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Mysterious Gold Key Picture Prompt

On a peaceful Christmas morning, as you wander sleepily into the living room, your eyes catch a glimpse of something unusual amidst the twinkling lights of the Christmas tree. An old gold key, full of mystery and charm, is hanging from one of the branches. There’s no tag or note, just the key in its silent, sparkling allure. Imagine what this key might unlock. Write a story about the hidden wonders or secret places this key leads you to on this special day. What adventures await, and what mysteries will you unravel?

Warm-Up Discussion Questions

What do you think the old gold key on the Christmas tree might unlock?

Can you describe a secret place that the key could lead to?

What sort of adventures could you have if you follow where the key takes you?

How do you feel when you see the mysterious key hanging among the Christmas lights?

Who might have put the key on the tree and why?

What would you do first if you found a key that could unlock something magical?

What lessons or messages might you learn from the mystery and adventure the key offers?

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