Stories (2-13 years)

July 2019 Stories #storywritingwithplay

STORIES AND PHOTOS from the July 2019 event in the library. Here are ten amazing stories. Read them and scroll to the Photo Gallery section to admire the wonderful creations of the participants. The next storywriting event at North Kensington Library is on Monday, 19 August 2019, 15:30 to 17:30. All welcome, join us!

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STORIES AND PHOTOS

Spaceship (by Ahmed)

Once upon a time there was a spaceship. It was built in 1916.

And every day workers kept rebuilding it until the pieces fit together.

Until one day they destroyed it.

And because of that they were upset.

And because of that they cried.

Until finally they fixed it as fast as they could.

And ever since they are very happy.

Farmhouse (by Younes)

Once upon a time there was a farmhouse.

And every day the farm was haunted.

Until one day it was struck by a meteor. The farmers became ghosts.

And because of that the people who went in, they were possessed. They got to work in the farm for all eternity.

And because of that the people who were possessed were sad and upset. They couldn’t escape because they were possessed and could not control their body.

Until finally ghost busters came in and they sucked the ghosts and then people who were possessed were free.

And ever since everyone has been happy.

The Little Taxi (by Blake)

Once upon a time there was a little taxi in London and it was blue.

And every day he picked people up and went to different places.

Until one day he saw two people who needed a taxi because they couldn’t drive.

And because of that they had to get a taxi.

And because of that they called the taxi to come and get them. It was an easy thing to do.

Until finally the taxi came to get them and they went to a pub. There was a meeting there. They wanted some food. They ate the sausage and mash and they drank the juice.

And ever since they plan so that it is easy to get to the pub and back home.

Dot Com (by Alexandra)

Once upon a time there was an airplane named Dot Com.

And every day Dot Com would fly somewhere.

Until one day it could not fly.

And because of that it had to stay at the airport.

And because of that the people got on the plane and had a party.

Until finally the plane started working.

And ever since it has been flying and flying in the sky.

Three Kids with a House (by Jessica)

Once upon a time there was a house with kids. The kids never fought. Their mum and dad died and the kids were sad.

And every day they were reminded of their mum and dad.

Until one day they lost one of their sisters.

And because of that the other two sisters had to look for her.

And because of that they were sad.

Until finally they found her.

And ever since they’ve lived together forever!

Twirly Boo (by Ivor)

Once upon a time there was a boy and girl who lived with their Dad and there was a cone on top of the door.

And every day they went and found their car and they went in the car day after day.

Until one day they made a house and they put a toilet in it.

And because of that they could use the toilet.

And because of that they drove in the car all day and night.

Until finally they went home and they went to the sweet shop and went through the door.

And ever since they would sneak into the sweet shop when the shop keeper was behind the door and they said “boo!”

Strange Lego (by Stanley)

Once upon a time there was a baby boy and a girl who lived with their Dad in a strange looking house.

And every day they went for a walk to the park.

Until one day the park had disappeared and in its place there was a sweet shop.

And because of that they could get all the sweeties in the shop but they could only afford sweets.

And because of that they all lived happily ever after.

Until finally they had enough money to afford normal food.

And ever since they only had yummy things and their Dad changed his job from a builder to a sweet worker to make the sweets for the sweet shop.

The Rocket (by Theodore)

Once upon a time there was a rocket.

And every day the astronauts came out of the rocket to fix it.

Until one day the rocket stopped working.

And because of that it couldn’t get back to earth.

And because of that someone might steal their house on earth.

Until finally the police got the person that stole their house and they got back to earth.

And ever since they lived happily ever after.

Mamma (by Lady D)

Once upon a time there was a house where we lived.

And every day my mother used to go to her job by train.

Until one day she was late and she came home after bedtime.

And because of that we went to bed without a kiss from my mum.

And because of that Daddy put us to bed.

Until finally she didn’t want to come home late, so she started bringing her work home.

And ever since she is never late!

Holiday to Italy (by Julia)

Once upon a time there lived a dad and mum and two twins. They all lived in a big house.

And every day they had something planned, so they took the car to visit different places.

Until one day they went on holiday to Italy.

And because of that they relaxed and went to the beach, then they went swimming in the sea.

And because of that they had good friends to have fun with.

Until finally they had to go back to London and they didn’t want to go back home.

And ever since they’ve been to Italy, they’ve decided to go to Italy at least three times a year.

PHOTO GALLERY

July 2019

TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC - Lego Stories in North Kensington Library
TTLCIC – Lego Stories in North Kensington Library

FREE RESOURCES & PRINTABLES

June 2019 Stories #storywritingwithplay

In June our Lego Stories – Story Writing with Play event took place on a beautiful summer day. We were pleased that an amazing group of multilingual children, toddlers, babies, parents and carers attended, preferring to play with Lego and write stories – instead of playing in the sun! It is truly a joy to read their stories and view their Lego creations!

The Spaceship (by Ibrahim)

Once upon a time there was a huge spaceship which was going to investigate whether there is any creatures living there.

And every day they were trying to figure out a new kind of space craft, so that it is fast enough to reach the stars.

Until one day they made a plan to reach to a different planet which was closer to earth and they went to the moon.

