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Write a Star's Biography


Does your child have a favorite celebrity or sports hero? Help your younger child learn the concept of biographies by researching and writing a short one on his favorite (role model-worthy) singer, athlete, or movie star. With your older child, try a role-playing activity where he is a newspaper reporter and you are the celebrity he has to interview for an article he is writing. He can do the research and provide you with the answers up front.

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