Engaging in creative writing allows young children to unleash their imagination, cultivate storytelling skills, and develop a strong voice, empowering them to express themselves authentically and discover the power of their own words.

Unleash Your Imagination through Journaling!

Teachers highly recommend journaling as a summer learning activity for parents.

Get creative with your writing as you embark on exciting adventures!

Preserving Summer Memories: Write, Explore, and Create a Summer Wall of Fun!
by: Kristine Ifantis, Preschool Teacher

Encourage your child's imagination to soar as they embark on a journey of journaling about fun places they may go to or new things they will do.

Whether it's an imaginary adventure or an upcoming real-life experience, writing or draw about these exciting moments will not only capture their memories but also foster creativity and self-expression.

Mount their journal entries to create a vibrant Summer Wall of Fun Memories, a visual celebration of their summer adventures.

Let their words and imagination come to life, forming a tapestry of cherished moments to treasure forever.

Choose one of  the captivating prompts:

  1. Write a story about a real trip you took and change the ending to something fantastical. Let your imagination soar as you transform ordinary experiences into extraordinary journeys! Recommendation by: Dr, Harari, Principal

  2. Create a vivid story about a trip you'd love to take. Dive into your imagination and bring to life a thrilling adventure that takes you anywhere your dreams can imagine! Recommendation by: Dr, Harari, Principal

  3. Take a walk through a nature trail, and write a poem about what you see, hear, smell, and taste! Recommendation by Dr. Varona, Student Support Specialist

  4. My best day ever....because.... - Kindergarten Teacher, Mrs. Kahn


Reviving the Art of Letter Writing: Embrace the Joy of Pen Pal Relationships

By: Mrs. Rainey, 5th Grade Teacher

Revive the lost art of letter writing and ignite meaningful connections with friends or family who live far away. Embrace the joy of pen pal relationships, where each handwritten letter becomes a portal to creativity and heartfelt expression. Step away from emails and experience the magic of receiving and sending thoughtful letters that will cultivate lasting connections and inspire your creative spirit.

Science Sparks: Ignite Your Curiosity with Enthralling Prompts for the Science Enthusiast

By: Dr. Marin, Upper School Science Teacher

  1. What new technologies do you think will cause a dramatic shift in society?

  2. What will a smartphone look and be able to do in 100 years?

  3. Make a collage of the places in the world that need protecting to keep the planet healthy

  4. Research one scientific invention that you find interesting, something you've read about or seen recently.

  5. How does detergent clean dirty dishes? 6. Write about the path of blood through your heart, and why it has to to the lungs to pick up oxygen. What is the function of that oxygen?