Story Shakers |
Creative Writing Competition

5-7 Years

Story Shakers Video

It's time for your pupils to shake, rattle and roll with story writing!

Get your little learner excited to write short stories with Story Shakers.

Using dice and a themed story frame, your budding writer can roll a character, setting and event, then use the word banks along with their imagination to write their own story. There is also a 'create your own' downloadable worksheet option for those who are keen young writers too.

Watch the engaging explainer video hosted by Jenni who walks your child through writing a story using a Story Shakers worksheet, they'll be buzzing to write after!

Grab the dice - your young writer has a million tales in the palm of their hands... what's their story? Let's find out...

Dice Story Generator

Select your theme:



To make sure your entries are valid, please follow the rules listed below:

  • Stories must be no longer than 250 words.

  • Your child's entry can be on the entry form or an A4 sheet of paper or typed.

  • Adults can scribe, if needed.

  • Your child's entry must be their own work.

  • Only one entry per person.

If you are unsure on any rules or have any queries, please don't hesitate to Contact Us.


Story Shakers Prize

Our favourite 5 published young writers each win an annual subscription to SPaG Monsters, a set of story cubes and a £10 National Book Token!

Winners are chosen from entries received in the Autumn Term 2021. Independent entrants are still eligible for prizes.


Every entrant receives a sticker and bookmark.
A certificate of merit for all young writers chosen for publication!

Closing Date: Friday 17th December 2021