Said the stars


“Look up,” said the stars, “and all your dreams will reveal themselves.”


  • This image and sentence could be used as a standalone prompt – let children lead a discussion, generate their own questions, or write freely and creatively.


  • What can you see?
  • What makes this image so beautiful?
  • Who is the person?
  • Why are they holding a bike? Where have they come from? Where are they going? Why aren’t they riding the bike? Why have they stopped?
  • Why is the person looking up?
  • Are the stars speaking?
  • What are the person’s dreams? How will they reveal themselves?


Broader questions:

  • If the stars could speak, what sort of things do you think they might say? Would they tell stories, give advice/warnings, ask questions?
  • What are dreams?
  • Do you have any dreams?
  • How is a dream similar/different to a goal or a wish?
  • Can you do anything to help yourself to achieve your dreams?


  • Science link: stars, space, earth & rotation, night & day, aurora borealis


Credit: Yuumei – not all images are suitable for children


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  • Mrs. Clendennen
    Posted at 18:55h, 19 February Reply

    What do you think is happening in this picture? Write 3-5 sentences about it.

    • Ella Gutt
      Posted at 01:16h, 09 March Reply

      I see a person looking at the shooting stars. He is wishing on a star.He is wishing for a dog. He loves dogs.

  • hunny
    Posted at 23:26h, 20 February Reply

    It’s sooooo good

  • Anonymous
    Posted at 21:49h, 28 February Reply

    I see a boy on his bike looking up at the at the stars at night,watching the shooting stars go by.

  • Cameron
    Posted at 14:17h, 08 March Reply

    This boy has started a wonderous journey, but after a horrible event he’s on his way home. But something draws his attention to the stars, they made him want to continue his journey. It was like the stars were cheering him on.

  • adam beaston
    Posted at 14:36h, 08 March Reply

    it is a boy who was staring at the stars right win the sunset is about to go down and it will turn dark.

  • Anonamous
    Posted at 14:50h, 15 April Reply

    I think he wishes on a shooting star.

  • Anonymous
    Posted at 18:46h, 23 April Reply


  • Anonymous
    Posted at 19:43h, 04 May Reply

    I see a boy who sees stars exactly like I do. Obsessed with how the universe works. Obsessed with astronomy. Obsessed with life. Obsessed with everything

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