Story Cubes are one of the most valuable story-telling tools for writers of all ages. Similar to writing prompts, they inspire writers to come up with cool story ideas. And since they are in the shape of dice, you never know what idea combination you’ll get when rolling them! In this post, we will show you how to make story cubes, along with free templates. And to top it off, we’ll even teach you how to play with story cubes, along with 10 fun story cube games!
Looking to improve your writing skills? Then you’ll have to practice writing every day! To provide you with daily inspiration, we have created these 365 daily writing prompts for you to use. These writing prompts make wonderful ‘warm-up’ activities to supercharge your brain before actually writing. You could even use these daily prompts, as inspiration for your journal or diary entries. To keep things light, we separated the writing prompts by month, from January to December.
The Finish the story Game is a great way to encourage reluctant writers. Whether it’s down to laziness or just the lack of inspiration, these finish the story game prompts are a great source of inspiration. You can even take this fun activity one step further, by turning it into a multiplayer game for your students. When used in the…
Hairy Christmas and not-so happy new year – That’s something the Grinch would say, right? Now that we’ve got the Grinch down to a tee, let’s carry on with some festive Dr. Seuss Christmas quotes. And yes, all the Christmas quotes are from ‘The Grinch Who Stole Christmas’ book, movies and animated special!
Telephone Pictionary (or paper telephone pictionary) is a great game to play on a rainy day in or with your friends during a sleepover. Not only is it great fun, but it’s a good way to improve skills, such as creativity, team-building and not to mention the really funny end-results you get every time you play. The basic idea behind the game is that players draw pictures from phrases and as the paper (or story) gets passed around, you start to see that the original message gets lost. When the game finishes you end up with a really funny story written by you and your friends.