FREE Writing Prompts for Every Season

January 18, 2020

Sarah Shelton

Sarah Shelton

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Writing prompts are a great way to help a child practice their writing skills. It also helps them to gain some interest in writing. This is especially true if they are allowed to choose their topic from a list of different topics. Many children may get frustrated with writing, because they are unsure of what to write. This is not an uncommon problem. No one wants to sit and stare at a blank page in frustration. 

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Other children may not enjoy the writing assignments that are in their Language Arts Curriculum or need a change of pace. For these children that get bored and frustrated easily, I like to give them options by using writing prompts. I like to assign a new writing prompt each week as a break from our normal scheduled writing assignment. It really seems to help take the pressure of staring at a blank page away from them. Some of these writing prompts can be so much fun, that your children won’t even realize they are doing something educational! Creative Writing Prompts can also help your children to become better writers which is so important.

Since I like to assign our writing prompts I am always on the hunt for fun themed ones. My children have grown to expect that I will pull one out that is themed to a special holiday or season that is coming up. You can pull one out when you are learning about a season, or working on seasonal themed work in your homeschool. There are tons of different writing prompts you can use with your children. I have narrowed it down by season to make it easier for you. These would be great to print out and keep in a binder for future use.

FREE Writing Prompts for Every Season:

Winter Writing Prompts:

December Writing Journal PromptsFantastic Fun and Learning

Groundhog Day Writing PromptsSight and Sound Reading

February Writing Prompts CalendarThe Homeschool Resource Room

19 Winter Writing Prompts for KidsJournal Buddies

Writing Prompts About WinterWrite Shop

Winter Writing Prompt FreebieIn All You Do

25 Winter Writing Prompts for Grades 3-5The Joy of Teaching Blog

Winter Fun Kindergarten Writing PromptsKindergarten Worksheets

Writing Prompts for Winter DaysWrite Shop

Winter Writing Prompts for KidsNatural Beach Living

Winter Writing Prompts pages

Spring Writing Prompts:

Rainbow Writing Prompts In All You Do

Fresh Spring Writing Prompts Your Kids Will LoveWrite Shop

Spring Writing Prompts for ChildrenNurture Store

53 Think Spring Journal Topics for KidsJournal Buddies

Spring Writing prompts for Young WritersCuriosity Encouraged

Spring Writing Prompt FreebieIn All You Do

What Are Your Signs of Spring? Middle School Writing PromptWriting With Sharon Watson

Spring Photo Writing PromptsWrite Shop

Spring Break Writing PromptsTeachers Take Out

Christian Easter Writing Prompts for Middle and High SchoolYear Round Homeschooling

Christian Easter Writing Prompt Notebooking Pages


Summer Writing Prompts:

5 Fun Summer Writing Prompts for HomeschoolWrite Shop

11 Summer Writing Prompts for the Creative SoulAcademic Writing Success

37 Summer Writing Prompts for KidsJournal Buddies

Summer Days Writing PromptsIn All You Do

Beach Fun Writing PromptsIn All You Do

June Writing Prompts123 Homeschool 4 Me

July Calendar Writing Prompts The Homeschool Resource Room

30 Summertime Journal Prompts for KidsText My Journal

Snowflakes in Summer Middle School Writing PromptWriting with Sharon Watson

By the Beach Middle and Highschool Writing PromptWriting with Sharon Watson

By the Beach Middle and High School Prompts text with image of a bottle on the beach


Fall Writing Prompts:

30 Fall Writing Prompts for KidsJournal Buddies 

Fall Writing Prompts for KidsPool Noodles and Pixie Dust

Autumn Writing Prompts123 Homeschool 4 Me 

October Writing Prompt Calendar Write Shop

November Writing Prompts123 Homeschool 4 Me

30 Mom and Me Journal Prompts for FallThriving on Ordinary 

Writing Prompt Calendar for the Month of NovemberThe Homeschool Resource Room

Fabulous Fall Fun! Lego Mini Fig Writing PromptsHomegrown Learners

How Can You Say Thank You? Middle School Writing PromptWriting with Sharon Watson

12 Thanksgiving Writing Prompts for HomeschoolersWrite Shop

We have also created some really fun and creative writing prompts you may enjoy. These are great for putting together a binder or folder of prompts to pull out all year long:

FREE Creative Writing Prompts Series 

Free Writing Prompts for Every Season

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