33 Delightful Leprechaun Writing Prompts for Students

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, leprechauns, green things, gold, and March 17th using these fun leprechaun writing prompts for students.

Your students will enjoy recognizing this holiday using these leprechaun writing prompts.

Not only do these writing prompts about leprechauns reduce writer’s block, they improve writing skills, instill a love for writing, ignite creativity, and encourage expression of ideas.

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day just became a bit more exciting. Honor the day while building writing skills.

Pencil into your lesson plans this week a few of these delightful leprechaun writing prompts.

Related: See St. Patrick’s Day writing prompts, March writing prompts

Leprechaun Writing Prompts

1. Write a diary entry from the perspective of a leprechaun.

2. Setting: Rainbow, Characters: Leprechaun and his family. Complete the story with a problem and solution.

3. Tell, step-by-step, how to catch a leprechaun.

4. Write a fictional biography about a leprechaun.

5. Leprechauns grant three wishes to anyone who finds them. What are your three wishes, and why would you request these things?

5. Create a story about a leprechaun who takes people on tours around rainbows.

6. If you could interview a leprechaun, what questions would you ask and why?

7. Write a limerick about Leprechauns.

8. Draft a letter to your parents convincing them to take you to a St. Patrick’s Day parade next weekend.

9. Sketch a leprechaun. Now describe your drawing.

10. Plan a St. Patrick’s Day picnic. Describe each food and beverage you’ll have.

11. Create a leprechaun superhero. What are its superpowers, and how does it use them?

12. Write about jobs that you think a Leprechaun would be skilled to perform. Why do you think this?

13. If you were a leprechaun, what gift requests would be on your birthday list and why?

14. Do you believe leprechauns exist? Why or why not?

15. Create a tall tale about a leprechaun.

16. The newspaper headline reads, “Leprechaun Donates Pot of Gold to Local Animal Shelter!”. Write the news story.

17. Compare and contrast a leprechaun and the Easter Bunny.

18. Imagine that a leprechaun friend will spend the day with you at school. What adventures will you have, and what challenges may you two face?

19. Compose a poem about leprechauns.

20. Describe a leprechaun’s home. 

21. If you found a pot of gold, what would you do with it? Why?

22. You wake up one morning and realize that you’re a leprechaun! Tell about your day.

21. Describe a leprechaun. What are its characteristics?

22. Provide examples of what it means to be lucky.

23. Retell your favorite Disney movie with one change: the prince is a leprechaun.

24. Share about a time when you were mischievous.

25. Write a funny story about a leprechaun who has trouble finding a pot of gold.

26. If a leprechaun visited an amusement park, which attractions would it like best and why?

27. Imagine what a leprechaun’s family would be like. Describe each family member.

28. List all the words (2-letter, 3-letter, 4-letter, 5-letter, 6-letter, 7-letter, 8-letter, and 9-letter) that you can make using the letters from the word leprechaun.

29. L.E.P.R.E.C.H.A.U.N – Create an acrostic poem using the word leprechaun.

30. You have been asked to write the script for a movie about Leprechauns. Describe the beginning, middle, and end of the story.

31. Create any type of writing piece you want about leprechauns.

32. What are the benefits of responding to leprechaun writing prompts?

33. Write and solve two, grade-appropriate math word problems that involve leprechauns.

Final Thoughts

Now you’re all set to add a little excitement to St. Patrick’s Day using these leprechaun writing prompts.

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