Give them fun topics which they will learn about themselves while writing. Have the children think about what it would be like to be invisible. Have they children define what a bully is to them in their paper. Depending on where you live, it might be just enough to buy a house and a car. You will get a variety of answers which make this a fun and interesting topic.17. Children can use these books to jot down a sentence or two then use the rest of the page to illustrate their ideas.On this list, you will find a variety of topics that are good for both younger children and older children. Have children think about what type of friend they are. Would they use this new power for good or would they try to do something bad? If you could invent a video game what kind of game would you create and why? Each book has 12 pages that can be used two-sided so you have 24 pages to work with. They come in a variety of colors including yellow, lime, orange, raspberry and light blue.Read "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs" (by Jon Scieszka) with the children.
When appropriate, I have also included useful links to other informational websites.
that will help save you time in planning your lesson activities.
On these monthly web pages, you will find topics that pertain to each month's themes, holidays, and events.
You will also find writing ideas for specific dates and events for each month.
I have grouped these creative writing prompts together into categories of similar topics to make it easier for you to find writing ideas in the area that you are interested in.
First, you will find creative writing prompts for each month of the year.This is a good topic to help children express themselves. Write about 5 things you could be better at if you worked really hard and gave more effort. Talk to the children about the importance of trying hard and working towards a goal.35. I find that many times children will feel sad when they are angry. This is a great writing topic when discussing feelings with children. Did the map lead you to the treasure or was it fake? You can order them on Amazon with 50-200 sheets of paper. Have the children think about why they are special and have them ask themselves questions, here are some examples: what are am I good at, who have they helped, how have I made a difference, what special talent do I have, 2. Have you ever been friends with someone who was unpopular or not part of the group? It is important for them to understand that anger isn’t wrong and you are allowed to feel angry.55. This is a great way to keep children and teens work neat and organized. Remind the children of the story and read chapter 15 - a description of the Chocolate Room.Ask the children who have read the story if they can think of any of the other rooms in the factory.Second, you will find general writing prompts that you can use all year long with your students.I have divided these general creative writing prompts into the following categories: school, favorites things, friendship, memories, personal and feelings, famous people, animals, create or invent, what if, and story starters.I’ve done this many times with children as young as 1st grade. This topic is also great for older children and young er children. Have each member of the group write one part of the story. You can order them in backs of 6, 10, 20, 50 or 100.I have them concentrate less on the writing and more on drawing a picture that goes with the topic. Children love playing video games, they may not realize that they can actually make video games for a living. Then have each member of the group draw one part of the story. You can write the answers to the questions on the paper for the child or have them come up and share their drawing, while they are showing their picture ask them the questions about their monster. Create a planet – Your group has just discovered a new planet. This is a great product, it keeps the children writing nice, neat and organized. White Hardcover Black Books White Blank Books with Hardcovers 8.5″W x 11″H (6 Books / Pack) Like the Hygloss books these books are also unlined. The hard cover means that the paper will not get damaged as easily as a regular paperback.I have created this list of writing ideas for elementary school teachers and students, but many of these creative writing prompts are also appropriate for other grade levels as well.As you read through these creative writing prompts, you will find links to related lesson plans found on Unique Teaching Resources.