April 11, 2019

The Exploratory Writer Programme (6-10 years old)

These bite-sized, Harvard-inspired video tutorials allow your children (aged 6-10) to learn and enjoy writing at their own pace.

In this chapter, your child will learn how to:
1) Write about an object that he or she has created
2) Write a poem using the letters of his or her name
3) Write about the multiple uses of his or her favourite object
4) Write about a photograph that he or she has taken

The materials you would need for this chapter are:

1) Clay or Plasticine or Plain Paper or Lego Blocks
2) A camera to take a photograph
3) Colour pencils or markers

Cost: $50

In this chapter, your child will learn how to:
1. Brainstorm ideas about family
2. Organise these ideas into coherent paragraphs 
3. Plan and write a full story on the topic of Family

For this chapter, you will need these materials:

1. A photograph of your child's favourite family member (optional)
2. Colour pencils or markers

Cost: $50

In this chapter, your child will learn how to:

1. Brainstorm ideas about friendship
2. Organise these ideas into coherent paragraphs
3. Plan and write a full story on the topic of Friendship

For this chapter, the materials you will need are:

1. Origami paper
2. Clay
3. A smart device to access YouTube

Cost: $50

In this chapter, your child will learn how to:

1. Describe his or her neighbourhood in detail
2. Create and write about an entire kingdom filled with things and people
3. Write a letter to an alien friend about the kingdom

For this chapter, the materials you will need are:

1. A smart device that is able to capture photographs and videos
2. Drawing block and colour pencils or cardboard boxes with plasticine
3. Styrofoam board, marshmallows & toothpicks

Cost: $50

In this chapter, your child will learn how to:
1. Create a superhero or superheroine character
2. Design a superhero or superheroine comic strip
3. Write a superhero or superheroine origin story

For this chapter, the materials you will need are:

1. Drawing block, colour pencils or markers
2. A plain white T-shirt and acrylic paints or fabric markers (optional)

Cost: $50

In this chapter, your child will learn how to:
1. Plan an itinerary for an adventurous trip
2. Describe places using the senses
3. Write a postcard to someone about the entire adventure

For this chapter, the materials you will need are:

1. Smart device to access Google Maps or a physical map or globe
2. Colour pencils
3. Smart device to do research (optional)
Cost: $50

 

In this chapter, your child will learn how to:

1) Describe different food items and how they taste
2) Write a recipe using different steps
3) Design an entire menu featuring appetisers, main courses, beverages and desserts

For this chapter, the materials you will need are:

1) Different types of food, eg. bread, fruits, candy, chocolate, whipped cream, nuts
2) Drawing block and colour pencils or markers

Cost: $50

In this chapter, your child will learn how to:
1) Identify errors in his or her writing
2) Ask for feedback from a peer
3) Give feedback for a peer's writing

Cost: $30

For a limited time period, this programme is being sold at $250 (The original price is $300)
In addition, you will receive these bonuses:⁣

1. FREE story planning guide to help your child structure his/ her story⁣
2. FREE handout on different ways to begin a story⁣
3. FREE vocabulary lists with good words and phrases to be used for every topic⁣
4. FREE grammar guide to aid your child in using good grammar when writing and understanding fundamental grammar rules⁣
Items 1-4 are worth $58!
5. Access to our 7-day Destress and Enjoy Writing! Challenge (worth $20)
In addition, customers in Singapore will receive the curated box of materials needed for this programme.

Try it out!

Watch the video tutorial of our very first activity and download the handout below!

Download the Ready.Set.Make activity here!.