Explore, Learn, & Play!

Edited and Approved by Over 100 Kid-Editors!

Be Prepared for…

  • Galvanizing GAMES to test your skill
  • Astonishing ACTIVITIES to tickle your brain cells
  • Legendary LEARNING!

Teachers & Parents

Welcome Educators!

On this site you will find:

  • Downloadable reading extension games and activities meeting the COMMON CORE READING STANDARDS FOR LITERATURE AND FOR WRITING (K-4)
  • Relevant, enticing, and engaged learning and literacy activities, games, and curriculum based on The Life of Riley 
  • WRITING PROCESS – In Action! See the Author’s pre-writes, drafts, kid-inspired text revisions, and stories about the characters
  • ILLUSTRATIVE PROCESS – In Action! View the Illustrator’s sketches, including kid-directed revisions, to her final copy
  • KID-EDITING PROCESS – Explore the role of classroom students in changing both text and illustrations in The Life of Riley book
  • SCIENCE CONTENT related to dogs, geckos, and the Sonoran Desert

Michelle O’Brien-Palmer, Ed.D.

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