25 Fun Christmas Story Starters for Students

Encourage students to explore their creativity while celebrating the holiday season using these fun Christmas story starters.

Not only do these Christmas story starters reduce writer’s block, they sharpen writing skills, engage the imagination, instill a love for writing, and help students express their ideas.

So share a few of these heart-warming Christmas story starters with students this holiday season.

Christmas Story Starters

Reluctant writers move their pens/pencils to these delightful Christmas story starters!

Fun

  • An angel appeared with a great announcement…
  • December is such a special month because…
  • Off in the distance, I heard sleigh bells ringing…
  • The secret recipe for bringing holiday cheer…
  • Two activities that I love participating in during Christmas…
  • What a hoot! Santa has gotten stuck in the chimney again…
  • Here’s how to decorate the most beautiful Christmas tree…
  • For stocking stuffers, I would like…
  • Santa’s toy workshop is described as…
  • To get into the holiday spirit, my family likes to…
  • One Christmas memory that I would like to forget…
  • Santa, I was naughty this year, but I will make up for it by…
  • The little boy was in a bit of danger, but suddenly an angel appeared…

Creative

  • My new toy started talking, and there was no battery inside…
  • As my family and I walked outside, we soon realized that our outside decorations were gone…
  • Rudolph is on the roof crying. The other reindeer are no where to be found…
  • On Christmas eve, as I was sleeping, I heard a bang in the living room…
  • “Help! Help!”, yelled a panicky voice from the chimney…
  • Let me tell you the story of how I became best friends with an elf…
  • Our winter vacation started off dull, but then things got crazy…
  • The 3 best things about the month of December… (Provide specific details.)
  • Gift unwrapping was going great until I opened the last present…
  • This year, Santa is sick. So Frosty the Snowman has to deliver the presents…
  • As we were on our way home transporting the Christmas tree on top of the car, it fell off…
  • The Nutcracker near the fireplace blinked his eyes three times fast…
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