Making Headlines

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By Michelle Lynn Senters Welcome to the 2nd Annual KIDS ARE WRITER’S Summer Camp! Here is what you should know: KIDS ARE WRITERS will post a writing prompt or activity every day (Monday-Friday) throughout the month of July. These activities are designed to educate and inspire you to write with passion and creativity. Take a look at […]

Laughing with Charlie

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By Michelle Lynn Senters- The legendary Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977) rose to fame during the silent film era as a comedian, actor, and filmmaker. 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of “Tramp”, a screen character created by Charlie. ACTIVITY Watch the following clip from Charlie’s 1936 film, “Modern Times” and choose one or both of the activities […]

Make Me Laugh

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By Michelle Lynn Senters- ACTIVITY We have a fun and easy prompt today. Choose from one of the silly photos below and write a paragraph designed to MAKE ME LAUGH! It’s time to find your funny. SIGN-IN In the comment section below, write your first name, age, and your funny paragraph. (Please, no potty humor or […]

Vacation for Santa

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 WRITE A STORY FOR CHILDREN Children loves stories in which a familiar character does something unusual. Today, you will write a children’s story about Santa’s vacation. Just consider the possibilities! STORY BASICS Title: (Choose your own title) Audience: children, ages 4-8 Character(s): Santa Claus (Mrs. Claus, elves, reindeer, etc.) Problem: Santa Claus is tired of […]