Kids’ Update: Tell Your Story

We’re all having a once-in-a-lifetime experience right now. Take advantage of your time together to share family stories. Your parents and grandparents have lots of stories to share. Write them down or create a scrapbook of your family history. The Spark & Stitch has suggestions for Building Resilience with Family Stories.

This is also a great time to start writing a journal. You can write about your experiences and much, much more. Journal Buddies has 10 Journal Writing Tips for Kids for you. If you’ve got writer’s block, ThinkWritten has 300 Creative Writing Prompts to try. Someday, your journal will help you share your stories with your kids!

Check out the world’s most famous journal writer, Greg Heffley, at Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and learn about author, Jeff Kinney, too. You can also get some tips for illustrating your journal at Jeff Kinney’s Cartooning Tips.

The Youth Services Staff at the Chester County Library and Hankin Branch are presenting Virtual Storytimes beginning April 27th. They will be for three different ages groups — 0 to 2 Year Olds, 3 & 4 Year Olds, and 5 & 6 Year Olds. Registration is required via the Events Calendar at https://chescolibraries.org/. Virtual Storytimes are not registered as multi-week sessions; you will need to register for each storytime individually.

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