Play and Write

Max 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 -  2 mins

3   Complete 7 sentences  -  3 mins

4   Have FREE help writing your story (optional) - 5mins

5   Parents/Carers confirm their permission  -  3 mins

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

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Play and Write

TTL story writing events

7-sentence story templates guide the writing process smoothly, to inspire amazing narratives effortlessly with play. Writers can use the 7-sentence story structure to draft and publish their stories online. Talk Together London's story writing project is making accessible creative writing templates that support play and the writing process.

The method of 'playful story writing' supports learners so that everyone enjoys writing stories and developing English literacy skills. Try it with this 7-sentence story template! Or, draft and submit a story online!

New stories are added to the archive regularly: don't miss reading them!


Story Library 


TTLCIC - Library Lego Stories


TTLCIC - Library Lego Stories