Writing Prompts for Kids

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Simple Writing Prompts for Kids

Fun prompts and activities are essential for learning how to write! Check out all of our fun writing prompts for kids!

Writing Prompts for Kids

What are writing prompts and how can I use them in my homeschool? 

Writing prompts are a great way for your child to practice their handwriting and creative writing skills at the same time.

Adding simple writing exercises to your homeschool lineup not only provides extra learning time for your little one, but it can also give mom a much-needed breather!

If your child isn’t a huge fan of handwriting, these simple writing prompts for kids can turn a mundane task into something exciting and fun!

The Importance of Writing Practice

First, let’s talk handwriting practice.

If your young homeschooler is anything like mine, they probably despise handwriting time!

With that said, handwriting is one of the most important things to include in your homeschool routine. Proper pencil grip and practicing correct letter formation are two essential steps to learning the basics of handwriting.

This is why I absolutely love leaning on simple handwriting programs like The Good and the Beautiful to teach the basics, while adding in fun extras like writing prompts.

Next, let’s talk creative writing practice.

Encouraging kids to practice their creative writing skills at a young age is so important!

Not only will this help prepare them for larger writing assignments as they move on to new grades, but it will also help them stretch those imagination muscles once in a while.

Printable Writing Prompts for Kids

If you’re looking for elaborate, long-winded writing prompts — keep on searching.

However, if you are in need of something incredibly simple just to help your kids think outside the box, I’ve totally got you!

Printable Writing Prompts for Little Kids

With 2 simple versions to choose from, my writing prompts for kids make a great add-on to any language arts curriculum.

Each set of writing prompts includes 19 individual worksheets to help engage your young learner and to encourage a deep love of writing — all while get getting creative and sharpening those pesky handwriting skills!

These prompts are meant to encourage creativity and spark a love for writing at a young and tender age!

Some topics included in these worksheets are people, feelings, and favorite things.  Your young homeschooler will also be encouraged to write short stories and poems along the way!

Ready to Download Your Writing Prompts?

Simply click the image below to get your printables!

Printable Writing Prompts for Kids

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Other Homeschool Activities & Printables

Love our printable writing prompts for kids? Check out our entire Homeschool Activities section on the blog as well as some of our favorite Kid Activities and printables!

Writing Prompts for Kids

Meet the Author

Life & Homeschool Author

Hey guys! I’m Mary, homeschool mom of 3 amazing kiddos.

I’m so excited that you decided to check out my little corner of the world!

If you have been following our journey for any length of time, you already know that I’m obsessed with coffee, organization, and all things simple.

I’m also a huge dog lover and introvert 💗

My homeschool style is very eclectic.

I enjoy a solid mixture of structure and free range. I set goals for myself and my children each week, but I put no pressure on perfection.

We use a wide variety of curriculum in our home.

Some of our current favorites are The Good and the Beautiful, Life of Fred, Beautiful Feet Books, and Lifepac.

While my kids do spend a good amount of time learning at desks, they also spend countless hours exploring their creativity and practicing a little independence.

I love mountains, rainy days, and sitting by the campfire. 

Our family recently relocated to the PNW and we have been enjoying finding new nature spots to explore together 🙌🏼

I can’t wait to connect and share all the things I’ve learned on our new journey! 

Just a Note…

Thanks for checking out the homeschool activities helps portion of the blog! 

I have so many fun ideas planned for this category! I can’t wait to share them all with you.

I hope you found this article helpful and come back to visit again soon!

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