The boogeyman is an imaginary figure that is portrayed as evil in most childrens' books and movies and is often used to frighten kids. The fairy godmother is a woman who helps to make dreams and wishes come true. More »

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The Icelandic names of the Christmas elves are: Askasleikir, Bjugnakraekir, Faldafeykir, Gattathefur, Giljagaur, Gluggagaegir, Ketkrokur, Kertasnikir, Pottasleikir, Skyrjarmur, Stekkjarstaur, Stufur and Thvorusleikir. Ot... More »

Examples of situations for children to write friendly letters include letters from vacation, emails about school activities, invitation letters and letters to Santa Claus. A friendly letter includes a heading, greeting, ... More »

Magical fairy dust is an imaginary substance often referred to in stories featuring fairies or other mythical creatures such as pixies. Often described as a sparkling powder-like substance, magical fairy dust is used to ... More »

There are times when a person needs to write about himself in a bio, cover letter, autobiographical essay or memoir. This can be a difficult task for even the most experienced and talented of writers. More »

There are four basic types of writing styles: descriptive, persuasive, expository and narrative. Each writing style serves a purpose in telling a story or providing information to the reader. More »

Teach kids sentence structure using subject, verb and object wheels. Other ways to teach sentence structure are using color-coded sentences and having kids unscramble sentences. Any type of hands-on activity where the ch... More »

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