Make spring a celebration of the change in seasons in your classroom. It’s an exciting time for students, since they start to think about warmer weather, and it’s a busy time for teachers who are getting their classrooms cleaned up. Take some brain breaks throughout the day to give students a spring-themed creative writing prompt to inspire their imaginations.
5 Creative Writing Prompts to Bring Spring into the Classroom
These 5 creative writing prompts are themed to fit the spring season. Students can imagine their own magical garden, a sky raining something strange, or their idea of the perfect spring day. Pick your favorite prompt and celebrate the spring season.
A Garden All Your Own
In the spring, gardeners plant seeds to grow lots of things like fruits, vegetables, and flowers. If you could plant a garden that grows anything you want, what would it be? How would you use what you grow?
Busy as a Bee
One day when you are sitting outside, a colony of bees comes to ask you for help with finding a place to live. Where do you think the bees should build their home? Why is that the best place for them to live?
Spring is Time for Fun
Each season comes with its own set of activities and fun things to do. What do you like to do in the spring that you can’t do in the winter? What do you love about spring and what makes the spring season special?
A Mysterious Rainstorm
One day, you notice storm clouds outside. When you run out in your boots to splash in the puddles you can see that it isn’t raining water! What caused this storm and what is raining from the sky?
The Perfect Day
One morning you wake up and it’s the perfect spring day. What is your idea of a perfect spring day and what would you do on that day?
Spring-Themed Classroom Decorations
Looking for some spring decor items and inspiration to dress up your classroom for the change of seasons? Be sure to check out these other posts or visit the online store to browse hundreds of teacher favorite decor items and supplies.
Spring Cleaning Tips & Inspiration
Spring inspires lots of teachers to whip their classrooms into shape before the big end of the year pack-up. Get spring cleaning with these special tips for the classroom and don’t forget to stock up on some safe and effective Green Clean products for classroom surfaces.
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