Writers Workshop

                                                                                    WRITING PROMPTS


Here’s a list of 20 questions and statements to prompt your child to write. Set aside writing time every day, weekly, or whenever you choose!


  1. What would happen if kids ruled the world?
  2. If you could be any animal you like (real or fantasy), which would you choose, and why?
  3. Everyone in your family has a super power. Which family member has which super power and how does each one work?
  4. I have never been more frightened than when…
  5. You’re going on a week-long camping trip but you can only take three items. What items would you take, and why?
  6. Invent and describe a new food.
  7. You’re stranded on a deserted island with one other person. Who would you hope it was and why?
  8. What would you do if you woke up one morning to find yourself invisible?
  9. Write a list of at least 20 things that make you feel good.
  10. What is your favorite kind of weather? Why?
  11. What do you consider your greatest accomplishment and why?
  12. If you could travel back in time to any moment, what would it be, and why? Would you change history or just observe?
  13. What if everyone lived in space? How would we travel from place to place? What sort of houses would we live in? What would we eat?