KidZone: Summer Creative Writing Prompts
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These summer creative writing prompts are a fun rainy day or end of the school year activity. Each worksheet provides a different inspiration to help spark a child's creative writing.
Word Wall Words:
Print four summer word wall words and use one of the words in a sentence.
You can use my summer 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 summer memory?"
You may wish to provide additional Lined Paper.
First, Next, Then, Last
Use these words to create an informational writing short manual.
"How to build a sand castle"
Writing Prompt 1:
creative writing questions
"If I were a tree, I would..."
Distribute the worksheet and encourage the children to create a few sentences based on the creative writing prompt provided.
Writing Prompt 2:
creative writing ideas
"If I were growing in the summer garden, I would be..."
Encourage the children to pick something to be and then write a story about it. The story could be fact (encyclopedia style information about the animal or plant) or fiction (a make believe story about life in the garden).
Writing Prompt 3:
story sparks - first person creative writing
"One summer morning, I went for a walk and saw..."
Distribute the worksheet and encourage the children to complete the summer story.
Provide the children with the picture and a few sheets of lined paper. Encourage them to write a story based on the picture.