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Writing prompts for KIDS

 

1. You and your family live full time in a

treehouse. Describe a typical day in the

life of a tree-house dwelling family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. This frog really wants to tell you something...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Last night, you were bitten by an alien aphid from Adrastea (one of Jupiter's moons)!  When you wake up the next morning, you realize that you have weird new powers.  

 

Describe how you feel.  HOW do you know you have these special gifts?  

What can you do now that you couldn't do before? What will you do with

your new powers? What is the story of your new life?

 

5. NEWS FLASH!  A chimpanzee named Cheetah just escaped from the city zoo and is heading towards your school.  What happens next?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credits:

1. Tree house  http://clipart-library.com

2. Man with Cap https://www.franmasonillustration.com ©Fran Mason-2021

3. Frog https://www.franmasonillustration.com ©Fran Mason-2021

4. Aphid http://www.allthingsclipart.com/12/aphid.clipart.htm

5. Newspaper, monkey, school building: http://clipart-library.com

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2. Who IS this? What’s his name?               Describe him in detail (personality/mood, friends, pets, fashion sense, job, favorite foods, favorite books, music, movies, hobbies...). Using these details, tell his story. 

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“Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about… say yes quickly, if you know, if you’ve known it from before the beginning of the universe.”                                                                              ― Rumi (1201-1273)

​​"The world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before."                                                                                ― Neil Gaiman (1960-)

​​"What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality?"                                                                    
       
       ― Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

​​"Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightening to strike you in the brain, you are not going to make an awful lot of work. All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself. "                                                                                                  ― Chuck Close (1940-2021)

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​​"The things that make me different are the things that make me, me." (as said by Piglet in Winnie the Pooh).                                                                           ― A.A. Milne (1882-1956)

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