Tell a pirate story
Thinking up and telling stories with this printable helps children to become creative writers later.
The ability to describe events and tell stories is an important prereading skill. Children with good narrative skills understand story structure and that stories have a beginning, middle and end.
Thinking up and telling stories also helps children to develop their oral language skills and helps them develop into creative writers. Using pictures as aids can really get the ideas flowing. If your child has a hard time with this activity, make up a story of your own to get him started.