Star Jumps - Creative Writing Prompts for the Classroom

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Published on June 14, 2008

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Creative Writing prompts for Children and Teachers

Star Jumps for Writers Your daily writing workout Compiled by Dr Parry

Here are some star jumps for you! Find one you like, and start writing. Have fun!

Have fun!

You have to babysit a pet chimpanzee. Write about your experience.

You have to babysit a pet chimpanzee. Write about your experience.

You wake up to find school is closed due to snow. Describe your day.

You wake up to find school is closed due to snow. Describe your day.

Describe how your mother looks when she smiles at you.

Describe how your mother looks when she smiles at you.

A cyborg assassin has just been seen walking into your school. Its mission is…YOU.

A cyborg assassin has just been seen walking into your school. Its mission is…YOU.

Someone's pet snake is loose! Describe what happens next.

Someone's pet snake is loose! Describe what happens next.

Your uncle overseas has sent you a skunk. Tell about your first day with your new pet.

Your uncle overseas has sent you a skunk. Tell about your first day with your new pet.

You plan a field trip for your class. Where do you go and what do you do?

You plan a field trip for your class. Where do you go and what do you do?

You awake from a nap only to discover you are 80 years old. Describe what happens next.

You awake from a nap only to discover you are 80 years old. Describe what happens next.

Write about your ride in a hot air balloon.

Write about your ride in a hot air balloon.

A famous person comes to visit your home. Tell what happens.

A famous person comes to visit your home. Tell what happens.

You can be invisible for one day. How will you use your powers?

You can be invisible for one day. How will you use your powers?

A flying saucer has been sighted over your back garden. What happens next?

A flying saucer has been sighted over your back garden. What happens next?

You receive a special award for bravery. Write the article that appears in the newspaper.

You receive a special award for bravery. Write the article that appears in the newspaper.

Today you did something that makes you feel good. Write your diary entry.

Today you did something that makes you feel good. Write your diary entry.

Aliens abduct you as you walk to school. Write a story telling about this experience.

Aliens abduct you as you walk to school. Write a story telling about this experience.

It’s late at night, you are at home alone, and the telephone rings. Create dialogue around this scene.

It’s late at night, you are at home alone, and the telephone rings. Create dialogue around this scene.

You have built a flying contraption. Write a story about where you go and what you do.

You have built a flying contraption. Write a story about where you go and what you do.

The thing I like most about my life is...

The thing I like most about my life is...

This was a day when everything went wrong…

This was a day when everything went wrong…

Then we realised the danger we were in. The sea monster started wading toward shore…

Then we realised the danger we were in. The sea monster started wading toward shore…

You discover a giant hole in the middle of your bedroom wall. Someone or something is scratching around in there...

You discover a giant hole in the middle of your bedroom wall. Someone or something is scratching around in there...

You open the front door to discover a parcel on the step. Suddenly, the parcel begins to move...

You open the front door to discover a parcel on the step. Suddenly, the parcel begins to move...

Some say his body refused to die. Some say he lives in the woods plotting revenge. What do YOU say?

Some say his body refused to die. Some say he lives in the woods plotting revenge. What do YOU say?

If I could accomplish one more thing, it would be...

If I could accomplish one more thing, it would be...

If I were a superhero, I would be...

If I were a superhero, I would be...

If I could change one thing about our school I would...

If I could change one thing about our school I would...

I found the strangest thing in the attic.

I found the strangest thing in the attic.

It will be dark soon. Lock your doors and stay in your homes! We repeat, Stay in your homes! Do not go outside before sunrise!

It will be dark soon. Lock your doors and stay in your homes! We repeat, Stay in your homes! Do not go outside before sunrise!

If I were an animal I would be a ...

If I were an animal I would be a ...

The most unforgettable person in my life is...

The most unforgettable person in my life is...

My favorite place to be alone is...

My favorite place to be alone is...

I think a true friend is someone who...

I think a true friend is someone who...

She seemed like such a sweet old lady. Who would have believed she was really...

She seemed like such a sweet old lady. Who would have believed she was really...

You have just broken out of prison. Tell what happens next.

You have just broken out of prison. Tell what happens next.

I looked out the window and saw a zombie staring back at me. Suddenly, from inside the house, I heard Mum scream…

I looked out the window and saw a zombie staring back at me. Suddenly, from inside the house, I heard Mum scream…

If I had just one minute to flee from my burning house, I would save...

If I had just one minute to flee from my burning house, I would save...

The thing that scares me the most is...

The thing that scares me the most is...

My favorite childhood memory is...

My favorite childhood memory is...

Right now, if I could go anywhere in the world, it would be...

Right now, if I could go anywhere in the world, it would be...

I was so proud of myself when I...

I was so proud of myself when I...

I decided to take the shortcut through the cemetery. Big mistake!

I decided to take the shortcut through the cemetery. Big mistake!

Our new music teacher is a famous rock star. No, really!

Our new music teacher is a famous rock star. No, really!

Gran arrived dressed in a hula skirt. I was so embarrassed…

Gran arrived dressed in a hula skirt. I was so embarrassed…

Suddenly, without any warning at all, I was inside the machine…

Suddenly, without any warning at all, I was inside the machine…

As soon as we were alone together, the frog began to tell his story.

As soon as we were alone together, the frog began to tell his story.

Write about a day in the life of Clockwork Boy.

Write about a day in the life of Clockwork Boy.

The day my boardies dissolved was the day everyone decided they needed a swim.

The day my boardies dissolved was the day everyone decided they needed a swim.

The town has just appointed you sheriff because of your tough reputation. Make a speech on the town hall steps that ends with loud applause.

The town has just appointed you sheriff because of your tough reputation. Make a speech on the town hall steps that ends with loud applause.

I switched the appliance off. I unplugged the cord. It made no difference.

I switched the appliance off. I unplugged the cord. It made no difference.

There’s something very odd in the way your new puppy behaves. It’s almost as if it’s listening to every conversation. And what’s with the clothes?

There’s something very odd in the way your new puppy behaves. It’s almost as if it’s listening to every conversation. And what’s with the clothes?

On your one-man flight to Mars, you get the feeling that someone is watching you. You become convinced that you’re not alone.

On your one-man flight to Mars, you get the feeling that someone is watching you. You become convinced that you’re not alone.

Deadly germs have escaped the lab. In 24 hours they will be all over town.

Deadly germs have escaped the lab. In 24 hours they will be all over town.

You put on the glasses and suddenly…

You put on the glasses and suddenly…

“ I’m melting! I’m melting! Won’t someone please help me?” cried the snowman, walking into the store.

“ I’m melting! I’m melting! Won’t someone please help me?” cried the snowman, walking into the store.

The day the machines attacked!

The day the machines attacked!

A woman no bigger than your thumb has landed her plane on your driveway. She says she’s your new nanny.

A woman no bigger than your thumb has landed her plane on your driveway. She says she’s your new nanny.

Stay tuned for more star jumps. Coming soon! Best wishes Dr Parry

Best wishes

Dr Parry

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