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Writing Challenge for Kids

Price: Android - Paid iPhone/iPad - Paid

Teacher Overview

Writing Challenge for Kids is a fun and simple-to-use app that can help spark the imagination of children, and support them with planning and writing stories. Children are presented with a range of prompts that they can choose from. Each prompt gives children ideas for how to start and develop their story, including references to settings and character, which keeps their imagination flowing throughout the process. 

Teacher Review

Writing Challenge for Kids – Creative Prompts and Ideas To Spark Children’s Inspiration and Creativity is a fantastic app that has a place in every English Language Arts classroom. We love how this straightforward app asks children to apply critical thinking skills to creative writing. Children could definitely use this app at home for creative play and storytelling.

Writing Challenge relies on its timer feature to help incite ideas on the spot, which can be just what some kids need when trying to write a story. Although enthusiastic writers can choose longer time limits to further develop an idea, shorter time limits might help encourage reluctant writers to simply write a little at a time. In either case, the timer helps give each prompt a sense of urgency, encouraging kids to simply get their ideas down on paper. As they add steps, kids can move beyond formulaic stories and traditional plot patterns, developing highly creative narratives. Writing Challenge's goal is to help kids get started, and it does this well. 

Kids will love having a mission to complete when it comes to storytelling. They can take these prompts as serious or silly as they like. Children will like that the countdown clock puts the pressure on so that they have to stay focused on the task. 

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Developer Description

Writing Challenge for Kids is an app to express creativity, have fun with writing, spark inspiration and improve writing skills.


  • Kids between 7 and 14 years who want to write their own stories.
  • Writers who want to write books for children.
  • Parents who want to make their kids play with their creativity.
  • Teachers who want to improve creativity and writing skills in their classrooms.


It's easy. You just have to press "start" and the app gives you the first prompt to start writing your story. Choose the one that you most like and fire up your writing. Then, every minute (or the period of time you choose; you can set it in the app settings) the app will give you a new prompt for you to add new ideas, words, characters, sentences, places or actions to the plot. Quite a challenge to turn your writing into a game!


  • Generates millions of creative writing ideas for children storytelling.
  • Great for homes and schools.
  • Inspiration. Forget about creative blocks and carry always the muses with you.
  • Fun and Motivation. With this app writing is like a game, because when we enjoy, everything gets easier.
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