writing prompts for kids Archive

Halloween Fun for Kids

The highlight of the Halloween season is the night of October 31, when everyone heads out to trick-or-treat in their costume of choice. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t have some fun at home or in the classroom prior to the big night

34 Nature Writing Prompts for Kids

Writing Ideas for Students about Nature— From early American authors like Henry David Thoreau to modern writers like Annie Dillard, nature writing has a long and storied tradition of exploring the natural world through observation and reflection. Teaching kids to write about nature is

19 Writing Ideas about Food

Writing Prompts for Kids about Food— Food! Who does not like to talk about their favorite or their not-so-favorite food? We know kids will find some great inspiration with these 19 new writing ideas about food. Writing prompts can help to make creative writing more fun

32 Storytelling Writing Prompts for Kids

The Value of Storytelling Writing Prompts for Kids— This year’s National Day of Listening celebration takes place on November 29th, but you can start getting students involved now. The StoryCorps program asks participants to record a short interview with a loved one in order

31 Journal Writing Prompts for Kids

Fabulous Journal Writing Prompts for Kids– For kids who are growing up and learning to express their thoughts, regular journaling provides a safe and open environment for exploration.  Journal keeping offers kids the chance to reflect on their lives closely—something that they might not stop

September Writing Prompts

In these 30 September daily writing prompts, students will reflect on political issues facing our world today. They’ll consider the benefits they enjoy by living in America as well as the challenges that being an American presents.

55 Story Writing Prompts for Kids

Fabulously Fun Story Writing Prompts and Ideas for Students— Creative writing is important for kids because it allows them to express their imaginations—but it also teaches discipline and a measure of control. Though kids might think that anything goes when they write fictional stories,

50 Journal Writing Prompts for Kids

On July 26th, people across the world will celebrate All or Nothing Day—a special time for people to face their fears, follow their dreams and share their feelings. All or Nothing Day is based on the idea of living each day like it’s your

55 Shared Journaling Ideas

Writing Prompts for Sharing Journaling— Though parents often intend to spend quality time connecting with their kids, it’s easy to get sidetracked by life’s many distractions and responsibilities. However, by scheduling time and activities to share together, you can foster connection and promote a

55 Creative Writing Prompts for Teens and Preteens

Creative Writing Prompts for Teens & Preteens— As tweens prepare to transition into the next stage of their lives, they often feel pressured to conform to what’s “popular.” They might feel pressured to fit in with other students and feel uncomfortable expressing their own
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