These apps and websites cover several of the skills that kids need to become strong writers. Whether you have a preschooler just learning to form letters or an older kid who's learning the the finer points of constructing stories and self-expression through writing, you'll find excellent learning tools on our list.
Easy-to-play games are great practice for pre-readers.
Great for pre-readers to early spellers, but can get spendy.
Build (and hear) simple stories by filling in the blanks.
Electric Company app helps kids learn to express emotions.
Create beautiful books to share online and in print.
Excellent journal-writing tool for creative kids.
Very cool app asks questions, creates stories from answers.
Kid reporters (and readers) get schooled in journalism.
Dynamo site for girls has priorities right.
Teen writers express themselves on supportive social site.
Online community empowers teen poets; use privacy settings.
Site challenges teens to summarize their lives in six words.
Creative, supportive forum for teens to share their work.