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Use April Fool's Day silliness as a writing prompt

Updated: May 8

Use all their pent-up silliness from this new home-based lifestyle as fuel for a great writing task. Ask your child to design a very detailed (non-violent) April Fool's Day prank.


They could draw a picture first and then write the step-by-step process or "recipe" for their plot below. It is helpful to do this with numbers along the side of the page, or even fold a page into squares and draw each step of the plan with a caption below the picture.

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