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Twenty April Writing Prompts to inspire elementary students to think, respond, and write! Fun and interactive writing prompts in a variety of topics. Read on to find your FREE printable April writing prompt calendar!

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April Writing Prompts

Encourage your kiddos to imagine, play, and write with these engaging and fun prompts that will get their creativity flowing! April writing prompts cover:

  • Writing about real and imagined events
  • Stating an opinion with reasons
  • Informative/explanatory writing
  • Writing a letter
  • Personal narrative
  • Recalling experiences

This list includes a wide variety of topics including fun holidays like Earth Day, World Wish Day, and World Health Day!

These fun topics are great for getting your kids really thinking. You’ll find a weekly pattern for your April writing prompts calendar:

Movement Monday – Get moving before you write!
Ex: Scurry around collecting small items. Writ about how you will use them in your mouse house!

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 – Making thoughtful choices and explaining why.

Friday Favorites – List all your favorites (great for sticking close to a topic) or tell about your favorite things.

April Writing Prompts

Use Writing Prompts to Practice…

• focusing in on a specific topic
• telling a story
• giving instructions
• using transition words
• putting events or instructions in order in a way that makes sense!


April Writing Prompt Printables

Need a quick, no-prep solution for writing prompts? Check out our popular doodle-style journal pages with space to write, draw, and color.

20 printable write & draw pages that coordinate with your 20 April writing prompts! Find them here!

April Writing Prompts

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