Adults are powerful role models for children . What you do is as important as what you say. Let your child see you writing messages such as:
Read these aloud and ask if there is something your child would like to add.
To further encourage your child to write, try to provide a suitable place and a variety of materials. Include the following:
Some children will be motivated to write if seated near an adult who is also writing. Listen as your child reads what she/he has written. Remember, the purpose of writing is to convey a message.