Rainy Day Crafts and Activities for Kids

Mysterious Secrets

Mysterious secrets turns reading into fun -- when kids try to guess the mystery behind the mystery. In this rainy day activity for kids, kids look for clues within the pages and then try to rewrite those clues. Is the ending still the same?

What You'll Need:

  • Classic mysteries (such as Sherlock Holmes)
  • Notebook
  • Pens

Can you solve the mystery of the mystery? Check this activity to find out.

Mysteries are some of the most popular books sold in the United States and around the world.

But what's the secret to a good mystery? The hidden treasure? The butler? The mysterious house guest?

As you read your favorite mystery, take a few notes.

Keep track of the secrets your fictional sleuth uncovers as he or she goes about solving the mystery.

Then rewrite key scenes, changing those secrets. How would your changes affect the outcome of the story? Only you can decide!

Rewriting a mystery can be a fun fiction writing experience. Continue reading to learn how to create your own characters.

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