Don't forget to write your story while you play with this one on Scholastic's site. Or, try these ideas from authors such as Katherine Paterson, Mo Willems, and Jon Scieszka -- and get ready to celebrate Children's Book Week in the process. No luck? Check out these ideas for daily writing.
Show Me A Story: 40 Craft Projects and Activities to Spark Children's Storytelling, by Emily Neuburger, might be more involved than you have time for during marathon month, but see if you can find it at your library or bookstore later. I want to make a set of the story rocks for my nephews, and then another set for myself.