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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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Music Practice

Learning an instrument can be hard and takes a lot of practice to master. Write a story about a music practice session – from the point of view of your instrument! Choose any instrument you like. For example: Piano Violin or other string instrument Guitar Drums Flute or other woodwind […]

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Holiday Portal

It’s school holidays and you find yourself stuck at home… then you find your parents have planned to go on a family holiday. Instead of travelling by car, train, or plane, they take you to a secret portal that can take you anywhere in time and space. Write a story […]

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Take Flight

Imagine that you invent or discover a contraption that helps you to fly. Write a story about the day you discover whatever it is that helps you fly and your first flight. What helps you fly and how was your flight?

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What an Honour

Every year on the Queen’s Birthday weekend, honours are given to prominent Australians. Newspapers are full of stories of daring feats and tales of going above and beyond in their chosen fields of work. Write the story of your favourite fictional character and why they should receive an honour this […]

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