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Celebrate stories with Katie in your classroom

This school year, teach your students that their story matters.

Help them discover how that story is one of the most meaningful gifts they can give themselves and the people they love. Empower and connect them through written and spoken words.

You and I will do it together!

With my engaging journals and story prompting products, your students will:

  • Grow
  • Celebrate their life stories
  • Discover greater joy and gratitude
  • Nurture deeper bonds with each other and people they care about

You hold the future in your hands, teachers! I'm so grateful for the gift you're giving our world.

It's my pleasure to merge our talents to impact your students.

The Students' Journaling Kit

This 24-page comprehensive guide will help your students love putting pen to paper as they learn to create a successful, thought-provoking personal journal.

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    Explore my growing collection of instant printables.

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    "So fun, my students love it!"

    I strive to help spark children's sense of wonder through their life experiences and discoveries with my printables. My instant downloads include:

    • seasonal storycatching activities
    • conversation starters
    • GIANT coloring posters kids assemble and adore
    • creative daily journal pages
    "My students loved using this resource. We are still working on following directions and listening, this was perfect to use!"

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    Time Capsule: A Seriously Awesome Journal

    Introduce a child to how mighty their pen can be.

    Begin a regular journaling ritual. These books are highly recommended by teachers and homeschooling parents like you:

    "This is a great way to start our homeschool day!"
    "Before my daughter (9) began this journal she was never excited to begin our school day, but now she looks forward to it each day."

    Place bulk orders directly with Sourcebooks, my fabulous, women-led publisher. Or contact me about My First Reading Journal.

    Try these fun and free activities together.

    Ask for Book Recommendations for Kids

    Hey kids, interview your family about a children's book they love.

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    Discover interesting new spots to read

    Have you ever read in a box or in the car? Mark everywhere you've been.

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    Enjoy this Printable You and Me Activity Kit

    Try everything from coloring pages and origami to fun journaling prompts together.

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    Finish this drawing

    When you use your imagination, what can the simplest lines become?

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    Moms, try journaling with your child

    Use these printable pages to disccover the fun of journaling together! (age 5+)

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    Tear off a tag. Give it away.

    Kindness can change everything. Print and share this poster wherever you go.

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