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Young boy using a pickaxe to mine coal. He is in a cramped position and covered in coal dust.

Victorian child mining: creative writing from Bearsden Primary School

Read these pupils' moving accounts as they imagine working in such terrible conditions underground.

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Evacuee letters from Otters Class

Evacuee letters from Otters class

Otters class from Riverside Primary School in Rainham Kent have emailed us their evacuee letters.

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Grab a camera for some Christmas Caboodling

Grab a camera for some winter Caboodling

Banish boredom this winter and take photos to make your own Caboodle collection.

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Kay, Michael and Saim have got in touch

Kay, Michael and Saim have got in touch

Dragons, motorbikes and more. You have been creative.

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Buckingham Park Primary School's Big Draw

Buckingham Park Primary School's Big Draw

We love hearing from your schools about what you've been up to.

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You got in touch

You got in touch

You've been emailing us about this great big bunny and more.

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Thanks for sending in your pictures!

Thanks for sending in your pictures!

Your amazing pictures keep coming in. Now's your chance to see them on Show Me.

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You've got in touch!

You've got in touch!

Here are the latest emails from Show Me surfers.

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Paige And Kayleigh's Tall Tales

Paige And Kayleigh's Tall Tales

Two great stories set long, long ago. Click on the pic to see.

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Dinosaur Adventure

Dinosaur Adventure

A dino story with a difference from Show Me surfer Conor...

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screenshot from the Show Me website showing the Show and Tell page with a drawing of a roaring dinosaur

Show Me Shouts

Some of the latest comments and questions we've had from our readers.

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screenshot of the Show Me website

Hot Topics

We've had loads of comments sent in - you're a very brainy lot!

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drawing of a monster's head with a wide open mouth with lots of sharp teeth

Lewis's Camelosaurus

Lewis has invented an amazing new scary dinosaur, the Camelosaurus.

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drawing of a girl with red hair and green eyes and with a red heart earring

Your Big Draw Pics

Show Me surfers get creative with some great drawings they've sent us.

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Marcie & Waggie

Marcie has sent in a drawing of granny and Waggie the dog plus a fab story.

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drawing of a yellow smiley face

Summer Pictures

Georgia and Alice have been using the summer holidays to get creative.

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Send Us Your Jokes

More Jokes - Keep Them Coming!

Show Me surfers have got us giggling. Can YOU make us laugh?

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Longheadmouth

Whose legs are these? Show Me surfer Jamie has someone to introduce us to...

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colour drawing of a medusa head

We Dare You: Look Medusa In The Eye

Braintcroft Primary School have sent in scary drawings of monstrous Medusa.

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Jacob's Dinosaur

It might be smiling but check out those teeth! Meet Jacob's Ceratridon – if you dare...

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Springtime Shout-Outs From Show Me Surfers

Springtime Shout–Outs From Show Me Surfers

Spring is in the air – what have Show Me's readers have got to say?

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Rosie's Vicious Velociraptor Story

Rosie's Vicious Velociraptor Story

Show Me surfer Rosie has sent in a gripping tale of a Velociraptor on the prowl.

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Heelys! Your Say!

Heelys: You Have Your Say

We've been getting some smashing feedback on our Heelys® story!

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Lauren's Amazing Recycled Robot

Lauren's Amazing Recycled Robot

Meet the robot who can cook your dinner and clean your clothes at the same time!

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Zeynep's Fantastic Family & Fashions

Zeynep has sent in some great drawings of her new fashion creations.

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Lewis' Dino-tastic Story!

Lewis' Dino-tastic Story

Find out how a meat pie can save you from a velociraptor!

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Hannah and Emily's Tudor Rose

Hannah and Emily's Tudor Rose

Digital art with a historical theme from two Show Me surfers.

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Child's drawing of Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Show Me surfer Mark scores a bullseye with his fab artwork.

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Kids Eye Up The Big Draw

Check out this scary selection of goggly-eyed ghouls...

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Ciara's Waterlilies

Ciara's Waterlilies

Read Ciara's poem and find out about a famous artist with a liking for lilies.

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Show Me Surfers: Gardeners, Explorers And Wizards?

It's autumn, and we've had more messages from Show Me surfers than there are leaves falling from the trees!

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New Poems From Show Me Surfers

New Poems From Show Me Surfers

Poetry is in the air at Show Me this week - we have some fantastic poems for you.

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Ava Finds Nemo At The Sea Life Centre

Ava Finds Nemo At The Sea Life Centre

Show Me surfer Ava has fishy fun on a trip to an aquarium.

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Digging Up The Past at Briscoe Primary School

Digging Up The Past With Young Curators

Why have kids at Briscoe Primary School been digging up their school field?

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Sheep, Teeth And Henry VIII - More Of Your Messages

Sheep, Teeth And Henry VIII - More Of Your Messages

Your stories, ideas. questions and comments...

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Echline Primary School Pupils' Child Mining Stories.

Victorian Child Miners' Stories from Echline Primary School

Step into the boots of Victorian child miners...

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More Echline Primary School Child Miners' Stories.

More Child Miners' Stories from Echline Primary School

Read more of the amazing mining diary extracts from pupils at Echline Primary School.

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Bethany's Chinese Paper Lantern.

Bethany's Chinese Paper Lantern

Show me surfer, Bethany, has been busy! Click on the pic to find out more...

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St Luke's Media Club Visit The Natural History Museum

St Luke's Media Club Visit The Natural History Museum

Find out what the gang got up to...

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Big Art For Little Artists

Matilda Visits Big Art

Who's behind the mask? Find out in Matilda's review of Big Art for Little Artists.

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What Has Patrick Invented?

What Has Patrick Invented?

Show Me surfer Patrick's sent in a fantastic invention. Can you work out what it is?

