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Safety Pin Day
|edHelper's suggested reading level:||grade 2|
|Flesch-Kincaid grade level:||1.5|
The Pin Contest
By Mary Lynn Bushong
1 "There is nothing to do," said Jake.
2 "We cannot play outside," said Alex. "It is raining."
3 "Can you play with your toys?" asked Ann, their baby-sitter.
4 The boys shook their heads.
5 "We are tired of playing with our toys," said Alex.
6 "We want to play a game with you," said Jake.
7 "What kind of game do you want to play?" asked Ann.
8 "We do not know," said Jake. "Can you think of one?"
9 "Let me see," said Ann. "We could play the straw-fish game later. Let's play a thinking game first. Go and sit at the table."
10 The two boys sat across from each other. Ann gave each of them a piece of paper and a pencil.
11 "This will be a thinking contest," she said. "You are to try to think of as many uses for safety pins that you can." Then Ann put a handful of pins on the table in front of the boys. "The one who comes up with the most uses wins."
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