Time capsule writing activity

Last updated: 11/06/2024
Time capsule writing activity
Main Subject
Key stage
Topical and seasonal
Resource type
Student activity

This time capsule worksheet serves as an engaging end-of-year activity, prompting students to record their current interests and predictions for the future.

What’s included

  • Free printable PDF worksheet with two writing activities
  • For subscribers — an editable version of the worksheet, plus a second worksheet containing scaffolded writing frames.

How to use the time capsule worksheets

This time capsule worksheet is an engaging end-of-year writing activity for KS2 children to use in class or for homework. Ask children to take some time to reflect and fill out the sections regarding their current interests and future predictions. Encourage creativity and honesty in their responses.

For children needing extra support with their writing, use the writing frame version of the worksheet which includes helpful sentence starters to help children answer the writing prompt questions.

Once completed, children can share their responses with the class or keep them private. Then, store these time capsule worksheets in a safe place and reopen them the following year. This activity is a fun and introspective way to reflect on personal growth and change over a year.

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An extract from the first of two time capsule writing activities:

A letter to my future self

Write a letter to yourself in the future. Think about what you like now, what you want to remember and what you hope for the future.

Questions to consider

1. What is your favourite thing to do right now?

2. Who are your best friends?

3. What do you want to remember about yourself right now?

4. What are your hopes for the future?

5. What advice would you give to your future self?

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