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: The kids were very excited to have an ice cream party with their friends. First, they needed to go to the store to pick out all the toppings they could use on their ice cream. They didn’t want just regular toppings, like chocolate sauce or sprinkles. Dad said they could get anything they wanted! 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.