25 Writing Prompts Just for Kids to Keep Them Writing All Summer


In addition to summer reading lists, journaling is another great way to keep your children ready for school. Journaling is good for both the body and mind. But there are some times where you need a little inspiration. This is where writing prompts come in handy. Writing prompts are topics and questions that help get your child’s creative juices flowing. Here are 25 prompts to get you started:

  1. If I could change one thing about myself it would be ...
  2. The worst day of my life was when ...
  3. The best day of my life was when ...
  4. Write at least 20 things you are grateful for.
  5. If you could have a super power, what would it be, and why?
  6. Write about your best friend and what makes them so special.
  7. What would happen if you woke up with the ability to fly?
  8. If you could be any hero/heroine in a book, who would it be and why?
  9. If you had $1 million dollars how would you spend it?
  10. What is the best advice you ever received?
  11. Describe your perfect day.
  12. Describe your worst day.
  13. Where in the world would you most like to go?
  14. When I am 18 I will be ...
  15. If my dog/cat could speak, what would they say?
  16. What would it be like to live in an igloo?
  17. If I had to choose between visiting the mountains or the beach I would choose ...
  18. The best gift I ever received was ...
  19. My first memory.
  20. If you had a time machine, where and when would you go?
  21. If you could play with any famous person, who would it be?
  22. What do you love most about yourself?
  23. My favorite holiday is ...
  24. What is the bravest thing you have ever done?
  25. What is the nicest thing someone has ever done for you?