* plain, unlined paper
*manilla file folders
*old junk mail
*Premade blank books (plain paper that I have stapled together)
These are things that I'm pretty comfortable with him using by himself. He has to do all writing at the table. He spreads out his stuff and works and works!
Some days he sticks the whole alphabet on his body in stickers but most of the time, he keeps to the page!
This is a precursor to a writer's workshop where one day he'll be able to create drawings and then sentences and even one day full stories all by himself.
It's never to early to set up a writer's workshop in your home. I started with just plain paper and crayons and I've gradually added to his drawer.
Do you have a writing space in your home? What kinds of things would you add to my space?
I'm linking this up to We Play at Childhood 101. I believe the best learning will occur when Logan is encouraged to play with his writing supplies instead of doing formal lessons. Childhood 101 provides a weekly link up of AWESOME play based activities. Check it out.