Natural disasters can be scary for anyone, let alone children. This prompt looks at refuge from a disaster through the eyes of children.
Left home alone during a hurricane, a pair of siblings take refuge in the attic when their home begins to flood.
Make the most of this writing prompt:
- How do the siblings feel about the storm? Afraid? Excited? Angry?
- Why have they been left alone? Are their parents negligent, or caught in the storm somewhere?
- What do the siblings do to pass the time in the attic? Do they discover an ancient artifact? An item with magical powers?
- What happens after the storm? Has this experience changed the siblings?