Imagine That

What to do:

  1. Select five to 10 picture books (that children have not seen before, if possible) and copy each story, covering up the illustrations so that only the print shows.
  2. Let children select a story to illustrate. They will enjoy comparing their versions to the original picture books. Talk about how wonderful it is to read and imagine what a story “looks like.”

Variations:

  • You can have all children illustrate the same story and compare the results. Or, give each child one page of a story and then put the book back together with everyone’s illustrations.