It’s never too early for kids to practice writing. That’s why I created this list of creative ideas. Here you’ll find 50 Writing Prompts for Kids with a FREE printable included! This list is great for parents and teachers to use with their kids and students.
50 Creative Writing Ideas for Kids
One of the best ways to get kids into writing is providing prompts. It gives them a starting point they can easily build on and create a story. The ones on this list are all great for kids in 2nd through 8th grade. It’s a perfect way to inspire kids to create a story, poem, maybe even write a song! The best part is adults and teens can use these for journal prompts too! This list can be used by anyone.
Here are some of the prompts you’ll find on the printable below:
What is your favorite place in the world and why?
Explain what you like the most about your house.
What is your favorite food and why?
If you won the lottery, what would you with the money?
What is your favorite holiday tradition?
If time travel was possible, what year would you visit and why?
Write a very scary short story.
Write about a time you made a bad decision.
Imagine you could swim across an ocean. What do you think it would be like?
What is a talent you have?
Do you think sharing is important? Why or why not.
What do you think makes a good friend?
Write about something you’d like to invent.
Write about your favorite family vacation or trip.
What does the word brave mean to you?
Who is your favorite superhero and why?
Take a walk outside and write about what you experienced with your 5 senses.
What would you do if you were trapped in a museum overnight?
Do you think school should be year round?
Write 5 things you love about yourself.
Free Printable – Writing Prompts for Kids
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