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The “Looks Like” Game

The “Looks Like” Game

Free the imaginations of the most self-proclaimed “unimaginative’ kids with the “Looks Like” game.

Creative writing center | Homeschool writing activities

Creative writing center | Homeschool writing activities

Do you have a creative writing center in your home? Don't let the name fool you: these centers are both flexible and portable---whether you have a dedicated school room or you homeschool all over the house! A homeschool creative writing center lets kids practice...

How to describe an imaginary place or strange land

How to describe an imaginary place or strange land

Summer is a season of travel, a time of sandy beaches, hypnotic sunshine, stamped tickets, and the excited laughter of children visiting out-of-the-ordinary places. Summer vacations---and the summer months---fill our minds with those moments of wonder and imagination...

Conversation Journals

Conversation Journals

After a busy week in the classroom, Friday evenings were a quiet, delightful treat: Delightful because I got to curl up on my living room couch, with cookies and tea, and read through my students' journals. Delightful because the brightly colored pocket folders held...