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Let's Get Creative!

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Resource:Let's Get Creative!
Provider:Bruce Van Patter
Summary:Age Range: 5-18 (Grades K-12, with parental supervision). This website offers over 300 pages of fun activities to help kids enjoy creative writing!
Description:The designer, Bruce Van Patter, is an illustrator who shows kids how to bring their ideas for stories to life. He does offer some creative writing helps that can be purchased, but you don't have to buy a thing to access the many freebies.

When you get to the site, you'll see some featured activity pages. Look at the menu on the left side of the screen under the heading "A Quick List of Fun Stuff" that includes:
  • The Story Kitchen - Enjoy using creative, interactive story-writing prompts.

  • Mugshots - Click on a picture of a character and answer a set of questions to create your story's character!

  • KidTales - Use one of Bruce's fun drawings to inspire a story of your own!

  • What-if Genie - Look at the top of the page to read a "What-if" question that will inspire a story. Refresh the page (or click on the genie) to get a new one.

  • Creative Times - Develop a story based on a wacky news headline!

  • DaVinci's Doodles - What is the story potential of a doodle? Try this activity and find out!

  • Wacky Headlines - Help your child write "outside the box" by using parts of speech to create elements of randomness.
You'll find many more activities to choose from too.

Also, be sure to check out what Van Patter has "For Families" in the horizontal menu bar located at the top of the home page.
Contributed by:ClickSchooling ©Copyright 2020, All Rights Reserved, ClickSchooling
Subjects:Language Arts
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
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