The great thing about creative writing is you can do it literally ANYWHERE, including at home.

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Below we’ve compiled activities to help you and your children to unleash their imagination and create their own stories.

FOR TEACHERS: We have creative writing worksheets suitable for students to print out at home, just like this one. Email us to access these free writing resources for your classroom.

FOR PARENTS: Below we’ve compiled activities to help you and your children to unleash their imagination and create their own stories.

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We have made this resource free, but if you’re in a position to make a donation, we ask that you please do. This will help us reach the kids who need it most, now and in the future.

Design a Character 

With this easy, print and fold template, you can design a new creature, a friend, a sworn enemy or even an alien. The possibilities are endless.

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Postcard from the Future

Ever wonder what the future might bring? Write yourself a postcard from the future, to the past, and let yourself know all the juicy details.

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Build a Story

Otherwise known as the folding game. Just print it out, write in your section, fold it, and pass it on!

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The Story Generator

With this handy story generator, you can generate an infinite number of stories. It comes with the Story Factory guarantee – no two stories will be the same. Designed for kids of all ages.

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How To Build Stories: What is a Story?

Chapter One explores the essential ingredients in any story. Designed for kids in Years 3 – 8.

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How to Build Stories: Character development

This chapter tries to sort out exactly what is a story – whether it’s fiction, non-fiction, a comic, a poem, a song, an article, a radio segment, a television episode or something else altogether.

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How to Build Stories: Plot

Chapter Three – Character development. Characters need to keep readers excited, but they also need to think and feel in ways that we can all understand, and remind us of people in our own lives. How do you create characters like that?

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How to Build Stories

Learn about different story types and how to take your characters from the beginning to the end in a satisfying way.

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