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Six ways to encourage young writers

Follow these suggestions to encourage your child's budding writing skills.

Word up

A bestselling author offers five techniques to blast through resistance and teach kids to write.

Golden Apple Awards 2010 (ages 6-8)

From a talking pen to a futuristic ant farm, these toys are made for kids' learning (and fun).

Teaching toys, invented by kids

We asked our kid toy testers to imagine a new learning toy. Here's what they came up with.