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KidZone:  St. Patrick's Day Creative Writing Prompts

© Contributed by Leanne Guenther


These creative writing prompts are a fun St Patrick's Day activity.  Each worksheet provides a different inspiration to help spark a child's creative writing.

Printable Templates:

Word Wall Words:

Print four St Patrick's Day word wall words and use one of the words in a sentence.

You can use my St. Patrick's Day word wall word templates to go with this activity.


Draw and Write:

Write a story and draw a picture inspired by the writing prompt:
"What is your favorite thing about St. Patrick's Day?"
You may wish to provide additional Lined Paper.


Informational Writing:

First, Next, Then, Last

Use these words to create an informational writing short manual.

"How to catch a leprechaun"

It's fun to complete these along with building your own leprechaun trap.


Writing Prompt 1:

"What treasure would you keep at the end of the rainbow?"

Distribute the worksheet and encourage the children to complete the journal.


Writing Prompt 2:
(story sparks - third person creative writing)

"Sean the Leprechaun was a cheerful little fellow who lived at the end of the rainbow.  On one fine spring day, an amazing thing happened to Sean..."

Distribute the story sparks worksheet and encourage the children to complete the story.


Writing Prompt 3:
(story sparks - first person creative writing)

"When I woke up on St. Patrick's Day, I saw..."

Distribute the story sparks worksheet and encourage the children to complete the story.



Picture Sparks:

Provide the children with the picture and a few sheets of lined paper.  Encourage them to write a story based on the picture.



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