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Gunpowder Plot Gallery

Just a few of our favourite competition entries...

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Cow Farts, Smoking And Anglo-Saxon Bears

Yes, lots more messages from Show Me surfers...

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CD Freebies From Tate!

CD Freebies From Tate!

We've got five fantastic CDs to give away to 5 lucky Show Me surfers.

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Brrr!!! Winter Poetry To Make You Shiver

Brrr!!! Winter Poetry To Make You Shiver

Show Me surfer Kristen has a frosty poem to get us in the mood for ice and snow.

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Show Me Surfers Bitten By Poetry Bug

Show Me Surfers Bitten By Poetry Bug

Poems about fireworks, space travel and more...

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Show Me Surfers At The Big Draw

Show Me Surfers At The Big Draw

We take a peek at some of their handiwork.

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Could Football Crazy Joel Be The Next Beckham?

Could Football Crazy Joel Be The Next Beckham?

Find out why Show Me surfer Joel LOVES football.

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Julianne's Computer Art

We Love Julianne's Computer Art

Show Me surfer Julianne gets creative with her computer.

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Run For Your Life – It's A Rexaflysaurus!

Run For Your Life – It's A Rexaflysaurus!

We're quaking in our boots at the sight of this terrifying new dinosaur, discovered by Show Me surfer Lewis...

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Planes, Poetry, Gas Masks And Gags

Planes, Poetry, Gas Masks And Gags

More great drawings and emails from creative Show Me surfers!

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Murderous Mice Mean Much Mail!

Read Our Murderous Mice Mailbag!

Our story about giant seabirds under attack has got many of you thinking...

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Show Me Surfers Speak!

Show Me Surfers Speak!

Talking footie, pets, games and where to find out more about what you're into.

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Temple Sowerby School Reports

Temple Sowerby School Reports

More writing and pictures from our junior journalists...

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Space Poems

We love these poems about space and fireworks. Thanks Joshua Stevenson!

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Dragon Starts Fire Of London!

Dragon Starts Fire Of London!

Hang on... could that be right? Joshua has the answer.

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Dead Deer & Three-Legged Cats?

Dead Deer & Three-Legged Cats?

What do dead deer, three-legged cats and Andy Warhol have in common? They're all in your latest letters.

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Sian's Show Me Poem

Sian's Show Me Poem

Know what an acrostic is? Sian's written one for and about Show Me...

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Tamar's Viking Saga: Land

Tamar's Viking Saga: Land

Your Viking sagas keep popping into our inbox. Read the latest here.

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Show Me... Birmingham Picture Postcards

Show Me... Birmingham Picture Postcards

P-P-P-P-Pick up a postcard, send it in to us and we'll put your picture up on the site!

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Victorian Life by Faye

'Victorian Life'

Read Show Me surfer Faye's gripping tale of kidnap in Victorian times...

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Show Me... Leicester Picture Postcards

Show Me... Leicester Picture Postcards

P-P-P-Pick up a postcard, send it in to us and we'll put your picture up on the site!

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Show Me Surfers With Lots To Say...

It's time for a round-up of the latest Show Me letters again. Here's what you've had to say to us...

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Show Me... Bristol Picture Postcards

Show Me... Bristol Picture Postcards

P-P-P-P-Pick up a postcard, send it in to us and we'll put your picture up on the site!

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Show Me... More Brighton And Hove Picture Postcards

Show Me... More Brighton And Hove Picture Postcards

P-P-P-P-Pick up a postcard, send it in to us and we'll put your picture up on the site!

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Miner's Story

Miner's Story

Read Show Me surfer Amber's tale of working down a coal mine.

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Buccaneer Bay

Buccaneer Bay

Show Me surfer Samuel has written a story for the site, an exciting adventure set on the high seas...

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Belly Buttons, Hens, Sheep, Mummies, Marbles... What's On YOUR Mind?

Belly Buttons, Hens, Sheep, Mummies, Marbles... What's On YOUR Mind?

We love getting your letters - here are a few of the latest.

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George's Viking Saga

George's Viking Saga

This story has it all. Adventure, bravery, battle, death and even giant turtles... it's fantastic!

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Show Me...Brighton And Hove Picture Postcards

Show Me...Brighton And Hove Picture Postcards

P-P-P-P-Pick up a postcard, send it in to us and we'll put your picture up on the site!

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Shows a detail of a child's drawing in felt pen, of a red tram.

Show Me... London Picture Postcards

P-P-P-P-Pick up a postcard, send it in to us and we'll put your picture up on the site!

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Meet Lloyd...The Bear With A Very Special Name

Meet Lloyd...The Bear With A Winning Name

We have a winner - Annierose from York has named the teddy bear!

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Charlotte's Dastardly Spells And Potions

Charlotte's Dastardly Spells And Potions

Want to be a pop star or a footballer? Charlotte has some magic for you...

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Can You Guess What This Is?

Have A Guess...

Jessica has sent us her drawing of a very familiar object - what is it?

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Read Nikki's Special Dog Story

The dog in Nikki's story has some very deep feelings...

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Compton Primary's Evacuee Letters

Children at this Plymouth school have written letters home as if they were evacuees in World War Two.

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Museum Memories

Museum Memories

Dinosaurs, mummies and rockets - just a few of your favourite things.

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Crayola Prizes!

Find out how to get some great prizes from Crayola.

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Can You Ever Have Too Many Stripes?

Can You Ever Have Too Many Stripes?

We reckon this young artist has a future as a fashion designer...

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Ruby's Bobcat

Ruby's Bobcat

Meet Bobcat - the computer cat!

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An Emblem For The Twenty-First Century

An Emblem For The Twenty-First Century

What would your family emblem be?

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Every Room A Different Colour!

Every Room A Different Colour!

Check out Ava's multi-coloured house.

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