Picture Writing Prompts

100+ Prompts for Grades 1-6

Creative writing can be challenging to teach or introduce to children, but we’re here to help! Encouraging daily writing will unlock their creativity, improve their writing skills, and self-expression.

Whether you’re a parent looking for story ideas to share with your child, a teacher making fun lesson plans, or a homeschooler preparing for a new school year, our picture prompts have been created to get your child’s mind alive and kicking!

These visual writing prompts include ideas for short stories, descriptive writing, journal prompts, and much more! Aimed at young writers aged 6 to 12, this content is the perfect way to spark a love for writing in your child.

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