Whether you’re a teacher looking for ways to engage your class with creative writing or are a family who love getting stuck in to story-writing at home, we’ve created a range of free and fun resources for you!

Each activity has been created by our education experts to help children think about the characters, settings, and transport that will feature in their stories about changing the world.

Choose from the following options to download your free activity sheets

Make your own story dice
Create your character
Create your setting
Create your dilemma

Once all the planning is done and the story is ready, send it to us to be in with the chance of being the Explore Learning Writer of the Year!

Enter today

Suggested articles for you

Creative writing course

Explore Learning's Creative Writing Course

Read this post

Succeed in Secondary

Explore Learning's Succeed in Secondary course

Read this post

Reward and recognition

Reward and recognition using Fearless Four

Read this post

Peter Andre joins Explore at Home

Read this post

Writing inspiration

How to get children writing at home

Read this post


Reading at home

Read this post

reading, books, reading at home, writing

Bringing more joy to reading at home

Read this post

study, sats, exams, tests, education

A quick guide to SATs - What to expect

Read this post

Farrah and Alesha Dixon

Alesha Dixon surprises the Explore Learning Writer of the Year!

Read this post

Finding the funny

Read this post

Let's talk phonics

Phonics at home

Read this post

Top 10 stories announced!

Read this post