51 Delightful Valentine’s Day Writing Prompts

Celebrate love, candy, friendship, and the month of February using these lovely Valentine’s Day writing prompts.

Writer’s workshop just became a bit sweeter!

Not only do these Valentine’s Day writing prompts prevent writer’s block, but they also motivate students to explore their creativity, express feelings, and improve their writing skills.

So celebrate Valentine’s in style using these fun prompts.

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Valentine’s Day Writing Prompts

Following you will find a variety of Valentine’s Day writing prompts that motivate even the most reluctant writers to share their thoughts and ideas!

1. Write about your favorite Valentine’s Day memory.

2. Describe the perfect Valentine’s Day party.

3. The best thing about Valentine’s Day is…

4. Compose a haiku about Valentine’s Day.

5. Write 10 words related to Valentine’s Day. Then compose a poem that includes those words.

6. Describe cupid.

7. Write a letter to a child from a country that doesn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day explaining the traditions of the holiday.

8. The answer is Valentine’s Day. Write five different questions.

9. Write a letter to the governor of your state convincing her to make Valentine’s Day a federal holiday.

10. Would you rather receive flowers or chocolate as a gift on Valentine’s Day? Explain.

11. Write the three best things about Valentine’s Day.

12. 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. 

13. Describe the best Valentine’s Day party you’ve ever attended.

14. You plan to hand out Valentine’s Day cards to your friends and family. Write a kind message that shows appreciation for their love and/or friendship.

15. Retell your favorite Disney movie with one change:  the prince is cupid.

16. Come up with a social media hashtag for Valentine’s Day. What ideas, events, adventures, and activities will your hashtag be known for?

17. Persuade someone that a roll of paper towels is the most romantic Valentine’s Day to give.

18. Write a story using the following five words: arrow, cupid, love, friendship, rose

19. Explain how love and friendship are connected.

20. Your best friend wants to ask someone to be his valentine. Explain what he can do in order to ask the person to be his valentine.

Valentine's Day writing prompts
Valentine’s Day writing prompts

21. Write the characteristics and qualities a good friend should possess.

22. 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 story.

23. Explain the traditions of Valentine’s Day to the Easter bunny.

24. Pretend you have a cupid friend that will spend a day with you at school. Write a story about this day.

25. Provide examples and non-examples of love.

26. You are designing the cover of a popular magazine that has a Valentine’s day theme this month. Describe the cover.

27. Summarize the history of Valentine’s Day.

28. 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. 

29. Write a story about a day in the life of cupid.

30. L.O.V.E – Create an acrostic poem using the word love. 

31. Think of the person that you love the most. Give three examples that show how much this individual loves you.

32. Describe several ways that people can show love to their pets.

33. Design a bumper sticker to advertise Valentine’s Day.

34. Write a recipe for love. Tell the ingredients, measurements, and provide the steps for making it.

35. Write about a memorable time when you felt loved.

36. Love is…

37. Think of the person or pet you love most. Now write a combination of similes and metaphors to describe him/her.

38. Complete this statement in 50 different ways. I love…

39. What are 3 ways that people can show others that they love and care about them? Explain.  

40. Write a poem about Valentine’s Day.

41. Draft a letter to your beloved pet, explaining why you love him/her so much.

42. Here are some specific ways to show love to your friends and family…

43. Create a Valentine’s Day greeting card with a sweet message.

44. Write a speech that tells the whole school how to show more love and compassion to others.

45. Share the steps of a fun Valentine’s Day arts and crafts project.

46. Compare and contrast Valentine’s Day to another holiday.

47. Write two math word problems that relate to Valentine’s Day.

48. Draft a diary entry from the perspective of a dozen roses.

49. Write a love letter to your mom or dad.

50. Create a story that takes place on Valentine’s Day.

51. What are the pros and cons of eating too much candy?

Final Thoughts: Valentine’s Day Writing Prompts

Now you have a quality collection of Valentine’s Day writing prompts to use during writer’s workshop or for various other writing activities.

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