It’s a particularly challenging year for finding entertaining things to do in Melbourne, but let’s be honest - the need for boredom busting in the school holidays is nothing new.
I remember driving my parents crazy with the sentence, “I’m bored” all the time! The things I found to do turned out to be things I still love: reading, writing, and creating. School holidays are an excellent time for pursuing activities you already enjoy, as well as giving new things a go.
If you’re seeking some inspiration these school holidays, here are a few ideas that never get old:
We believe in building supportive relationships with the young writers in our workshops to give them space to feel safe expressing themselves--after all, creative writing workshops are all about learning to express ideas clearly and creatively!
We asked one of our Workshop Leaders, Feiya, about the connections she forms with the young writers in her workshops, and why they are so important in guiding kids along their writing journeys.
Young writers who have their stories published show tremendous creativity, focus and discipline - some relish the chance to show their pieces to their friends and family, while other kids are motivated by the tangible goal of completing their work by a deadline. We love providing opportunities for kids to see their work published, and hereâs how we do it:
Where young writers (and some older ones) write.
All material is published with the provision that it is the writer's own work. If any material submitted to us for publication is found to be copied or in any way constitutes an infringement of someone else's copyright, it will be removed. Copyright remains with the young authors.