These fun Valentine’s Day writing prompts keep students focused on learning while also celebrating the holiday.
Your elementary, middle, and high school authors will have a chance to showcase their writing skills, use creativity, and stretch their imaginations using these engaging journal prompts about love and friendship.
Valentine’s Day Writing Prompts
Fun Valentine’s Day Writing Prompts
- Take about 5 minutes to sketch your ideal image of cupid. Now write 2-3 paragraphs describing your drawing.
- Write about your favorite Valentine’s Day memory.
- One of your classroom jobs is being part of the special events committee. You all are in charge of planning the class’ Valentine’s Day party. Using the 5Ws + H (Who?, What?, When?, Where?, Why?, How?), describe what food, entertainment, games, etc. you plan to have at this fun event.
- When I grow up, I would like to be married because…
- Write a letter to a child from a country that doesn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day explaining the traditions of the holiday.
- The best thing about Valentine’s Day is…
- Write a letter to the governor of your state convincing him/her to make Valentine’s Day a federal holiday, meaning that you don’t have to go to school on that day.
- Would you rather receive flowers or chocolate as a gift on Valentine’s Day? Explain.
- In two to three paragraphs, write about the 3 best things about Valentine’s Day. Provide specific details.
- The local diner is having a special menu on Valentine’s Day. Describe what breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverage, and dessert items may be found on the menu.
- Describe the best Valentine’s Day party you’ve ever attended.
- You plan to handout Valentine’s Day cards to your friends and family. Write a kind message that shows appreciation for their love and/or friendship. Be as imaginative and creative as you’d like.
Creative Journal Prompts
- Retell your favorite Disney movie with one change: the prince is cupid.
- Wild Card Prompt: Create any story you’d like about Valentine’s Day. Your piece can be a comedy, mystery, fantasy, tall tale, poem, comic, persuasive, informative, etc. Be as creative and imaginative as you’d like.
- Come up with a social media hashtag for Valentine’s Day. What ideas, events, adventures, activities will your hashtag be known for?
- In 2 to 3 paragraphs, persuade someone that a roll of paper towels is the most romantic Valentine’s Day to give.
- Explain how love and friendship are connected. Be specific by providing examples.
- Your best friend wants to ask someone to be his/her valentine. Write a paragraph or two explaining to your friend what he/she can do in order to ask the person to be his/her valentine.
- Write a creative story using the following 5 words: arrow, cupid, love, friendship, rose.
- Your doorbell rings. You answer the door and standing there is a cupid with an arrow. You yell into the house, “Mom, there’s a cupid at the door, and he has an arrow!” Complete the rest of the story.
- Explain the traditions of Valentine’ Day to the Easter bunny.
- Pretend you have a cupid friend that will spend a day with you at school. Write a story about this adventurous day. Include any challenges you two will face in addition to how you’ll overcome them.
- Write a story about a day in the life of cupid.
- You are designing the cover of a popular magazine that has a Valentine’s day theme this month. Using lots of details, describe the cover you’ll create.
- List all the words (2-letter, 3-letter, 4-letter, 5-letter, 6-letter, 7-letter, and 8-letter) that you can make using the letters from the word valentine.
Love Writing Prompts
- L.O.V.E – Create an acrostic poem using the word love.
- Think of the person that you love the most. Give at least 3 specific examples that show how much this individual loves you.
- Describe several ways that people can show love to their pets. Be specific, and provide details.
- Write about a memorable time when you felt loved.
- Love is…
- Think of the person or pet you love most. Now write a combination of similes and metaphors to describe him/her. See these examples of kid-friendly metaphors and examples of kid-friendly similes if you need help.
- Complete this statement 50 different ways. I love…
- What are 3 ways that people can show others that they love and care about them? Explain.
- Write a poem about Valentine’s Day.
- In 2 to 3 paragraphs, write in detail about the characteristics and qualities a good friend should possess.
- Draft a letter to your beloved pet, explaining why you love him/her so much.
- Here’s some specific ways to show love to your friends and family…
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