Play & Write!

Under 20 minutes to complete a short story with play!

Follow these steps.

1   Draw or make something with Lego, modelling clay or other craft materials  -  7 mins

2   Describe it -  2 mins

3   Complete 7 sentences  -  3 mins

4   Have FREE help writing your story (optional) - 5mins

5   Parents/Carers confirm their permission  -  3 mins

Result  =  a good short story in 20 minutes and a published writer!


7-Sentence Story Templates

7-sentence story templates guide the writing process smoothly, to inspire amazing narratives effortlessly with play.

Writers can use the 7-sentence story structure to draft and publish their stories online. Talk Together London's story writing project is making accessible creative writing templates that support play and the writing process.

You can read the stories project participants wrote in the 'Library' tab of the main menu. The story below is an example.

Play and Write

Teachers and parents may support children during a play and write session.

TTL story writing events

The method of 'playful story writing' supports learners so that everyone enjoys writing stories and developing English literacy skills.

TTLCIC - Library Lego Stories

TTLCIC - Library Lego Stories

Try one of the 7-sentence story worksheets!

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