50 Writing Prompts for Kids

These writing prompts will stimulate your kids’ imagination and help them overcome their writer’s block. These writing prompts for different writing styles and topics will help students expand their writing.

“If you could” writing prompts

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?

If you could talk to any animal, what animal would that be and what would you talk about?

If you could be invisible for a day, what would you do?

If you could travel through time, would you go to the past or the future? What would you be doing in that past or future?

If you could change one thing in the world, what would it be?

If you could change a mistake you have made, how would you fix it?

If you could change places with someone, who would it be and why?

If you could only eat only one food for a week, what would you eat?

If you could meet a famous person, who would it be and what would you ask him/her?

If you could live in a spaceship, where would you explore?

If you could writing prompts

Fun writing prompts

You are the host of a game show. Write about what happens in tonight’s episode.

You receive a parcel with your name on it. You open it and can’t believe what’s inside…

You are the lucky winner of four tickets to Disneyland. Who will you choose to bring along? Write about your trip.

You are transported into the last book your read. Who are you and where are you?

The dinosaurs are back and they’re walking down your street. What happened next?

You work at the zoo and the penguins have broken lose. What happens next?

You are trapped on a deserted island with only the items in your schoolbag. What do you do?

Your pet is in charge of you for the day. What happens?

Write an alternative ending for your favorite book or movie.

You discover a door that leads to an attic you had no idea existed in your house. What do you find?

Fun writing prompts

About me writing prompts

Write about one thing you are really good at.

Write about your favorite holiday or holiday tradition.

Write about the best day of your life.

What is your favorite food? Why is it your favorite food? Describe the food in detail.

Write about your bedroom. What do you like in it and what would you like to change?

Describe a tree house you would build and what you would do in the tree house.

Write about your biggest dream for your future.

Write about what makes you happy.

What is your earliest memory? Write about it.

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen?

About me writing prompts

“What if” writing prompts

What if you were give $1,000? What would you do with the money?

What if you could choose a superpower? What would it be and how would you use it?

What if you woke up as the principal one morning? How would you run the school?

What if you were born in the 19th century? How would your life be different from the life you lead today?

What if you were locked inside your favorite store overnight? What kind of night would you have?

What if the electricity stopped working? What would you do?

What if you were a tree? What stories could you tell?

What if you had to move to a different city? How would you feel about that?

What if you used robots in school? What robots would the be and what would they do?

What if you could change one rule? What rule would it be and how would you change it?

What if writing prompts

“Would you rather” writing prompts

Would you rather live on Mars or on Earth?

Would you rather be the ruler of a kingdom or the President of a country?

Would you rather be a movie star or an astronaut?

Would you rather have a dog or a cat as a pet?

Would you rather be a squirrel or a bird?

Would you rather be able to hear things clearly from miles away or be able to see things clearly from miles away?

Would you rather be able to talk to dolphins or be able to swim like a dolphin?

Would you rather go without video games or dessert for a month?

Would you rather drive a race car or pilot a plane?

Would you rather wake up to find you are five years older or five years younger?

Would you rather writing prompts


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