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Picture Stories

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A girl writes on paper

Picture stories bring out the creativity in your child.

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Find a picture in a book, magazine or on a website with your child. For the next 10 minutes, both of you write your own story based on the picture.

When time is up, share your picture stories with each other. You're showing your child how differently people perceive an image or situation while encouraging her to use her imagination and writing skills.

Best for ages: 8 and up

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