Tips and advice to help you help your child to develop their vocabulary, spelling, grammar, punctuation, handwriting and creative writing.
2019 Oxford Children's Word of the Year: Brexit
Children used Brexit, climate change and sloths in their short stories.
Oxford Children's Word of the Year >
Grammar & punctuation
All you need to know to help your child with grammar.
Grammar support >
A good knowledge of words is essential for success at school.
How to develop your child's vocabulary >
Advice, video tips and activities to support your child's handwriting at home.
Handwriting at home >
Good writing gives children a voice to share their ideas with the world.
Creative writing >
Blog: Choosing a dictionary
Find out how to choose the right dictionary for your child.
How to choose a dictionary >
You'll find more support including storyteller videos, grammar tips, maths 'how to' animations, and fun learning ideas to try at home in the Oxford Owl video library.
What are fronted adverbials?
A short animation to help you know how and when to use adverbials.
Make handwriting fun
Fun ways to practice handwriting, from Isabel Thomas.
Playlist: Grammar games
Watch Emily and her family as they explore grammar through games.