21 Would You Rather Writing Prompts for kids

Posing a delightfully engaging question to kids has always been a wonderful way to get them to dive in enthusiastically to writing time.

Nowhere is this better shown than with a class full of kids excitedly debating a “would you rather” writing prompt, wanting to share with everyone which choice they want to make!

And yes, I definitely like to throw some very silly ones in there…

Also, if you’re needing writing prompts for younger students, try our 2nd grade writing prompts, which should be better for that age group.

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19 Science Writing Prompts

While there are plenty of hands on experiments to be done when teaching (or learning) science, it’s also important to take some time to think about some of the bigger questions that science and invention involve.

I’ve found one interesting way to do this is to present the kids in my classes with a question or statement about some aspect of how science impacts them or the wider world, and ask them to delve into what thoughts they have about it.

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37 Adventure Writing Prompts

It’s time to spark the creative process, and what better way than to get thrown into a dramatic adventure story setting.

What I love about this is that it works so well for the full spectrum of writers from young to old – and reluctant to unstoppable wordsmiths.

An exciting adventure premise for your story is a fantastic place to get started writing, and it just right away allows the creativity to take over and weave the tale…

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27 Fantasy Story Ideas


This is one of the things I love most about all creative activities I’ve been involved in.

And writing is without a doubt one of the most imaginative pursuits available to us – anything is possible, and as a writer we’re limited only by our own imagination!

In my experience that is true of almost all genres of writing – but fantasy novels and short stories often are crafted from pure creativity – with incredibly varied and rich lore, fantastic ideas, and language used.

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