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Crazy Captions

This activity is fun for prereaders, beginning readers, and independent readers. Adapt it to your child's ability.

Materials
  • Family photos or photos from old magazines or catalogs Glue
  • Small notebook, sheet of poster board, or several sheets of plain paper plus construction paper and stapler
  • Pencil, pen, colored pencils, or markers

Directions

  1. Give your child some family photos or old magazines or catalogs to look through for photos.
  2. Let him glue several photos that interest him into a small notebook or onto a sheet of poster board or several sheets of plain paper.
  3. Encourage your child to think of a descriptive, funny, or just plain crazy caption for each photo. Have your child write the caption below the photo.
  4. If you like, write the caption faintly in pencil and let your child trace it, or write the caption on scrap paper and let your child copy it.
  5. If you've used plain paper, assemble the pages into a booklet by adding a construction paper cover and stapling the pages together.
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Copyright 2001 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Children's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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