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Pen and NotepadSubmit a solution to any of the activities on this page and - if we like it - you will win a StuartStories "swanky" notepad and pen … everything your child (or student) needs for their ongoing creative expression.

Important note: Your privacy is very important to us, but we do require a full shipping address to mail the pen. We promise never use your address again or forward it to anyone else. Kids: Please ask for permission before sending your address.

"Finish Me" Stories

How do these stories end? Let your children or students decide. This activity is simple. I provide the beginning to a number of stories -- your children finish them. (Go to the "Finish Me" Stories activity)

"Frankenstein" Stories

Contrary to the name of the activity, this has nothing to do with Mary Shelley's gothic monster. In this activity, children use all the supplied story elements to "bring to life" a story of their own creation. This was my daughter Molly's idea (then age 9). (Go to the "Frankenstein" Stories activity)

"Machine" Stories

I've invented (or borrowed) a few extraordinary machines and put them into your child(ren)'s hands. What happens when they use them? Again, either your child(ren) can write the stories on their own or, together, you can create the tales. (Go to the "Machine" Stories activity)

Ten Word Stories

Who says stories have to be long and involved? Can you write a story, with a beginning, middle and end – and even a hero – in just ten (10) words? (Go to the "Ten Word" Stories activity)

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Send me your solution to this writing activity (solution form). Please get your parent's permission first!

Entries we like will receive a StuartStories pen.The younger the writer, the more likely we’ll send out a pen.

Of course, it's completely subjective and everyone wins just by playing.

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