Activities

Spark FunSheets Library

Designed to capture the interest of our junior aged writers, you can download and print copies to complete at home. 
Once you’ve done it, we’d love to see what you’ve created, so you can email pictures or tag us on Facebook or Instagram using #FunSheets
You can find more writing inspiration by looking at our weekly Story Starter image prompts and watching our back catalogue of Get Creative videos.

April FunSheet

The first of our brand new writing activities for younger writers. Have fun creating a new world!

May FunSheet

This FunSheet is all about sweets! Incredible, exotic, tasty, silly, magical – it’s up to you.

June FunSheet

This FunSheet is all about keys and is coming soon!

July FunSheet

Coming Soon!

September FunSheet

Coming Soon!

October FunSheet

Coming Soon!

Get Writing

If you’d like to submit a piece of your writing for possible inclusion in the magazine, please see the Get Involved page to see more details. This magazine is published online three times a year: summer (June/July), winter (October-December) and spring (February-April) terms.

Join a Group

With 22 groups across the West Midlands, including 2 online-only groups, there will be a Spark Young Writers group near you.

Groups are open to young writers aged 8-17 who are interested in any type of creative writing.

Get published

Submit your writing to our magazine which is published online three times a year.

If you live or study in the West Midlands and are under 21, you can submit up to three pieces of writing of fewer than 500 words.

Summer Writing Challenge

Book for a week of creative writing activities, and individual feedback from professional writers.

Monday 26th – Friday 30th July 2021

Exclusively for young people
aged 12-17.