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Crop circles

Crop circles

Crop circles Overview In this session children will make a piece of art based on a crop circle design. They will build on this activity by imagining their crop circle has been discovered and write (or present) a news report, enthusiast’s blog, or YouTube post about...
Space story game

Space story game

Space story game Overview This session makes writing a short simple story very accessible and fun. There are plenty of options for extending the activity further. Children can use the dice rolls as the basic outline for a longer story, adding more details to make it...
Pirate Acrostic Poems

Pirate Acrostic Poems

Pirate Acrostic Poems Overview Acrostic poems are a really accessible style of poem that all children can find a way to succeed in. They can be kept very simple with just one word for each line, or made longer and more challenging with bringing in rhyming, rhythm and...
Treasure Map Story

Treasure Map Story

Treasure Map Story Overview Writing and planning a story can be daunting. This session involves making a treasure map and then using it as an outline for a story. The map provides settings, a way to plot the story and prompts for key events. There is flexibility to...
Pirate Food and Drink

Pirate Food and Drink

Pirate Food and Drink Overview The main focus of this session is making a fun drink. The writing comes as a way to record the recipe and through follow-on fun activities like writing an advert to sell their invention. This is a literacy lesson that doesn’t feel like...