Imagine a fantastical world where forest dwelling elves ride giant blue butterflies and whimsical wizards sing songs about heroic adventures of an ancient race of dashing swashbuckling orangutans. What a story that would be!
You child's imagination is the door to infinite possibilities. Creative writing is a wonderful and fun way to stretch their imaginations. Experts believe that encouraging children to play with open-ended activities like storytelling and make-believe can help to nurture their creativity.
Let your child dive into this creative printable activity. You'll be amazed with what he or she comes up with.
Printable & Activity Objectives
Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Writing and Colouring pencils
In this activity, your child will learn how to use writing prompts to jumpstart their creativity and imagination to write their own fantasy story.
It will help your child or student:
Exercise their creative minds and help them explore different worlds, characters and ideas in a fun way. It also provides them with an avenue for self-expression.
Develop a their communication skills and help them learn how to clarify their thoughts more effectively.
Let's find out more!
How to Get Started
Simple steps to start:
Research and find out more about how to get started in creative writing. Here's a good set of creative writing tips to help your child get acquainted with the basic elements of a good story:
Here's a good anecdotal video on how kids can start creative writing using writing prompts:
Here's a good video about how help your child write different types of sentences in his/her story:
What's in the Printable Pack
This printable pack consists of 5 printable sheets to help your child start writing his or her first fantasy story. There are 3 sheets with different prompt words to incorporate into their story. There is also 1 open ended writing sheet and also a sheet for them to design and decorate their story book cover.
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