Get the kids to finish this exciting story! "It was Christmas Eve and everyone was in bed..."
Christmas Story Starters
These Christmas story starters are designed to spark kids into writing some really interested and exciting Christmas stories. We hope that there is something here to appeal to everyone. We've got matching Christmas writing paper in the same designs in case the story goes over a page.
"Everyone loved Granny coming for Christmas but she could be terribly forgetful..." The kids will have fun telling the story of what Granny forgot with this fun Christmas story starter!
Here's a lovely way to engage children with the Nativity story. Ask them to finish the story of that special night, as started by the inn-keeper in this printable. "I felt very sorry for the young couple who knocked on my door..."
The kids will have fun finishing this Christmas story. "I woke with a start. What had woken me? I listened hard...."
"Today was the day of the school Nativity play, but Josh still hadn't learned his lines..."
We've given you the story starter - what will happen next in this Christmas story?
"Santa Claus opened his eyes. Christmas Eve! The busiest day of the year..." The kids will have fun finishing off the story that we have started for them in this fun Christmas printable.
These are the opening lines of the mous Five book, "Five Go Adventuring Again". They make an interesting story starter and could take your child off in many different directions!
There are many reasons that Dick might be complaining that this is the worst Christmas holidays ever. In the original Famous Five story - Five Get Into a Fix - it is almost certainly because the children haven't yet stumbled upon an adventure to enjoy!
Try this Charles Dickens story starter, borrowing the opening lines from A Christmas Carol. "Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no double whatever about that...."