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    Kiddies' Writing Software

    Anyone have any suggestions on software to help little guys - in my case currently in Grade 1 - start on writing stories? I've ordered a copy of Storybook Weaver, which seems to have some fairly good attributes. Just wondering if anyone has come across other applications?

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    Re: Kiddies' Writing Software

    My sister-in-law, a specialist in early childhood learning, highly recommends Kidspiration software for K-5:
    http://www.inspiration.com/productinfo/kid...ation/index.cfm

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    Re: Kiddies' Writing Software

    Thanks for the recommendation. I've just downloaded a 30 day fully functioning trial/demo, so I'll give it a try.

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    Re: Kiddies' Writing Software

    Thanks for the advice - I've purchased a copy of Kidspiration and it is already a hit with my little guy. Clearly it's more of a teacher's classroom tool than home software, but the templates and examples that are provided do allow me to use it reasonably completely.

    I also purchased StoryBookWeaver, which is slightly more of an entertainment than academic tool, but it has lots of resources, templates, clipart, sounds, etc, to allow learning readers/writers to achieve some learning while thinking they're playing a game.

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    Re: Kiddies' Writing Software

    And I thank you also. Just ordered it.

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