Prompts for Holidays Archive

St Patrick’s Day Story Starters

It’s a holiday filled with mischievous fun and magical discoveries at the end of the rainbow. Students love the excitement surrounding St. Patrick’s Day, so it’s great to capitalize on that joy and incorporate the holiday into your classroom lesson plans. If your students keep

35 Hanukkah Holiday Writing Ideas for Kids

The fun and excitement of the holiday season provides creative writing and journaling opportunities for kids to explore the various religious and spiritual practices that take place this time of year.  Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days and is also known as the Festival

22 Writing Ideas about Halloween

Halloween is a holiday of fun and creativity and many people enjoy letting their imaginations run wild this time of year. In addition to the enjoyment of finding the right costume, looking forward to parties, and collecting candy, writing about this spooky holiday can be a wonderful creative outlet

28 Halloween Writing Prompts

Writing may be practiced year around, but the holidays are a particularly fun time to encourage children to practice their creative writing skills. A great way to encourage and inspire young writers is through the use of writing prompts.  Below is a list of 28 great

Fourth of July Writing Ideas

Fourth of July Writing Ideas— The Fourth of July is a beloved American holiday – a time when families indulge in fireworks, food, and friendship. As the summer holiday approaches, give children the chance to think about their favorite Fourth of July activities and

61 Prompts to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

Write About Martin Luther King  Journal Prompts for students that honor Martin Luther King, Jr.— While you’re teaching your students about Martin Luther King this January, engage them further by pushing them to learn more about him, his life and his legacy. With these new

50 New Year’s Writing Ideas

What are Good New Year’s Writing Ideas? The start of the new year is an especially relevant time for journaling and reflection. As you prepare for the next year, encourage students to reflect on their success in 2011 and their goals for 2012. These

54 Christmas Writing Ideas for Kids

Through journaling, students stretch the limits of their minds and their writing skills. The benefits are substantial, and it’s incredibly easy to get started. These 54 new journal prompts are all about Christmas—and they are sure to please everyone on your classroom list. With

25 World Holidays Prompts (2/2)

World Holidays Journal Prompts for Students: (Part 2/2) When students are bombarded with media and ideas from a particular culture, it can be difficult for them to understand the challenges faced by people in other societies. Though students might strive for empathy, they may

25 World Holidays Prompts for Children (1/2)

Journal Prompts for Children: World Holidays (Part 1/2)  When students are bombarded with media and ideas from a particular culture, it can be difficult for them to understand the challenges faced by people in other societies. Though students might strive for empathy, they may