20 Spring Writing Prompts

Spring Writing Prompts

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Need some Spring journal prompts for kids? We gotcha covered!

Spring has sprung, and I know you want to keep your students thinking and writing while they’re feeling extra refreshed! Here are some fun Spring writing topics that will do just that, enhancing and developing their writing skills.

Perfect for journals, writing centers, bell work, or discussion! Try some of these with your students!

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20 Spring Writing Prompts

  1. What are some things you can do in the springtime that you cannot do during winter?
  2. Make a list of every sign of spring you can think of. Consider how spring looks, sounds, feels, and smells as you make your list.
  3. Actor Robin Williams said, “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!'” What do you think he meant? Do you agree or disagree? Why?
  4. Pretend that you can go anywhere in the world for spring break. Where would you go and what would you do there?
  5. Write a story called, “The Year that Spring Forgot.”
  6. Think about the last school year during spring. How was your life different? How was it the same? Make a T-chart to show how your life has changed and stayed the same over the last year.
  7. Many people enjoy April Fools’ Day. Write about a time when you played a joke on someone or when someone played a joke on you.
  8. Pretend that “Spring Fever” is a real illness. Make a list of symptoms that people with Spring Fever would have. Then create a treatment plan.
  9. Write a persuasive essay to convince school administrators to extend spring break an extra week.
  10. Write about the perfect spring day. Include details about the weather, where you would go, and what you would do.
  11. (Here’s one of our narrative writing topics) Write a story about what would happen if the Easter Bunny overslept.
  12. (To get your students’ creativity flowing) Create a top 10 list of favorite spring activities. Your favorite activity should be #1.
  13. Would you rather spend a spring day hiking in the woods or planting a garden? Why?
  14. What is the difference between spring and summer? List as many differences as you can.
  15. A baby bunny has appeared in a basket on your doorstep. You soon discover it has one special, magical ability. Write a story about this bunny.
  16. Spring is thought to be a time of new beginnings. Write about a time when you started something new.
  17. It can be hard to concentrate in school during springtime. What are some things your teacher could do that would help to keep the class focused and interested?
  18. “April showers bring May flowers.” What do May flowers bring? Why do you think so?
  19. It’s time for spring cleaning. What are three possessions that it is time to say good bye to? Write about each of these things, and say why it is time to sell them or give them away.
  20. Pretend that you are in charge of planning a spring picnic for your class. Plan a menu and write about what games and activities there will be.

If you would like more grade writing prompts, you can find a whole bunch of them here in handy task card format!

Spring Writing Prompts

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Here are 32 spring-themed, multiple choice task cards that cover a variety of English Language Arts skills and standards. Each skill is presented within the context of a sentence and shows up 3-5 times throughout the set. The following skills are addressed:

• Parts of speech
• Prefixes and suffixes
• Punctuation
• Capitalization
• Complete sentences
• Vocabulary (homophones, synonyms, context clues, multiple meaning words, shades of meaning.)

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