Parents | Raising readers & learners.

Home of Parent & Child Magazine

Change the Tense

Daily Tips

Try something new with your kids every day! Find tips on reading, learning, and raising a well-rounded child.
 
 

Today's Tip

Today's Tip: 
May 01, 2017
Change the Tense

Take a short story or children's book that your child is familiar with, and change the tense. Discuss how doing this changes the meaning of the story, and how the story would be confusing if the tense was inconsistent. Ask her to write a story in present or past tense, while you write a story in the opposite tense. When you're done, share your stories!

 
 

Find Just-Right Books

Activities & Fun

If the weather isn't cooperating and your kids can't go...
Our lovely Valentine’s crafts will charm your children and fill your...
Put together the pieces to create a Valentine’s message.
Before kids share a book with a friend, ask them to have this book...
Your child will warm up to this reading and writing mini book that...
Rank the books your kids read and keep score of which is the best they...

Sponsor Spotlight