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Story writing and Story telling for kids- fill in the blanks stories

 

Fill in the blanks story- Elf and Dragon

Teach children the importance of adjectives, adverbs, similes, and metaphors with these story writing activities from Super Easy Storytelling.

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Sample completed fill in the blanks stories

 

Basic Set Up

A _____ elf + must collect _____berries  + but first he must pass the _____dragon cave.

 

Fill-in-the-blanks Story Set-up

One _____ morning, a _____ elf is preparing a _____ potion. The elf has _____ ears, _____eyes, and wears a _____ hat. It makes him look like _____. The elf adds _____ goo, _____leaves, and a pinch of powder that smells _____, to his potion. As he prepares to add the final ingredient, he _____ says, “Oh no! I have run out of _____berries. I can’t possibly finish my potion without them.” So the elf packs a ____satchel and heads off into the _____ woods around his ____ home. The woods are full of  _____ sounds, making the elf feel _____.


The elf knows that the  ____berries only grow in a _____ area that is just beyond a dragon cave. The _____dragons are a _____clan, so the elf feels very _____ to meet them. As the elf gets closer and closer to the dragon cave, he feels more and more _____. Soon he sees the edge of the _____ cave, with its _____ opening. He moves forward ____, getting closer and closer, when a _____dragon pokes its _____head outside the cave. The _____ elf says, " ____." ...

Suggested Descriptive Words (or see the complete list at Super Easy Storytelling Awesome Adjectives list)

Character/Feeling
Cheerful
Nervous
Clever
Ancient
Young
Trainee
Repulsive
Bored
Hardworking
Slight
Puny
Monstrous
Hulking
Enormous
Silly
Cowardly
Dangerous
Miserable
Entertaining
Evil
Happy
Excited
Nervous
Joyful
Tentative
Relieved
Impatient

 

Scene/Objects
Crisp
Chilly
Bright
Brilliant
Foggy
Dark
Spooky
Stinky
Pointy
Huge
Round
Piercing
Knowing
Floppy
Sparkly
Slimy
Bubbly
Crunchy
Messy
Smooth
Small
Enchanted
Fantastic
Glowing
Decrepit
Creepy
Distant Striking

Sound
Quiet
Muffled
Thundering
Tinkling
Wispy
Shushing
Buzzing
Hushed
Rumbling
Mysterious
Spooky
Lilting
Joyful
Melancholy

Smells
Crisp
Fresh
Flowery
Fragrant
Fruity
Ghastly
Awful
Dreadful
Foul
Rotten

Actions
Suddenly
Surprisingly
Carefully
Slowly
Quickly
Instantly
Quietly
Abruptly
Cautiously
Lazily
Purposefully
Sluggishly