps to teach kids about basic grammar structure. Verb Smash is a particularly useful tool for ESL students. 

Write About This
This app is for children beginning to learn writing skills and costs $3.99 to download. Write About This encourages writing regularly for young children by providing them creative writing prompts in the form of pictures and audio

LearningWorks for Kids – 8 Free Writing Apps for iPad Your Kids will Love
LearningWorks for Kids is a cutting edge organization that is utilizing video games to help children train their executive functions. These apps all have ratings and reviews so you can choose which one fits your style.

Receive online class information and helpful tips from Dr. Randy Kulman's LearningWorks for Kids