Halloween Writing Prompts

Activity for ages 6 to 8.

Halloween is almost here so it’s the perfect time to add a few Halloween-themed story prompts to our writing centers.

Scroll below to snag the five different Halloween story prompts and then make sure to hop over and snag some Fall Writing Paper for even more seasonal fun!

Getting Ready

Prep was super easy – my favorite!

I printed off the writing prompts on some colorful paper.

Then I made copies of the writing checklist and cut them out using my paper cutter.

Viola! All done.

5 Halloween Writing Prompts

Since there were five different prompts, I let the kids choose which one they would like to complete first:

  • When I got home from school yesterday there was a magical cat sitting on my bed…
  • How to Make a Magic Brew
  • My favorite kind of candy is…
  • Halloween Acrostic Poem
  • And a picture story prompt

Then it was time to engage their imagination and creativity.

Each child wrote their story and then we used their writing checklist to make sure they had covered the writing reminders: use punctuation, check spelling, look up unfamiliar words and re-read the story to make sure it makes sense.

After they finished writing and editing, students took some time coloring the top.

We worked our way through each of the five writing prompts throughout the week.

Grab Your Download

Ready to get writing?

Scroll below and click the blue download button to grab your writing freebies and then makes sure to hop over and snag our First Grade Pumpkin Pack for even more fall fun!

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  1. Colleen

    Thank you for these writing prompts!! They will be a wonderful asset to my writing station!

    • Ashley

      So glad you like them!
      I hope your students enjoy!
      Ashley // Happiness Ambassador


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