After winter break, it’s often difficult to get your kids motivated in the classroom. These fun, post-holiday, creative writing prompts offer the perfect way to get kids interested in writing again. Kids are sure to enjoy these exciting prompts that get them thinking and writing after the holiday.
1. One Magical Holiday
Think about your favorite holiday or winter memory. What words best express the main emotions or feelings you felt? Keeping that feeling or emotion in mind, write a couple paragraphs that describe your magical holiday or winter memory.
2. Santa Has a Cookie Problem
Santa has been eating all those cookies, so now that the holidays are over, his belly is shaking just like a bowl of jelly! If Santa doesn’t lose some of that cookie weight, he may have a tough time getting down chimneys next year. Pretend you’re an elf and write Santa a letter trying to convince him he needs to lose a few pounds. Use 2-3 good reasons to persuade Santa it’s time to slim down.
3. Snowman Family
Write about how to build a snowman, and tell a story about building an entire snowman family. Have fun coming up with names for the members of the snowman family and write about a fun winter adventure the snowmen have together.
4. A Snowman’s Life
Pretend that you have turned into a snowman. Write a story about your own snowman life.
5. If It Was Always Winter
Think about what would happen if it was winter all the time. Come up with a short story about how life would be in a world where there was only winter.
6. Interviewing Jack Frost
You’re a news reporter and you’ve landed the assignment of a lifetime – you get to interview Jack Frost. Come up with questions you want to ask. Use your questions to come up with a good story about Jack Frost.
Of course, these are just a few fun creative writing prompts that will be perfect to use after the winter break. Find more post-holiday writing prompts here.