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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 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.
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.