Grade 1 Picture Writing Prompts

20 Picture Prompts for Grade 1

1. This clever cat has just rescued her friends! Tell us how she did it! What is her cat superpower?

Night zookeeper friends with a cat

2. What are the fish and the starfish talking about?

Fish talking to a Starfish

3. Sam the giraffe is climbing Monkey Mountain with his friends, but he is scared of heights! What would you say to Sam to help him keep going?

Night zookeeper friends on a cliff

4. Meet Sam the Giraffe and his friend Will. Sam likes to say thank you by using his long tongue to lick his friends! What has Will done that Sam is about to thank him for?

Sam and Will

5. How does your teacher help you? Write them a note to say thanks!

Thank you to teachers

6. Spot the difference! Look carefully, what’s different about these two parrots?

Parrots in top hats and bow ties

7. Imagine you are standing on this street. Use your five senses to describe your environment.

Homes covered in snow and ice

8. Can you write a sentence to describe this amazing creature?

Child drawing of an animal

9. Why are these friends so happy?

Night zookeeper friends with books dancing

10. Who are these wonderful characters? Can you name them and explain why they are best friends?

Dinosaurs draw by a child

11. This is Bertie Bee. He is very happy and kind. What makes a person kind?

Bee holding flower

12. This sled has arrived in Igloo City without its driver! Who is missing? What happened?

Professor Penguin with sled

13. If you could give someone a magical gift, what would it be? Who would you give it to?

Magical gifts with tree and kids

14. This is Grandma Rivers. She has painted a purple elephant on the wall! What animal would you paint and why?

Grandma Rivers painting elephant

15. Write about a time that you won a medal or award for something. It could be anything at all that you were rewarded for at home or at school!

Night Zookeeper trophy

16. This animal loves to play music. What instrument do you like playing and why?

Turtle playing an instrument

17. This magical giraffe has the power to turn invisible. What would your superpower of choice be and why?

Sam the Giraffe

18. Who do you think lives in this tent? Why have they chosen this place to call their home?

Campsite at night

19. Baseball Bee is ready for some sports in the sun. What sports will they play and why?

child drawing of bee wearing hat

20. What do you think is at the top of this staircase? Can you describe it?

Ice cave

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