KidZone: Canada Day Creative Writing Prompts
© Contributed by Paige Eckhart
These Canada Day creative writing prompts are a fun way to get excited about Canada's birthday. Each worksheet provides a different inspiration to help spark a child's creative writing.
Word Wall Words:
Print four Canada Day word wall words and use one of the words in a sentence.
Draw and Write - 1:
Write a story and draw a picture inspired by the writing prompt:
"A funny thing happened on Canada Day!"
You may wish to provide additional Lined Paper.
Informational Writing - 1:
First, Next, Then, Last
Use these words to create an informational writing short manual.
"What you need for a picnic"
Writing Prompt 1:
"If I were the prime minister of Canada, I would..."
Distribute the worksheet and encourage the children to complete the Canada Day story.
Writing Prompt 2:
"If I could fly, I would..."
Although they don't have to write about everything, encourage the children to consider their five senses before they start their journal entry:
- how things look (tops of trees)
- how things feel (wind beneath your wings)
- how things sound (other birds in the sky)
- how things taste (worms)
- how things smell (crisp air)
Writing Prompt 3:
"I am proud to be Canadian because..."
Distribute the story spark worksheet and encourage the children to complete the Canada Day story.