Building Confidence in Kids One Story at a Time

Annapolis, Maryland

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Building Kids' Confidence, One Story at a Time

I've been in schools for 20 years working with kids from 2 to 18 years old. I LOVE watching their personalities and convictions unfold as they grow. Yet, everyday, kids are struggling in the classroom and doubting their ability to achieve.

I created this journal as a safe place for children to explore their ideas and practice voicing their opinions through creative writing. Filled with prompts and activities, this children’s journal:

STARTS with every child's innate ability to imagine and draw,
GUIDES them to write about their beautiful drawing, and
PROMPTS them to voice their opinions and needs on various topics through written expression.

Not only are children encouraged to practice the art of journaling in a fun, low key manner, they are also free to express their feelings on the page through art and story-telling — which is sure to prompt more and more ideas.

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  • Mary Ostrowski


    I’m Mary, an educator and author. I like pretty dresses, hiking shoes, reading, writing, creating... I also really like kids. I love their curiosity and imagination, and helping them use those qualities to build self-confidence as they grow.

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  • Epicenter Creative

    Boulder, CO

    Graphics and design by Cindi Yaklich from Epicenter Creative

  • Halo Publishing International

    San Antonio, TX

    Printed by Halo Publishing International

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