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How to make story sticks

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Get inspired
Programme: Book Week Scotland
Language: English
Genre: Inspiration, Literature
Age group: 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-18

Story sticks are a fun and creative way to generate ideas for creative writing, especially stories and descriptive writing. When presented with a blank page and asked to write a story, young people can feel overwhelmed and not know where to start. Story sticks are a great way to spark ideas and writing activities, as well as longer projects.

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