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Write a Story

Look in your local library for information on making books with children. Stories turned into books will be treasured for years to come.

Materials
  • Paper
  • Pen, markers, or crayons
  • Photographs or old magazines
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Directions

  1. Write a story with your child about events in her life--a story in which she is the central character.
  2. Begin the story by saying, for example, "Today is a special day for (child's name) because she is going to __________."
  3. Write the story down, including your child's responses, and illustrate the story with drawings, photos, or pictures cut from magazines.
  4. Your child can help you choose and glue the pictures.

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Copyright 1998 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Preschooler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


August 28, 2014



Variety is the spice of life! Swap out boring sandwiches for simple and healthy alternatives, like crackers and cheese, veggie or fruit kebabs, pasta salad, or breakfast for lunch (such as yogurt and granola, or whole wheat waffles).


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