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Fun Writing Prompts to Try at Home

Writing can be a fun and creative outlet for children of all ages. However, sometimes it can be difficult to come up with ideas to write about. To help inspire your child's writing, we've compiled a list of fun writing prompts that can be done at home.

  1. Write a story about an imaginary world with talking animals.

  2. Describe your dream house and draw a picture of it.

  3. Write a letter to your future self, describing what you hope to accomplish.

  4. Create a comic strip about your favourite superhero or fictional character.

  5. Write a recipe for your favourite meal or snack.

  6. Imagine that you are a detective and write a story about solving a mystery.

  7. Write a letter to your favourite author, telling them why you enjoy their books.

  8. Create a diary entry as if you were a famous historical figure.

  9. Write a story about a magical adventure to a far-off land.

  10. Imagine that you have a superpower and write a story about how you would use it to help others.

These fun writing prompts are perfect for children ages 6-12 to explore their creativity and imagination. Encourage your child to have fun with these prompts and to use their own unique voice to tell their stories. Writing can be a great way for children to express themselves and to develop important writing skills that will serve them well throughout their lives.


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