Fun Stuff

Hi Kids,
There are lots of fun things to do on the site! Ask someone to help you print out the pages and please let me know if you have any new ideas or if you want to share your artwork! I would love to hear from you.
Always jump for joy!
Ellen

About the Author – Questions Asked by Children

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Did you always know you would be a writer? When I was growing up, I never imagined that I would become a children’s book author. And I certainly never thought I would write about jumping 1.000 counts on my pogo …
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Making a Difference: Walk/Jog/Run/Wheel

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Reader Kyra Z. shares: I loved the book Jumping Jenny, not only because it is a wonderful reminder that everyone can make a difference in the world using their special talent, but also because it reminded me of myself. When …
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Trivia

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Test your Knowledge about jumping and health. Have a grown-up print this out for you. When you’re finished with all the questions on paper, come back to this page.  Scroll to the bottom and click to find the answers… the …
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Write a Caption for this Jumper

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There are so many different ways to jump.
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Word Puzzle: Your Healthy Heart

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There are many ways to stay healthy- eating the right kinds of  foods, getting enough sleep, drinking lots of water, and EXERCISE. Keeping active keeps your heart pumping! Ten words to keep you healthy are listed below and hidden in …
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Word Puzzle: Jumpers

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Animals jump. People jump. Nine words about jumpers are hidden in this puzzle. See if you can find all the hidden words listed below. Draw a circle around a word once you’ve found it. When you’ve circled all nine words, …
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Word Puzzle: Make a Difference

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We can each make a difference in our world, by lending a helping hand. Eleven words about ‘making a difference’ are hidden in this puzzle. See if you can find all the hidden words listed below. Draw a circle around …
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Art Activity: Cut-Out Puppets

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Here are two sets of cut-out puppets you can do at home. Decide whether you want to play with the colored ones, or whether you want to color your own. You can also add glitter, ribbon and other decorations with …
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Art Activity: Coloring Pages

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Here are three pages that you can color at home. Click on the one you want to work on first. Then ask a grown-up to help you print it out. Jenny loves the color blue. What’s your favorite color?

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Jumping Photo Gallery

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Every picture tells a story. Here are some photographs of people jumping. You can use these photographs as inspiration. Maybe you can write a story about one of them. Think about what may have happened before, or after. Or maybe …
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