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13 Excellent Writing Apps and Websites for Kids

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These apps and websites cover several of the skills that kids need to become strong writers. Whether you have a preschooler just learning to form letters or an older kid who’s learning the finer points of constructing stories and self-expression through writing, you’ll find excellent learning tools on our list.

  • Growing Reader

  • Storybird

    Create beautiful books to share online and in print.
    — Age: 6

  • iDiary for Kids

    Excellent journal-writing tool for creative kids.
    — Age: 7
    — Devices: iPad

  • StoryBuilder

    Very cool app asks questions, creates stories from answers.
    — Age: 7
    — Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Looking for more app recommendations for kids? Check out our list of the Best Reading Apps for 4–8 Year Olds.