Under 20 minutes to complete a short story with play!

1   Draw or make something with Lego, modelling clay or other craft materials  -  7 mins

2   Describe it -  3 mins

3   Complete 7 sentences  -  7 mins

4   Have FREE help writing your story (optional)

5   Parents/Carers confirm their permission  -  3 mins

Result  =  1 good short story in 20 minutes + 1 happy published writer!

Watch the video!

7-sentence story templates guide the writing process smoothly, to inspire amazing narratives effortlessly with play. Writers can use the online 7-sentence story structure to draft and publish their stories.


TTLCIC - Creative Play


'My Story' project is making accessible story templates that support play and facilitate the creative writing process. The method of 'writing with play' is a source of encouragement for learners because everyone enjoys writing stories and developing English literacy skills effortlessly. Why not try it using this FREE template?


The Story Library is accessible to readers for FREE. New stories are being added to the story archive regularly. You may read the stories written by My Story project participants and view photographs of their Lego and modelling clay creations: