31 Writing Prompts about Spring

Spring is, for many, a time of year when flowers bloom, birds start chirping again, and winter storms clear out to make way for fairer weather.

There is something exciting and rejuvenating about the springtime.

We hope these writing prompts will help you spring into action, just in time for spring!

How to use these prompts:

There is no wrong way to use these prompts!

They are aimed to get you thinking and writing. Think of these writing exercises as spring training for your brain!

You can pick a prompt and write as much as you possibly can, set a word count, or even dedicate time every day to write for an allotted period of time.

The writing prompts:

  1. What is your favorite part about spring?
  2. If spring was a human being, what would they be like? How would they act? How would they dress?
  3. What sound or sounds do you think of when you think of spring? Why?
  4. What smell do you think of when you think of spring? Why?
  5. If spring were an animal, what animal would it be and why?
  6. When do you think spring begins and ends?
  7. Easter is typically seen as a spring holiday. How do you celebrate Easter? If you don’t, what other spring traditions do you celebrate, if any?
  8. Do you believe in the Easter bunny? Why or why not?
  9. Why do you think flowers bloom in spring?
  10. Why do you think spring comes between winter and summer?
  11. What do you usually do on your spring break?
  12. What is your favorite spring activity? (examples: getting back outside, hiking, playing with friends, etc.)
  13. How do you know that it is springtime?
  14. Why do you think it is called spring?
  15. How is spring different from summer? How are they similar?
  16. How is spring different from fall? How are they similar?
  17. How is spring different from winter? How are they similar?
  18. Invent a holiday to celebrate spring. What is it called? What traditions will you invent, and how will you celebrate the season?
  19. Pretend your town has a ceremony for the first day of spring. What is the ceremony like, and who attends? What activities will you have at the ceremony?
  20. What is your least favorite part about spring and why?
  21. Would you rather go to the beach or the mountains in spring? Why?
  22. Write about what you plan to do on your next spring break.
  23. What do you think the phrase “spring is in the air” means?
  24. What is the weather typically like during the springtime where you live?
  25. Does your family participate in “spring-cleaning” around the house? Why or why not? Why do you think it is called spring-cleaning?
  26. Why do you think the year is divided into seasons like spring?
  27. Some countries celebrate Spring Day to mark the beginning of the season. How would you and your loved ones celebrate Spring Day?
  28. Write a poem about what you see during the spring and how it makes you feel.
  29. What colors do you think of when you think of spring? Why do you think that is?
  30. Write a story from the perspective of a fairy witnessing the beginning of spring. Describe the animals waking up from hibernation, the frost melting, and flowers blooming.
  31. What would you change about spring?

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