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    Practice Paint Sample Storytelling - In this cooler-than-average writing activity, your child uses paint and words to write a story! Well, not actual paint, but paint samples. Paint samples often have unique and interesting names such as Western Sand, Beach Basket, and Mermaid Tear. These names make the perfect story-starters to inspire creative storytelling. He may already be picturing a California beach picnic interrupted by a crying mermaid—

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    • Laura Ross

      Practice Paint Sample Storytelling Activity - target it 5th grade, but can easily be changed for older grades.

    • Danielle Taliaferro

      I am using this for my first creative writing prompt of the year! Fabulous idea! Activities: Practice Paint Sample Storytelling

    • Bruce Newcomer

      Practice Paint Sample Storytelling - students use the unique names of various paint colors as part of their creative writing piece.

    • Tanisha Whitney

      Paint sample story telling...use the sometimes strange paint color names as a writing prompt by incorporating them into a story.

    • Phoebe Gutierrez

      Practice Paint Sample Storytelling (use the names of the paint color in a story). This is a great activity for your gate kids for 3rd or for 5th on up.

    • Emmaleigh Cox

      now that paint is lead free let your kids play with all the paint chips they want! Will DO: Activities - Practice Paint Sample Storytelling

    • Jennifer Turner

      Paint chip story starters. (Teenagers enjoy silly creative writing activities, too!)

    • Robin Couch

      Fun creative writing idea! Activities: Practice Paint Sample Storytelling

    • Jaime Montgomery

      Paint sample storytelling (Story starter / writing prompt)

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