Grade 2 Picture Writing Prompts

20 picture prompts for Grade 2

1. This is the home of Grudge the Bear. Why do you think he is so grumpy?

Grudge the bear in his home

2. Where does this winding path lead? Describe what you might find there at the end of the road.

path with books on the side

3. Describe what this bird can see looking down from its cloud in the sky!

Bird sitting on a cloud

4. Can you write a story that includes a boat, a magic carpet, a rat, and a bat?

a boat, mouse, carpet, and bat

5. Why are these spiky bugs trying to escape? What is making the shadow in the background?

Spiky bugs flying around

6. Share your opinion! Should children be able to take their pets to school?

Ant holding signs yes and no

7. This is the Grandmaster of Monkey Mountain. He is hurt! What happened?

Grandmaster monkey looking sick

8. Describe the star attraction in your dream adventure park! Would it be fast? Would you ride in a river of chocolate? Let your imagination run wild!

Create your dream adventure park

9. Meet Will, Riya, and Sam the Giraffe. Sam is hoping there are bananas in the picnic basket! What would you pack for your perfect picnic?

Night Zookeeper friends with picnic basket

10. Meet Will and Riya! They’ve just set off on an adventure together. Where do you think they are going on their magical dragon boat?

Will and Riya on a dragon boat

11. What are you feeling thankful for? A box full of paints? Beautiful falling leaves? Write it down!

Give Thanks with Will and Riya

12. What sweets would you use to decorate different parts of your gingerbread house and why?

grandma with ginerbread houses

13. Write some instructions for building the perfect den! What equipment would you need?

Professor Penguin asking about a den

14. The Penguin Professor loves to read, Vincent van Melon paints all the time, and Mr. Fisher likes to act! What hobby do you enjoy the most?

Night Zookeeper friends asking about hobbies

15. Write a story about the night a rainbow appeared in the Night Zoo sky! How did the rainbow get there, and what was at the end?

A rainbow appears

16. What would you do if were the size of an ant? Would you ride on a bird’s back or sleep in a matchbox? Write about your tiny adventure!

Imgaine you are the size of an ant

17. Write a story about landing on the moon! What do you find when you get there?

Will and Riya asking about the moon

18. How has this fish ended up in the sky? Does it have a magical power?

Drawing of a fish flying

19. This dinosaur has been playing in the fancy dress box! Write a description of its bright and cheerful costume.

A dinosaur with hats on

20. Who do you think lives here? Can you describe their appearance and their personality?

Entrance to a home

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