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Caption Collage

Find the best words to describe a picture.
 

Learning Benefits

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Creativity
Vocabulary
Writing

What you need:

  • magazines 
  • newspapers 
  • glue 
  • scissors 
  • paper

What to do:

  1. With your child, look through old magazines and newspapers for photos that seem particularly interesting.
  2. Cut out the photos and glue each one to a piece of paper.
  3. Next, encourage your child to look for words to use as captions for the pictures. They can be descriptive, humorous, or even just silly. 
  4. Help your child cut out the words and glue them underneath the photos. For an added challenge, try to find different captions for each photo. 
  5. For an online twist to this activity, log on to the Scholastic News Games & Quizzes area to play "Write the Caption." There's a new photo featured every week. Submit your best caption — it might be published on the site!

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