Mrs. P (played by T.V. actress Kathy Kinney) endeavors to expose young people to great books and stories through a celebrity storyteller and to spark their imaginations and creativity. Every September the annual writing contest is held. Mrs. P's channel is for perfect for teachers & parents. Learn about the website and videos in this promo.
Poems help introduce children to verse, prose, rhythm, rhyme, various writing styles and literary devices. The simple language used in some poems can be appreciated by readers of varying abilities, providing a context to teach a variety of language arts skills. Here are some fun examples to inspire kids to write their very own.
Mrs. P's Imagination Launchers help kids jump-start their imaginations. Watch an Imagination Launcher animation starring my dog Spyri – and let the stories begin! Visit MrsP.com & my teacher page for the Imagination Blog post with more ideas & free printable.
Mrs. P's BOOK BITS - Writing Prompts in the Art of Summarization. Summaries of some of Mrs. P's most popular titles, to show children how with just a few words you can share the essence of a text. Visit MrsP.com & my teacher page for the Book Bits Blog Post with more ideas.
This playlist is a great resource for parents and teachers to start a dialogue with your children about the important subject of bullying. These stories may be a tool for dealing with certain kinds of bullying, and for kids who run the risk of suppressing their interests and talents just to fit in.
The Brothers Grimm wrote, or at least have been given credit for, more than 200 fairy tales. Some of the lesser-known stories are quite charming, like The Brother and Sister, The Gold Children, Faithful John, & The Six Swans. That's why I just had to create a new playlist sharing these lesser-known gems.
A young girl, Alice, follows a rabbit into a hole in the ground and begins an amazing adventure that leads to a grinning cat, a sensitive mouse, a spacey caterpillar, a highly unusual tea party, playing card people and ever so much more. The book has been a special favorite of kids all over the world for more than a hundred years and still holds a wonderful, mysterious appeal that can never quite be explained. Mrs. P thinks it has something to do with a certain magic that's at play within the very words themselves! Illustrated by Robin E. Kaplan