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Jurassic Journeys: 25 Engaging Dinosaur Creative Writing Prompts

Are you looking for a fun writing activity for your students or kids? Here are some interesting dinosaur creative writing prompts that will spark their creativity and help them learn fun facts about various dinosaurs. Take a look now and enjoy!

Dinosaur Creative Writing Prompts

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Creative writing is important for young minds as it fosters critical thinking, self-expression, and creativity. 


These brand-new and highly engaging dinosaur creative writing prompts will encourage your students to think outside the box, explore ideas and themes, and dive into their imagination.



With these dinosaur creative writing prompts, learners can convey their ideas and stories through words and learn more about dinosaurs, creative writing, and communication skills in the process. That’s a WIN-WIN-WIN!


Gather your young explorers and get ready for an unforgettable Jurrasic journey!

25 Engaging Dinosaur Creative Writing Prompts

  1. If you could have a dinosaur as a pet, what would you name it and how would you care for it?
  2. Write a letter from a dinosaur to a human.
  3. If you could be a dinosaur for a day and have special powers, what would they be and how would you use them in your everyday life?
  4. Imagine you discover a frozen triceratops encased in glacier ice at your school’s science lab. What would you do next?
  5. Write a story about a T-rex who learns to make friends with other creatures.
  6. Write a poem about the roar of a Tyrannosaurus rex.
  7. Imagine you find a hidden dinosaur egg in your backyard. What do you do next?
  8. Write a news article about the discovery of a new species of dinosaur.
  9. If dinosaurs could talk, what do you think they would say to each other? Create a dialogue between multiple dinosaurs like Brontosaurus, Ankylosaurus, T-Rex, etc.
  10. Write about which dinosaur movie you like the most and why.
  11. Imagine you go on a school picnic to a prehistoric museum and you encounter a fierce Carnotaurus. How do you plan on escaping?
  12. Create a list of dinosaur-themed activities for a day of dinosaur fun with your school friends.
  13. Write a story about a time-traveling adventure where a group of kids befriends a baby dinosaur and helps it find its way back home.
    Creative Writing Prompts about Dinosaurs for Kids
  14. Suppose you have to go to a Halloween party with a dinosaur-themed costume look. Which dinosaur would you choose? Why? Write about your adventures of the day. 
  15. Imagine you and your friends encounter a real Tyrannosaurus rex at your school. Describe the encounter and how you managed to escape.
  16. Create your own dinosaur and describe its appearance, behavior, and special abilities.
  17. What would you do if you got a chance to time travel to the age of the dinosaurs? Write a short story describing your ideal adventures. 
  18. Write a fun story where a boy finds a giant dinosaur track in his neighborhood. 
  19. Imagine one day you woke up and found that you’ve turned into a Stegosaurus. Write a story on this.
  20. If you could design a new superhero inspired by a dinosaur, what would it be?
  21. Mark was thrilled to be spending his family holiday at his uncle’s scenic lakehouse. As soon as he arrived, he found a large dinosaur dig in the backyard. Mark’s eyes widened in amazement as his uncle explained that they had recently discovered a new species of dinosaur… Continue this story using your creativity. 
  22. Summer brings an unexpected visitor: a Velociraptor! Describe the chaos and excitement that ensues.
  23. Write a story about a dinosaur who goes on a grocery store adventure, causing chaos in the market.
  24. Imagine you’re a dinosaur living in modern times. Describe a day in your life, from your morning routine to your favorite activities.
  25. Write a letter to your friend, sharing your fascination with dinosaurs.

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