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Pirate Map Adventure

You discover a pirate map in an unusual place – inside an old book, in a bottle washed up on the beach, or somewhere else. You have no idea who the pirate is, or what the treasure will be, but you decide to follow it to see where it takes […]

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Adventure with Dad

Last line of your story: …and Dad helped us climb through the back window so we could clean up before we would get in trouble for our crazy adventure. Tip: this is the last line of your story. What has happened to get Dad and your main character to this […]

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The Perfect Cup of Tea

A perfect cup of tea can mean different things to different people. My grandmother believed in the power of a cup of tea to fix every problem! When my kids were small, I taught them how to make a cup of tea with the lesson that knowing how to make […]

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Book Week Twist

It’s Book Week. You dress up as your favourite character, instead of ending up at school for your book week parade, you end up in your favourite book as that character! Write a story about your day and how you get home again.

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Science Experiment

You are working on a science experiment set by your teacher and follow the method to the letter, however, things don’t quite go as planned. Write a story about your experiment and why things didn’t go according to plan. Remember: when things don’t go according to plan, it doesn’t always […]

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Box Car Adventure

You’re bored, so you decide to make a box car out of some boxes you find in the garage. When the car is finished, you get inside and, instead of staying where you are, the car magically takes off and starts to drive, taking you on a wonderful adventure. Write […]

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A Demonstration Sport

At many Olympic games, there is a demonstration sport. Click here for a list of demonstration sports through the years. Create a demonstration sport for a future Olympics and write a story about it. You could write a story, newspaper article, letter to the Olympic Committee, diary entry, or something […]

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Opening Ceremony

The Tokyo Olympics are currently happening, and it all started with an Opening Ceremony. Opening Ceremonies aren’t just reserved for the Olympics, many other sporting carnivals have an opening ceremony of some sort. This week, write a story about an opening ceremony for a sporting event. Your sporting event can […]

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Medals Galore!

Over the course of a day, you find you are earning medals for simple things – getting out of bed, brushing your teeth, going for a walk, and so on. You receive either a Gold, Silver, or Bronze medal, and your medals are being presented by a magical being. Write […]

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A Note Under the Door

A mysterious note is pushed under the door with instructions on it. The only problem is, the door is a cupboard and not a door to outside! What does the note say, and how do you solve the mystery of where the note has come from? Write a story about […]

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