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Tell A Story – Shared Word Progression

One person starts the story with a beginning sentence.

  • Once there were two campers who awoke to a terrible commotion outside their tent.

The next person must continue the story with a new sentence that includes one word, or a form of the word, from the previous sentence (disregarding prepositions such as the, a, and, etc.).

  • When they peeked through the tent flap, the saw a bear had knocked over a park trash can.

The next sentence must contain one word from the new sentence.

  • Trash was all over the ground but none of it looked like food.

Continuing:

  •  The campers couldn't decide if giving the bear food would be a good thing or a bad thing.

What happens next?  Or make up your own story.

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Then suddenly, the bear turned and ran off into the forest.

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Touch – Exploring Texture

When we talk about how things feel when we touch them, we use words such as hard, soft, silky, rough, gooey, etc.  How many touch adjectives can you name? 

Choose one of the descriptive words and think of something you have touched that would perfectly be described by that adjective.  For example, I think a downy feather is the softest thing I have ever touched and hot gum was the gooiest.

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