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Shoebox Story

Encourage your child to create a tribute to their past, and explore future dreams and goals with this narrative assemblage.

Plan Stories with The Five-Finger Technique

Got the pre-writing blues? Try this simple five-finger technique to help your second grader develop a sequenced plan for her early compositions.

Write Silly Sentences to Master Verb Tenses

Help your second grader grasp the concept of verb tenses with this silly card game!

Write an "I Used To, Now I" Poem

In this writing activity, let your child reflect on the past and practice his writing skills and word usage as he creates an "I Used to, Now I" poem.

Make a Dialogue Journal!

Parents can help their children at home by using a dialogue journal to model good writing.

Tell a Story in a Jar!

Try these story starters - creativity and sequencing skills combine to create wild stories that will have the whole family in stitches!

Count Up to a One Dollar Word

Celebrate the 100th day of school by counting and spelling your way to a "$1.00" word in this 3rd grade math and reading game.

Fairy Tale Dice

Create Fairy Tale Dice and inspire your kindergartener to weave fantastic fairy tales and improve his reading and writing skills while he's at it.

Be a Detail Artist!

Does your young writer need more details to beef up her writing? Why not make it fun by mixing in some creative artwork, and take her writing to the next level.

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