Parents | Raising readers & learners.

Home of Parent & Child Magazine

Use Photos as Character Inspiration

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: 
February 17, 2014
Use Photos as Character Inspiration

To help her create a good protagonist for a story, let her flip through a magazine for inspiration. Coach her to write a conversation that the person in the picture might have with someone very different. What would a 90-year-old farmer talk about with a young soccer player? This can spark interesting dialogue, creating a "wow" kind of story!

 
 

Find Just-Right Books

Activities & Fun

Make your child's book collection an essential part of her...
Decorate your room with an autumn bouquet.
Get ready, get set, sing!
Sums and differences are easy to learn with this sports-inspired,...
Help your child learn something new, fun, and creative with this...
Winter is full of wild weather, and your kids will enjoy flexing their...