Writing Prompts & Ideas for Kindergarten, 1st Grade & 2nd Grade Writing Center
Writing Prompts & Ideas for Kindergarten, 1st Grade & 2nd Grade Writing Center
Writing Prompts & Ideas for Kindergarten, 1st Grade & 2nd Grade Writing Center
Writing Prompts & Ideas for Kindergarten, 1st Grade & 2nd Grade Writing Center

Writing Prompts & Ideas for Kindergarten, 1st Grade & 2nd Grade Writing Center

Sale price$9.50

 Do you want to help your students write creatively and develop story ideas? This bundle of themed writing prompts (40+ sets = 200+ writing prompts) is a great addition to a classroom writing center, literacy center, or word wall. Simply print these no-prep cards and use them as needed to encourage kids to write!

⭐Engage kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students (even the reluctant ones) with fun writing ideas and prompts for multiple themes throughout the year (seasons, holidays, and generic topics).

Have students pick and choose a new prompt to write about each day. The print-and-go, easy-to-prep writing prompts save you time, so you can focus on teaching. They can be glued into a notebook, hung on a ring, or used on the prompt activity that provides your students with a writer’s checklist.

Included in this Writing Prompt Resource:

  • 42 sets of writing prompts
  • Over 200 writing prompts to choose from
  • Themes for seasons, holidays, and generic topics to use all year long
  • Writing prompt template to glue a prompt to and use as a writing support
  • Available in two sizes to use with a pocket chart, on a ring, or in a notebook
  • Great for independent student use during a writing center

40+ Writing Prompt Topics:

  • School
  • Transportation
  • All About Me & Feelings
  • Apples
  • Pumpkins
  • Halloween
  • Fall
  • Pumpkins
  • Fire Safety
  • Manners
  • Thanksgiving Foods
  • Thanksgiving
  • Family
  • Community helpers
  • Christmas
  • Celebrations around the World
  • Baking
  • Toys
  • Snowmen
  • Winter
  • Weather
  • Growth mindset
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Groundhog Day
  • Dental Health
  • Kindness
  • St. Patrick’s Day
  • Spring
  • Nutrition
  • Farm
  • Earth Day
  • Easter
  • Insects
  • Space
  • Picnic
  • Zoo
  • Fairy tales
  • Mother’s Day
  • Summer
  • Father’s Day
  • Camping
  • Beach

Suggestions on how to use:

✔️Create a monthly themed writing center in your classroom as a bulletin board, on a pocket chart, or on something moveable, like a tri-fold poster.

✔️Print the writing prompts and put them out for students to use. They can be changed throughout the month, allow students to pick and choose what they’d like to write about.

✔️Hang on a binder ring to allow students to flip through and use the cards as they'd like.


⭐️ Grab More Writing Center Activities ⭐️

Love this set and want more? This resource is included in the Writing Center BUNDLE for the Year, and it is available at a DISCOUNTED PRICE. Get an entire year’s worth of themed writing centers (40+ included) to make your planning and organizing your writing center all year a breeze! ♥♥

Looking for more writing quick, effective activities and prompts? Check out our All-In-One Writing Center for K-2 that includes writing examples, “I Can” posters to keep kids on track, a huge variety of writing prompts, and more. Use the All-In-One Writing Center with the themed writing centers for a complete writing center for the entire school year!

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w.k.1 - I can dictate, draw, and write my opinion

w.k.2 - I can dictate, draw, and write to explain

w.k.3 - I can dictate, draw, and write to tell a story

w.k.5 - I can add details to my writing

w.k.6 - I can publish my writing

w.k.7 - I can help my class research and write

First Grade

w.1.1 - I can write about what I think and tell why I think that

w.1.2 - I can write about a real topic including some facts

w.1.3 - I can write and use words that show order

w.1.5 - I can use suggestions to add details to my writing

w.1.6 - I can use technology to help me write a story

w.1.7 - I can write a book with my classmates

Second Grade

w.2.1 - I can write an opinion piece

w.2.2 - I can write an informative or explanatory text that focuses on a topic

w.2.3 - I can write a narrative and use temporal words to show an order of events

w.2.5 - I can revise and edit my writing with guidance and support

w.2.6 - I can use technology to publish my writing

w.2.7 - I can participate in shared research and writing projects

w.2.8 - I can recall information or gather information from sources to answer questions

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