Writing may be practiced year round, 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 prompts for your young writers. Pumpkins, candy corn, zombies and mummies give these prompts that Halloween scare… errrrr…. we mean Halloween flare.
So check out these fabulous writing Halloween-themed prompts for kids and share them with your students today!
Wishing everyone a happy, safe and spook-tacular Halloween!
Halloween Writing Prompts
- I got an eerie feeling when I heard…
- The mysterious object started floating in the air and…
- The Halloween pumpkin turned into a…
- The black cat started to crouch and hiss when…
- Something in the closet was making a strange noise, so I opened the door and…
- The white sheets with black eyes peering through holes of the costume gave no clue as to who the kid was…
- I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw…
- You won’t believe this story, but it is true…
- If I had a flying broom, where would I go?
- A pumpkin house
- The best flavor of candy corn
- Getting lost in a dark forest
- What if your best friend turned into a zombie?
- Finding a bat in your backpack
- Funny Halloween jokes
- Having a jack-o-lantern for a head
- The night of the full moon
- Best scary mystery books
- What if your mother was a mummy?
- What if you wake up as an imaginary creature, like a vamp-wolf, or a skele-ummy.
- What would you create if you were a mad scientist?
- Dracula visits the dentist
- When gummy worms come to life
- What if you went to a school for ghosts?
- Who carves the pumpkin in your house, and why?
- The most popular Halloween costume
- Imagine your dinner companion turned out to be a vampire?
- What if your dad was a warlock?
Until next time, write on…
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