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Series: Create-to-Learn: Writing Art-Inspired Stories


Celebrate and Honour

Celebrate and Honour

Art and writing offer families opportunities to celebrate traditions and honour those who have made a difference. Stories about those who have come before us help young adults develop respect for their heritage. In this activity, children aged...Show More
Change Poems

Change Poems

Art and poetry can help reveal truths and build self-awareness. Poetry helps us explore our inner selves and see the self we show others. In this activity, children aged 8-11 will write poems that describe who they are and how people change over...Show More
Colourful Days

Colourful Days

Looking at illustrations before reading the words in picture books helps children see that there are many different ways of telling stories. In this activity, children aged 8-11 will look at the pictures in a book, then retell the story as a...Show More
Colourful World of Animals

Colourful World of Animals

Nature and art can inspire children to tell amazing stories. Creating animal stories helps children understand the difference between fact and fiction. In this activity, children aged 8-11 will create an imaginary animal and build a story around it.
Hand Drawn Selfies

Hand Drawn Selfies

Self-portraits are images that look outward and inward, revealing what we truly feel inside and displaying our personalities and interests. In this activity, children aged 8-11 will create a hand-drawn selfie to explore self-identity and use art...Show More
Late Arrivals

Late Arrivals

Addressing time in stories helps children understand how sequence impacts the narrative of any story – personal, real, or imagined. In this activity, children aged 3-7 will create illustrations that reflect the beginning, middle and end of a...Show More
Make Stories Shine

Make Stories Shine

The art that children create can inspire them to tell amazing stories. By creating their own stories, children begin to understand characters, themes and settings. In this activity, children aged 8-11 will design a new story around an image...Show More
Meet Me

Meet Me

Creating portraits helps children notice the similarities and differences between images of people. Portraits can be realistic or fantastical. But they all reveal something about the person. In this activity, children aged 8-11 will learn how to...Show More
The Future I See

The Future I See

When children imagine the future, they visualise their hopes and dreams. Visualising what they want to be in the future helps children pave pathways to success. In this activity, children aged 8-11 will create magic mirrors and personal...Show More
Write an Adventure

Write an Adventure

Stories can spark children’s curiosity about the wider world and help them connect with the lives of other kids who live in different countries. In this activity, children aged 8-11 will create a travel journal from a personal perspective or...Show More