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Word Games for Kids


Headline Hunt Activity
Will your headline be better?
Will your headline be better?
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Craft a crazy idea using this headline hunt activity. Newspaper editors spend hours writing the perfect headlines. Now you can get a laugh out of their hard work.

What You'll Need:

  • Newspapers
  • Scissors
  • Paper
  • Glue

Step 1: Clip all the headlines from an old newspaper, cut the words apart, and drop them in a box. Mix them up.

Step 2: Now try to make goofy headlines of the bits and pieces you've collected, and glue your favorite combinations on a page. Headline a crazy story only you could imagine -- with a little help from the real news!

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