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 questions about the feeling of Christmas morning and early Christmas memories, there are plenty of opportunities for reflection.
Students will also consider important topics like the benefits of giving and receiving, family traditions, and the reasons for celebrating the holiday. If your students aren’t already feeling full of the holiday spirit, they’ll soon be excited to share in this joyous season with others. Share the gift of journaling with your students this winter. Celebrate Christmas cheer and holiday happiness with brand new journal prompts!
Christmas Writing Ideas for Kids 54 Fabulous and Fun Ideas
- What is the Christmas spirit all about?
- If you could give a gift to the world, what would it be?
- What would you do if you got to visit the North Pole?
- What are you thankful for on Christmas?
- What would it be like to live in a gingerbread house?
- What is your favorite thing about the Christmas season?
- Have you ever looked for hidden presents? Did your parents find out?
- What does Christmas morning feel like?
- How does it feel to turn on the lights for the first time?
- Have you ever participated in a Secret Santa gift exchange?
- Do you think that people begin preparing for Christmas too early?
- Who is your favorite reindeer?
- Do you prefer to give or get presents?
- What is the best gift you’ve ever given someone?
- What is your favorite Christmas song?
- Do you celebrate on Christmas or Christmas Eve?
- What does Santa Claus represent?
- How can you focus on something besides gifts at Christmas?
- When does your family put presents under the tree?
- What goodies does your family make at Christmas?
- What is your favorite family Christmas tradition?
- Have you ever gone caroling?
- How will you give to others on Christmas?
- What do you hope to get for Christmas this year?
- Why do we celebrate Christmas?
- What is the best thing to build with snow?
- Did you ever sit on Santa’s lap when you were younger?
- When does your family go to church on Christmas?
- What is your favorite kind of Christmas lights?
- What do you like to do during Christmas vacation?
- If you were an elf, what kind of toys would you build?
- How can you remember the less fortunate at Christmas?
- What does Christmas mean to you?
- How does your family decorate for Christmas?
- Why do we decorate Christmas trees?
- Is Christmas about giving or receiving?
- Does your family celebrate any other holidays during the winter and Christmas seasons?
- Write a story about Rudolph’s cousin, the unknown reindeer who loves to sing.
- What does your family do on Christmas Day?
- What is the best thing you’ve ever found in your stocking?
- Why do people give Christmas gifts?
- What would life be like without Christmas?
- How can you share with other people on Christmas?
- Why is the Nativity story so significant?
- Who will you give gifts to on Christmas?
- Does your family have real or fake trees? Which do you prefer?
- What is your earliest Christmas memory?
- Where do you celebrate Christmas? Do you ever go out of town to see family?
- Why do we celebrate the Advent season?
- What Christmas specials do you watch each year?
- Have you ever left milk and cookies for Santa? Did he eat them?
- How do you know the Christmas season has arrived?
- Who decorates the tree at your house?
- How do you feel during the Christmas season?
This holiday season, give students the chance to experience the wonders of imagination and spirit. Journal prompts encourage creativity, promote understanding, and help students to get inspired in new, creative ways.
Until next time, Happy Holidays and write on!