Check out these 20 FUN September Writing Prompts to inspire your kids to write! No extra imagination required from you!
About the September Writing Prompts
These writing prompts cover:
- Opinion pieces
- Informative/explanatory writing
- Friendly letter
- Personal narrative
- Recalling experiences
- Writing about real and imagined events
This list includes a wide variety of topics including silly holidays like Better Breakfast Month and National Milkshake Day! The prompts follow a weekly pattern:
Movement Monday – Get moving before you write!
Ex: September is Chicken Month! Learn the Chicken Dance then write down all the steps.
How-to Tuesday – Write directions, instructions, how-to’s, and recipes!
Wild Wednesday – Anything goes with these funny prompts to get your kiddos thinking and smiling!
Thoughtful Thursday – Thinking about others, gratitude, and remembering events from the past.
Friday Favorites – List all your favorites (great for sticking close to a topic) or tell me about your all-time-favorite…
Writing prompts can help your kiddos…
• focus on a single topic
• tell a story or give directions
• use transition words
• put events or instructions in order in a way that makes sense!
These fun topics are great for getting that pencil moving across the page.
Your September Writing Prompt Calendar
Printable Writing Prompts for September
Need a quick, no-prep solution for writing? Check out these doodle style journal pages! Each page has space to write, draw, and color. Great for grades 1 through 5 – not too childish for upper elementary kids!
20 printable write & draw pages that coordinate with your 20 September writing prompts! Find them here!
More writing from the Resource Room:
- 20 Poetry Activities: Reading & Writing Poetry for Kids of All Ages
- Jot It Down Review: More than a Writing Program (Ages 5-8)
- 7 FUN Letter Formation Activities for Kindergarten
Find our October prompts early here: 20 October Writing Prompts