39 Delightful Spring Writing Prompts for Students

Here you will find a treasure-trove of lovely spring writing prompts that students love.

Not only do these spring writing prompts prevent writer’s block, they 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.

Spring Creative Writing Prompts

Even reluctant writers enjoy responding to these exciting spring writing prompts.

  • In two to three paragraphs, share the three best things about spring season. Provide specific details.  
  • Describe the life cycle of a frog or butterfly.
  • In a paragraph or two, describe some ways that children can help keep the earth clean.
  • Write a letter to a relative persuading him or her to visit you this spring break. What events, special places, and attractions will you two visit?
  • Using all five of your senses, describe what it’s like after rainfall.
  • Describe the perfect spring day.
  • Write an article for the school newspaper offering tips to students on how to keep the playground free of litter.
  • Share a story about a time when you played in or jumped into puddles after a rain.
  • Write about the best spring break vacation you have ever taken.
  • Compare and contrast spring to one of the other seasons.
  • Write a letter convincing your parents to take you to the local park to ride bikes this weekend since the weather is now starting to warm up.
  • Describe the best Easter egg hunt in which you participated.
  • During springtime, many households declutter and clean. Describe what tasks you and your family should tackle during spring cleaning. How will you get all the tasks done?
  • Using your five senses, describe rain.
  • Utilizing the 5Ws (Who?, What?, When?, Where?, Why?) describe the program at your church on Easter Sunday.

Elementary Spring Writing Prompts

Find here spring writing prompts for first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade students.

  • Sketch a picture that depicts what springtime means to you. Then draft a paragraph about it.
  • There’s a kite-flying competition for kids coming up soon in your local community. Design the perfect kite. What shape, colors, etc. will it be? Use lots of clear details to illustrate your kite. 
  • 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. 
  • Write about a typical day from the prospective of a bumble bee during springtime.
  • Create a story using these words: rain, insects, flowers, blossom, new
  • You and your family go camping during spring break, but there are no cell phones or electronic devices. Describe some ways you and your family will stay entertained.
  • S.P.R.I.N.G – Create an acrostic poem using the word spring. 
  • Devise a strategy for hiding all of the eggs for an Easter egg hunt that you will host for some younger kids. Be specific so that someone will know exactly where you want each egg placed.
  • You are designing the cover of a Spring-themed magazine. Describe the cover using lots of specific details.
  • Wild Card Prompt: Create any story or piece of writing you’d like about spring season. Your piece can be a comedy, mystery, fantasy, tall tale, poetry, comic, persuasive, informative, etc.
  • Write three spring writing prompts your teacher might like.

Middle and High School Spring Writing Prompts

  • Spring is synonymous with starting things anew. What is something in your life that you would like to start doing? Describe it, and tell why you choose it.
  • Compare and contrast St. Patrick’s Day and Mother’s day.
  • Draft an article for the school newspaper giving tips on how to relax without using electronic devices during Spring Break vacation.
  • Give detailed instructions for how to pack for Spring Break vacation.
  • Select five to ten terms associated with Easter, and compose a haiku or other type of poem about it.
  • Flowers blossom with lots of water and care. People can also blossom..in confidence. Draft a letter to a friend offering advice on what he or she should feed the mind in order for confidence to blossom.
  • Write 10 words related to springtime. Compose a poem including these terms.
  • A legend is a story retold often that is widely believed but hard to prove. Create a legend about the significance of rainbows.
  • Using the 5Ws + H, describe one memorable time from a past spring break.
  • Write about a time that you played a prank on a friend or family member during April Fool’s Day.
  • Pretend that you will start a garden this spring. What vegetables will you grow? Describe your garden.
  • Describe spring weather in the part of the world where you live.
  • Create a social media hashtag for Spring Break. What places, ideas, events, adventures, and/or activities will your hashtag be known for?
  • In your opinion, how does responding to spring writing prompts improve writing skills?

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