Fairies: Print thispicture for your child to color and discuss with you. One sentence lets you record your child’s thoughts at this age and has a line for you to share your own thoughts with your child.
Gnomes There’s nothing like garden gnomes. Print this page and use it to write a story. What kinds of statues have you seen in gardens? What do you imagine these statues would do if they were alive?
Essay prompt: In times past, people blamed fairies for their misfortunes. What do people blame now and why?
Poetry prompt: Limericks are five-line poems that are often comical or nonsensical. Write a limerick or series of limericks about a little bit of mischief. Specific details on the limerick’s form may be found at http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/5783.
Lifestory prompt 1: (Monday) There’s nothing like a garden statues. Tell a story about the non-growing aspects of your garden.
If you would like (and if it is okay with your parent or guardian), you can sign a submission form and return the form and your writing to the library. Stories will be posted together on this blog beginning in November and in a book in the spring of 2014.