Minibeast superhero

Minibeast superhero

Minibeast superhero Intro It’s amazing the superpowers minibeasts have to help them survive. From jumping fleas to super-strong beetles, these little creatures are incredible! If we imagine humans to have one of these abilities they become superhuman. There are lots...
Silly similes

Silly similes

Silly similes Intro Similes add so much to descriptions. They enable you to make your writing interesting, dramatic, funny and memorable as well as put across what is in your imagination. Play this simple dice game  to build basic similes and have some fun with them....
Throw and catch characters

Throw and catch characters

Throw and catch characters Intro This activity will enable you to create a funny and quirky character through playing a throw and catch game. It’s always fun to read about characters with quirky personalities and behaviour. For example, Pie Face in the Beano who has a...
Three word scenes

Three word scenes

Three word scenes Intro This activity involves playing paper tennis to choose three words with which to make a scene or mini story. You need at least two people to play. This game is also fun with two teams of two competing against each other if you have enough people...
Express yourself

Express yourself

Express yourself Intro This activity will help you to think about how you can use your writing to show what a character is feeling, rather than just stating how they are feeling. Not only will this help the reader understand what your character is experiencing, it...
Tension building game

Tension building game

Tension building game Intro This activity uses the experience of playing a fun game to help develop language and ideas for writing with tension. You can just play the game and talk about what words and phrases describe your experience, use it to write a scene of a...