Writing Topics for Students and Kids

These writing topics encourage students to write to a variety of interesting, fun, and creative ideas.

Family

  • Write about a fight you had with a sibling.
  • Tell about a time when you helped your parents cook a meal.
  • Retell a time when you helped your grandparent use technology.
  • Write about a time when you met a cousin for the first time. 

Food

  • Tell about a time when you tried a new food that you actually liked.
  • Share a story about when you learned how to make a special meal or snack.
  • Write about a time when ants got into your food.
  • Retell about a time when you mistakenly ate or drank something that was rotten or spoiled.

Writing Topics About Learning

  • Share your experience learning how to solve a hard math problem.
  • Write about your experience learning how to write in cursive.
  • Retell the story about when you learned how to play a new online game.
  • When did you learn how to speak up for yourself? Tell about the experience. What happened? What was the final outcome?

Writing Topics About Animals

  • Share about getting your first pet.
  • Write about a time when you had something crawling on you. 
  • Retell a time when you touched a snake or another animal at a zoo.
  • Write about an experience trying to get rid of a roach or roaches.
  • Tell about a time when you were bitten by a mosquito.

Writing Topics About Vacation

  • Share about a time when you had a stay-vacation. What did you do? How did you feel?
  • Write about the best attraction you saw while on a vacation. What was it? What made it so special?
  • Retell a memory of visiting a national park.
  • Write about the best vacation you have taken with family or friends. Where did you go, and what made it so great?
  • Share a story about camping. 

Note: For support, teach students how to respond well to these writing topics.

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