Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

Rebus Stories

  1. You will need a variety of rubber stamps for this activity. Or you may choose to use stamps based on a theme that you have been studying.
  2. Have you kids write stories using the stamps in place of some of the words.
  3. They will love using the stamps and their classmates will love reading their rebus picture stories.
  4. You may want to make a class rebus book that students can read over and over again.

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