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Resource: Tons of Fast & Slow Prompts

Speed up! Slow down! Hurry hurry — but hang on! Sometimes you need some speed-related prompts for your improvisation games or playwriting projects, and we won’t keep you waiting. Here is a collection of 25 speedy and 25 languid prompts (50 prompts total!), with a collection of exit slip questions and a handy link round-up in the giveaway below. Don’t delay — get at it, post-haste!

Fast Prompts

1. A supersonic jet
2. An Olympic sprinter
3. An Olympic swimmer
4. A speed skater
5. Hermes, the Greek god of speed and agility
6. Someone being chased by a bear
7. Someone urgently searching for a bathroom
8. A peregrine falcon
9. A shortfin mako (the world’s fastest shark)
10. A race car
11. Some hot gossip
12. A cheetah
13. A speeding bullet
14. A bullet train
15. A superhero with super-speed powers (like The Flash or Quicksilver)
16. An avalanche
17. A pet dog or cat doing zoomies
18. A quickstep ballroom dance
19. A waterslide
20. A rollercoaster
21. A rabbit
22. EDM (electronic dance music)
23. Fast food
24. The Fast and the Furious movie series
25. A velociraptor

Slow Prompts

1. A tortoise
2. A snail
3. A baby learning to walk
4. An elderly person
5. Someone with a broken leg
6. People strolling along the beach
7. A traffic jam
8. A sloth
9. Ketchup coming out of a glass bottle
10. Trying to scrape price tag residue off an item
11. Being put on hold on the phone
12. A ballad
13. A meal made in a slow cooker
14. Being stuck in mud
15. Waiting in line
16. Completing a thousand-piece puzzle
17. Molasses
18. Growing out your hair
19. A restaurant with mediocre service
20. Learning how to skate
21. Dial-up internet
22. Trying to remove waterproof makeup
23. Trying to turn off your phone in a theatre while everyone watches you angrily
24. A shopping cart with a wiggly wheel
25. Tourists


Click here for a collection of fast and slow exit slip prompts, and a round-up of fast- and slow-related articles.
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