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From Picture to Story
Activities & Projects
Grades 9 – 12 | Activity & Project
This activity can help teens create picture books that a teen caregiver can then share with children.
Grades 6 – 8 | Activity & Project
Visit a museum or art gallery (either online or in person) with children and teens, helping them find inspiration for a story based on a piece of art that they particularly enjoy or relate to.
Games & Tools
Grades K – 8 | Game & Tool
The Book Cover Creator allows users to type and illustrate front and back covers, and full dust jackets.
Grades K – 5 | Printout | Learning New Skills
Use these instructions to find images of signs, logos, and product labels that you can share with children. These instructions are for the Google Image search engine.
Grades 6 – 8 | Printout | Learning New Skills
This printout helps children focus on books that they are currently reading to see different models of well-told stories.
Grades 9 – 12 | Printout | Learning New Skills
This printout helps young writers focus on characteristics of well-written children’s picture storybooks and what makes them unique.