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Writing prompts for kids

The key to helping students be better writers is getting them to write more each day. Don’t worry - we know that’s easier said than done! Our writing prompts are designed to help teachers spice up their writing instruction and give students the inspiration needed to get writing.

Opinion writing prompts

Use these opinion or argumentative writing prompts to help your students to state a point of view, and then provide facts and reasoned arguments to support that viewpoint. The goal of this kind of writing is to convince the reader to share the writer's opinion.

Journal writing prompts

If you’re looking for new ways to get your students writing, our journal writing prompts can help get them thinking. Providing each student with the opportunity to connect with what they’re writing by expressing their own individuality in response to the questions and statements.

Creative writing prompts

Get students writing with our ultimate list of creative writing prompts. Helping students explore their curiosity and giving them the push they need to get started with writing.

Writing prompts for younger students

Get students of all ages writing with these writing prompts for younger students. Including our visual prompts which are a great way to inspire writing, especially for students aged between six and twelve.