KidZone:  Spring Creative Writing Prompts

© Contributed by Paige Eckhart

Introduction:

These spring creative writing prompts are a fun way to get excited about the new season.  Each worksheet provides a different inspiration to help spark a child's creative writing.

Printable Templates:

Word Wall Words:

Print four spring word wall words and use one of the words in a sentence.

You can use my spring word wall word templates to go with this activity.

 


Draw and Write - 1:

Write a story and draw a picture inspired by the writing prompt:
 
"What is your favorite spring memory?"
 
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 I do on a rainy day."

 


Writing Prompt 1:
(non-fiction reporting)

"One spring day I went for a walk and saw..."

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

 


Writing Prompt 2:
(journaling)

"If I were a bug in the spring mud, 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 (changing colors)
- how things feel (Mud between your toes)
- how things sound (rain on the roof)
- how things taste (spring foods)
- how things smell (crisp air)

 


Writing Prompt 3:
(story sparks)

"If I were a worm, I would..."

Distribute the story spark worksheet and encourage the children to complete the spring story.