Welcome, welcome, welcome!  My name is Jill Schoenberg, and I am thrilled you found my writing ideas and journal prompts blog. My passion is sharing fabulous journaling ideas, creative writing prompts, and fun topics with parents, kids, teachers, and students.

On my site, you will find thousands — yes THOUSANDS! — of writing and journaling prompts and ideas.

Discover Thousands of Free Journal Prompts and Writing Topics for Students

Popular Journaling Prompts and Creative Writing Posts

Below are graphics linked to some of the most popular free journal prompts and writing ideas available on JournalBuddies.com.

Narrative Writing Prompts for 1st Grade

2nd Grade Writing Prompts

3rd Grade Journal Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts for 4th Graders

5th Grade Writing Prompts

6th Grade Writing Prompts fb

Short Story Writing Ideas for Kids

Creative Writing Story Starters for Kids

Middle School Writing Prompts Part 3/3

Exciting Fourth Grade Journal Starters & Prompts

Journaling, Writing Ideas, Journal Prompts & Creative Writing Resources

Why am I so dedicated to this site and to offering teachers, kids, parents and educators quality writing, journaling keeping and creative expression information free of charge?  Because I know that journaling and creative self-expression helps children to feel more empowered. And, being empowered leads to better choices, better outcomes in life and greater happiness and success.

I am so glad you found my writing ideas blog and hope you enjoy the information on journalbuddies.com.  Oh, and before I sign off, I want to share my mission for my blog with you.  It is:

Jill Schoenberg, JournalBuddies.com ownerTo offer parents and teachers the free resources they need
to empower kids to connect, communicate and celebrate through
experiential, hands-on journaling and creative expression.”

Thanks for visiting my journaling and creative writing resources site and happy journal keeping to all… Take a look around, enjoy, visit our site often, and keep on writing!

Most kindly,

Jill Schoenberg
Owner and Creator of JournalBuddies.com

Recently Published Writing and Journaling Articles on JournalBuddies.com

Here are some of the more recent journaling and writing ideas posts and other articles that have been added to journalbuddies.com.

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31 new 9th grade writing prompts

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In these writing prompts organized by grade level, there are fun prompts for kindergarteners, writing ideas for elementary kids and middles school students, and even some creative writing prompts for high schoolers.

Prompts by Grade Level

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Creative Writing Techniques

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Use these all-new prompts with your elementary school students to help them unlock the joys of journaling!

30 Creative Journal Prompts

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Creative Writing Starters 

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Creative Writing Tasks

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9 Creative Writing Activities for Kids

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Journaling Fun for Everyone!

On this blog, you will find information, articles and resources about journaling, writing ideas, journal prompts, kids writing, building and strengthening self-esteem in children and other topics such as creative writing. Here are some helpful links for you.

Journal Writing Prompts for kids, Journaling Tips, Tricks and Ideas, and Writing Inspirations

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