KidZone: Winter Creative Writing Prompts
Contributed by Paige Eckhart
These winter 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.
Word Wall Words:
Print four winter word wall words and use one of the words in a sentence.
You can use my winter 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 winter 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.
"How to build a snow fort"
Writing Prompt 1:
"One winter day, I to play in the snow and saw..."
Distribute the worksheet and encourage the children to complete the winter story.
Writing Prompt 2:
"If I were an animal in the winter forest, I would be..."
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 (cold on your face)
- how things sound (crunch of snow under your shoes)
- how things taste (warm foods)
- how things smell (crisp air)
Writing Prompt 3:
"If I were a snowman, I would..."
Distribute the story spark worksheet and encourage the children to complete the winter story.