And because of that they found real life creatures and so they tried to communicate with them to find out more about these creatures.

And because of that their satellite was broken! But, they were able to find out that they were aliens!

Until finally they were back to earth.

And ever since they told other people what they had seen.

Spaceship - Lego story in the library
Spaceship - Lego story in the library

Space (by Ahmed)

Once upon a time in space an astronaut saw the earth.

And every day saw the moon, and then jumped.

Until one day he jumped out of the space! The ship fell out of space and fell to earth.

And because of that he died. Then he came back as a vampire.

And because of that he was allergic to garlic.

Until finally he ate garlic pizza and he choked.

And ever since he is dead again.

Space - Lego story in the library
Trampoline - Lego story in the library

The New Trampoline House with the Dragon (by Kai)

Once upon a time in Pueblo, Colorado USA the new trampoline house was built!

And every day hundreds of people go inside.

Until one day a mean dragon came and burned the trampoline house!

And because of that people died because they burned in the fire.

And because of that they had funerals.

Until finally they made another trampoline house, but it got burned by the dragon!

And ever since the dragon has burnt down every trampoline house ever made.

Trampoline - Lego story in the library
Trampoline - Lego story in the library

The Wedding (By Zoe)

Once upon a time there was a girl called Zoe.

And every day she liked to play with her friends.

Until one day she found a prince.

And because of that she married a prince.

And because of that she loved him so much.

Until finally they loved each other.

And ever since that’s the end of the story!

The Wedding - Lego story in the library
The Wedding - Lego story in the library

Friendship (By Ellie)

Once upon a time Princess D and I went to a water park.

And every day we went to a fun fair.

Until one day D wanted to ride my car.

And because of that I said “Yes”.

And because of that she said “OK”.

Until finally we went to the cinema.

And ever since we had fun.

Friendship - Lego story in the library
Friendship - Lego story in the Library

May 2019 Stories #storywritingwithplay

The Talk Together London team continue delivering ‘Story Writing with Play’ events and workshops at local libraries and Canalside House. We hosted a group of multilingual babies, children, young people and their parents and carers in the library this month. Here are seven amazing stories written in May 2019.

Cake City (by Mary Chark)

Once upon a time there was a cake city with flowers.

And every day this boy would visit because he wanted cake.

Until one day he couldn’t get to the cake because he was stuck on a tower.

And because of that the super girl had to come to the rescue with a slide.

And because of that he went down the slide at the top of the tower.

Until finally he got to the bottom to eat cake.

And ever since every one enjoyed the slide in cake city.

TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library

Alien Attack (by Aaron)

Once upon a time in London, two aliens landed with a convertible jeep on a parking area. Then they went around the town attacking people.

And every day people would hide in their house waiting for the aliens to disappear.

Until one day a group of people stood up and defended the town.

And because of that people were able to shop and have fun again.

And because of that they felt much better and at ease with the aliens.

Until finally the aliens became friendly with them.

And ever since they mingled with everybody and left their jeep and spaceship.

TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library

Trapped Bananas (by Celine)

Once upon a time there were some bananas trapped in the house.

And every day thet tried to get out.

Until one day Marshall, the doctor, came to save them!

And because of that when he let them out, they got lost.

And because of that they had to get a special magnet to save the bananas.

Until finally Celine saved the bananas with the magnet!

And ever since they were happy that they were free.

TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library

The Search for the End of Space (by George)

Once upon a time there was a space mission to search for the end of space.

And every day they hunted and hunted all of the universe.

Until one day they gave up because they couldn’t find it.

And because of that they felt sad.

And because of that they needed a new idea.

Until finally they started again with two control centres instead. They finally found it.

And ever since they built villages at the end of space. It looked white.

TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library

One Day in the Park (by Violeta)

Once upon a time there was a mum going to the park with her daughter.

And every day when they arrive there is one pool and lots of flowers.

Until one day the little girl started to run through the park and saw two eyes in the tree.

And because of that she was so scared and the tree didn’t want her to say anything to anybody.

And because of that the tree sent her to a very strange land.

Until finally she thought and thought how to get home again. After a while she understood why the tree sent her there and she told the tree she would never tell anyone about him, so he opened the portal for her to go home.

And ever since she liver happily ever after. Every day they went to see the tree and he opened the portal for her.

TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library

Shop (by Lovely Girl)

Once upon a time there were six ladies and one man. They wanted to buy some shoes.

And every day they went shopping.

Until one day they went to have pizza.

And because of that the man drove a car and the ladies had a van.

And because of that they drove to a shoe shop and there was pizza there! It was somebody’s birthday, that’s why. And they were surprised.

Until finally they bought shoes and had the pizza. They were so tired. They went home.

And ever since they go shopping together because they are all family.

TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library

The Girls Who Didn’t Have Enough Clothes (by Kai)

Once upon a time there were six girls in one house.

And every day they went to school.

Until one day they didn’t have enough clothes.

And because of that they went to the shop to buy some. But it was too noisy.

And because of that they had to go to another shop.

Until finally they found a shop and they bought some clothes.

And ever since they went to the shop after school.

TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library
TTLCIC - Story Writing in the Library