Magic Writing Tram

To participate in the primary school writing program clamber aboard the Magic Writing Tram, designed by Greg Blakey, and do some of the exercises that you will find on board.

For Lovers of Language

Poetry 180

More Resources

The BBC Writing Tools are a lot of fun. A personal favourite here is The Word Cut Up Tool.

Trinity College Resouce Centre


Featured Project

Print a Bloom's Taxonomy with a variety of tasks related to the Magic Beach, by Alison Lester, that can be adapted for students from Prep to Year 8 and learn how to set up a class blogger to publish student art and writing. For information about blogging contact heatherblakey at dailywriting dot net.

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Since it began in 1999, The Soul Food Cafè has been run and financed by Heather Blakey. The work of Heather Blakey with individuals and the material on the site has made a difference to the creative lives of many people. If Soul Food has made a difference to your creative life, or you would like to support the work done here, you are encouraged to donate (any amount - even $1!) to help keep the site and online courses running free. As a Soul Food Cafe Benefactor, your name and a link will be on the site.