61 Great Spring Writing Prompts

Celebrate flowers, warmer weather, rain, and all things spring-related using these delightful spring writing prompts.

Spring is a time of new beginnings. So start the season off well using a variety of spring writing prompts.

Here we have collected a treasure-trove of lovely spring-themed writing prompts that students will enjoy.

Not only do these prompts prevent writer’s block, but they also explore the imagination, sharpen writing skills, instill a love for writing, and encourage writers to express their thoughts.

So schedule some of these fun spring writing prompts into your instruction this week.

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Spring Writing Prompts

1. Share the best things about the spring season.   

2. Summarize what you did last spring break.

3. Describe the life cycle of a frog or butterfly.

4. Write a letter to a relative persuading her to visit you this spring break. Tell what places you would like to visit with her.

5. Tell about your favorite spring holiday.

6. Describe some ways children can help keep the earth clean.

7. Write two math word problems that involve the spring season.

8. Tell how spring is different from fall.

9. Describe what it’s like after rainfall.

10. Write a funny story about a teacher who wears a bunny suit to school one day.

11. What are the best outdoor activities to do in spring and why?

12. Share about a special event that your school has during the spring.

13. Describe the perfect spring day.

14. What are the pros and cons of a week-long spring break vacation?

15. Design a bumper sticker to advertise spring.

16. If you were planning a spring picnic, what items would be on your grocery list? Why do you choose these foods?

17. Provide examples and non-examples of taking care of the environment.

18. Summarize a spring-themed book you read recently.

19. Compose a haiku about spring.

20. Write a letter convincing your parents to take you to the local park to ride bikes this weekend.

21. Describe the best Easter egg hunt in which you participated.

22. Write a diary entry from the perspective of a spring flower.

23. Using your five senses, describe rain.

23. Write an article for the school newspaper offering tips to students on how to keep the playground free of litter.

24. There’s a kite-flying competition coming up soon. Devise a strategy for winning first place, and describe your kite’s design.

25. Write about the best spring break vacation you have ever taken.

26. Compose a poem about a topic related to spring.

27. Describe the program at your church on Easter Sunday.

28. Sketch a picture that depicts what springtime means to you. Then draft a paragraph about it.

29. Write a few similes and metaphors to describe a flower.

30. Create a greeting card with a spring-themed message.

31. Describe what your town/city looks, feels, and smells like in springtime.

32. Draft a letter to a friend offering advice on what he should feed the mind in order for his confidence to blossom.

33. List all the words (2-letter, 3-letter, 4-letter, 5-letter, 6-letter, 7-letter, and 8-letter) you can create using the letters from the term springtime. 

34. Describe a fun spring-themed arts and crafts project you’ve done or would like to do.

35. Write 10 words related to springtime. Compose a poem that includes these words.

36. Devise a strategy for hiding all of the eggs for an Easter egg hunt that you will host.

37. Compare and contrast spring to one of the other seasons.

38. Write a recipe for confidence. Share the ingredients, proper measurements, and provide the instructions.

39. Share the benefits of having a garden.

40. You and your family go camping during spring break, but there are no cell phones or electronic devices. Describe some ways you all will stay entertained.

41. S.P.R.I.N.G – Create an acrostic poem using the word spring. 

42. Create a legend about the significance of rainbows.

43. Write about a typical day from the perspective of a bumble bee during springtime.

44. Describe what tasks you and your family should tackle during spring cleaning. How will you get all the tasks done?

45. Explain the process of pollination.

46. Create a story using these words: rain, insects, flowers, blossom, new

47. Share a story about a time when you played in or jumped into rain puddles.

48. Write a story that takes place in the springtime.

49. You are designing the cover of a Spring-themed magazine. Describe the cover.

50. Spring is synonymous with starting things anew. Describe something in your life that you would like to start doing, and tell why you choose it.

51. How does responding to spring writing prompts improve writing skills?

52. Compare and contrast trees in the spring and trees in the winter.

53. Write about a time when you played a prank on a friend.

54. Explain the importance of Arbor Day.

55. Draft an article for the school newspaper giving tips on how to relax without using electronic devices during Spring Break vacation.

56. What is your favorite way to spend a breezy spring weekend?

57. Pretend that you will start a garden this spring. What vegetables will you grow? Describe your garden.

58. Describe spring weather in the part of the world where you live.

59. Create a social media hashtag for Spring Break. Describe what it represents.

60. Give detailed instructions on how to pack for Spring Break vacation.

61. Describe a memorable time from a past spring break.

Final Thoughts: Spring Writing Prompts

Now you have a nice collection of spring-themed writing prompts to use for various writing activities.

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