Writing Myths Monday #13

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this week’s myth. Writing Myth #13 – Longer is better It’s not the word count that makes the story. It’s the story that makes the story. Don’t get pulled into the trap of this myth. WriteContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #13”

Friday Writing Prompts July 24th

Happy Prompt Friday! It’s time to get your thinking caps on and get creative. Today I have some interesting prompts to get your creative juices flowing. Remember prompts are a way to get your mind in shape for writing. Getting those creative muscles stretched and ready for action. Total bonus if a prompt turns intoContinue reading “Friday Writing Prompts July 24th”

Math Duel Card Game

The Math Duel Card Game is a fun way to practice adding and subtracting with your child. This game requires a deck of cards and two people to play. Deal out the entire deck of cards. Note to modify for younger learners, remove the face cards from the deck. Players put their cards in aContinue reading “Math Duel Card Game”

Writing Myths Monday #12

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this week’s myth. Writing Myth #12 – You have to know what you’re going to say before you start writing. The physical act of writing helps you figure out what you’re going to write. This mythContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #12”

Writing Exercise Friday July 17th

Welcome to your Friday Writing Exercise. Get your writing muscles ready like a professional athlete. You need to stretch those writing muscles before you get to the main writing event. So let’s get to it. Twenty Minute Writing Challenge – Write a story using one of the following titles: Swimsuit of Horror Seesaw of TerrorContinue reading “Writing Exercise Friday July 17th”

Bubble Fun

Playing with bubbles is a fun for all ages activity you can play outside most of the year. We have outside time every day to get our bodies moving, get fresh air and some sun. To make things easy I buy bubble solution at the dollar store or the grocery store. We’ve also made ourContinue reading “Bubble Fun”

Moon Day Activity

Moon Day is Monday, July 20th. We are celebrating the 51st anniversary of the first moon landing. I know I try to spy the moon every night. Here in Oregon it can be difficult due to how cloudy it gets. Below I’ve shared some information about the moon landing and fun facts about the moon.Continue reading “Moon Day Activity”

Writing Myths Monday

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this week’s myth. Writing Myth #11 – If You Can’t Spell, You Can’t Write Well then I better pack up my writing gear and close up shop. I identified a long time ago that spelling wasn’tContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday”

Friday Writing Prompt July 10th

Happy Prompt Friday! It’s time to get your thinking caps on and get creative. Today I have some interesting prompts to get your creative juices flowing. Remember prompts are a way to get your mind in shape for writing. Getting those creative muscles stretched and ready for action. Total bonus if a prompt turns intoContinue reading “Friday Writing Prompt July 10th”

Writing Myths Monday #10

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this week’s myth. Writing Myth #10 – Writing is Hard Each of us has that one part of the writing process that is more difficult than the others. That one thing is different for everyone. ButContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #10”