Have some fun with the festivities, traditions, events, and ideas associated with the third month of the year using these fun March writing prompts for students of all ages.
Not only do these writing prompts for March celebrate this time of the year, but they also instill a love for writing, improve writing skills, spark imagination, and encourage students to expand upon their thoughts plus ideas.
That’s why these March writing prompts go well alongside your collection of writing activities
Whether you teach first, second, third, fourth, fifth, middle, or high school students, you’re sure to find a March writing prompt here to fit your needs.
March Writing Prompts
1. Explain the difference between March the noun and march the verb.
2. Write a story about a family who takes a vacation during the month of March.
3. Create an original recipe for a shamrock milkshake. What does it taste like?
4. Tell the benefits of getting enough sunlight daily.
5. Summarize your favorite Dr. Seuss book.
6. Rewrite your favorite fairy tale, with a leprechaun instead of a prince.
7. Without telling the name of the dish, describe your favorite meal.
8. Write a short biography about a significant woman in history.
9. Tell how to overcome a fear of something.
10. In a paragraph or two, describe a relative who you think is awesome.
11. Write about all the different ways to consume apples.
12. How do flowers make our world more beautiful?
13. In paragraph form, write your three favorite things about March.
14. Explain the life cycle of a butterfly.
15. Compare and contrast tea and coffee.
16. Write a story about a panda bear that escapes from the zoo.
17. If a leprechaun accompanied you to school one day, what adventures would you two have?
18. Tell why you are an incredible kid.
19. Write about a time when you laughed uncontrollably.
20. What are some things that you can do to make your pet happy?
21. Describe your favorite things about springtime.
22. Instead of blooming flowers, pretend that plants start blooming money. How would life be different?
23. Write a letter persuading your parents to buy you a new puppy.
24. Discuss a special event that happens in your school during the month of March.
25. Compare and contrast waffles and pancakes.
26. If you could create your own holiday, what would it be? What traditions and customs would it have? Why do you choose to celebrate this idea?
27. Explain the benefits of exercising regularly and eating healthy.
28. Make up an outdoor game that involves a stick.
29. Write a haiku about the month of March.
30. Share the importance of keeping city parks clean.
31. If you could be any color crayon, which would you choose and why?
32. In your opinion, what are the benefits of responding to March writing prompts daily?
33. Compose a funny story about a sock that goes on an adventure to find its missing pair.
34. Describe what your city or town looks like during the month of March.
35. In your opinion, what’s the best way to get rid of hiccups?
36. Compose a story about a crew of astronauts whose rocket breaks down on an undiscovered planet upon its return to Earth.
37. Write about an experience participating in or attending a parade.
38. Explain the phases of a butterfly’s life cycle.
39. How would you describe the color green without saying the word?
40. Would you rather have a vacation or a staycation? Explain your choice.
41. How would your life change if you had paws instead of hands?
42. Explain, step-by-step, how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
43. In your opinion, which color represents happiness and why?
44. Tell the difference between gold, silver, and bronze levels in the Olympics.
45. Summarize the history of St. Patrick’s Day.
46. Compose a limerick or other type of poem about the month of March.
47. Write a story about a boy who is desperately searching for a four-leaf clover.
48. If you were to interview a rainbow, what questions would you ask and why?
49. Describe the scene of a field of blooming flowers.
50. Write a short biography about Dr. Seuss.
51. Explain why some species of birds migrate to other areas when the weather changes.
52. What are some fun activities to do on a windy day? Describe them.
53. In your opinion, what does it mean to be lucky?
54. Share an experience of visiting a dentist.
55. Write a short guide that explains the differences between spring the season, spring the verb, and spring the object.
March Writing Prompts Calendar Printable
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Final Thoughts On March Writing Prompts
Now you have a ready supply of engaging March writing prompts to use during writer’s workshop or for other March writing activities.