Writing Activities

Writing ideas inspired by the books in Tales from the Forest of the Hooting Owl.

Short Story Ideas

The Goblin and the Stolen Ring

  1. Sprout is your new best friend. How did you meet him?
  2. You lose something important to you. How do you find it again?

The Goblin and the Child Witch

  1. You find an animal in the playground at school. What happens?
  2. There's a tree near you that grows in an unusual way. Why is that?

Non-Fiction Ideas

The Goblin and the Stolen Ring

  1. Find out about the different postal services available where you live.
  2. Research the origins of All Hallows' Eve.

The Goblin and the Child Witch

  1. Look up all the information you can find about a local bridge and its origins.
  2. Plan a route for a walk and find out interesting facts about the places along the route. You could even persuade your family to go on the walk and act as a guide.