Story Starters and Writing Prompts
For bedtime and classroom.
How To Use the Story Starters for Bedtime Stories
Ask you child what do they think is happening now in the picture and what will happen next?
Ask your child for the next sentence
Have your child tell you the next sentence in the story, and then you make up the next sentence, taking turns until you have story.
If you get stuck, try this
Use a word or phrase like ‘suddenly’, ‘just then’, ‘they didn’t know it, but’, and ‘surprisingly’. Then add in something random and unexpected.
You’ll find Story Starters that can be used for Writing Prompts for both older and younger students. You can search on categories to find a subject or theme that interests you.
View All Story Starters
Find a list of all the Story Starters here. Click on the one you want and you’ll go to its full-sized page, where you can print it if you like.
If you love stories, chances are you’ll love this month Featured Book:
THE CON ARTIST’S TAKEOVER
Kids in Despair; Villains lay a Snare; Parents Aren’t Aware
Logan can’t wait to visit Meeka, but what promises to be a fun trip to her over-the-top wealthy home turns into a nightmare. Everyone he meets has secrets, even Meeka. But when a crime is uncovered, and Nate is kidnapped, Logan, Meeka and Poet know exactly what they need to do. Go and get him back—no matter what the risk.
The Con Artist’s Takeover is the second book in the Crime Stopper Kids Mysteries series for 9-12 year olds.