One of the most challenging parts of creative writing is getting a new piece started. Once kids get started, the story begins to flow. In this story: Cindy knew that no one would believe that her flip-flops had magical powers. Everyone thought flip-flops were just ordinary shoes. But Cindy’s flip-flops were special. Any time she put them on when no one else was around. . . The printable has different variations and based on the grade-appropriate horizontal ruling. Kids practice reading in manuscript or cursive and can choose a handwriting style.