You don't need to be scared of writing if you use our paragraph writing prompts to help you! This one is all about a spooky ghost, so it's perfect for Halloween...
Halloween Creative Writing
Most children love exercising their creative writing muscles when it comes to Halloween! There's something about the spookiness of the celebrations that appeals. It is a wonderful excuse to brainstorm some really interesting spooky words with the help of our word mat and cards, build up a Halloween character or two with our story character worksheets, and inspire a story with our poster / whiteboard photo collection! And if you scroll down and follow the links at the bottom of this page you will find Halloween vocabulary for younger children, Halloween story paper for writing the finished stories, and Halloween story starters for those kids who still want a prompt to get started...
Halloween is a great time of year for sparking the imagination, and the children can write a couple of sentences about a spooky ghost using our Ghost Sentence Writing Prompt to encourage them...
Shelly and her kids enjoy some writing activities with a spooky twist in this guest post. Perfect for Halloween but fun anytime of the year!
The kids will love this seven line Halloween sensory poem! Perfect if you're teaching the children how to write poetry.
There are so many interesting and exciting noises, smells, sights, textures and feelings to capture at Halloween! This printable will provide a guide for children to get started on a Halloween sensory poem.
Halloween is the perfect time of year to inspire the kids to write some poetry, and our Halloween Sensory Poem Similes worksheets are a great way to get them started.
A haunted house is the perfect setting for a creative story, and we've started the kids off with a useful prompt at the beginning of each paragraph...
Here's a perfect creative writing worksheet for Halloween! Can the kids use our prompts to help them write a couple of sentences about the haunted house in the picture?
Here's a fun writing prompt page to get the kids putting pen to paper at Halloween. Can the children describe the Jack-o'-Lantern on the worksheet, then describe a design that they would like to carve?
This Jack-o'-Lantern Sentence Writing Prompt page is ideal for helping younger kids to write a couple of Halloween-themed sentences.
The kids will enjoy using their imaginations to write a couple of sentences about this silly monster! The prompts at the start of each paragraph should start them off...
The fun monster picture on this writing prompt is bound to inspire the kids to write a couple of descriptive sentences!
Developing a character for a story can be daunting, but these fun character worksheets will help start the kids off. This set is full of spooky Halloween characters - 8 in total, including witches, cats and ghosts!
Why not write a story about monsters? We have just the printable to help! Kids can plan out the characteristics of their monsters before they start their story writing using either our blank or guided worksheets. There are 9 rather lovable monsters in each pack!
"Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn, and cauldron bubble!" Shakespeare himself wrote about witches and potions, and now the kids can have their own turn writing about potions with our fun writing prompt!
Here's a fun writing prompt that's perfect for Halloween. Write a sentence describing the potion, then write another describing what might happen if you drink it - could be scary!
There are 10 "spooky scenes" in this set of story paper pages, which tie in with our spooky scene posters, slideshow and worksheets. At the back of the pack you will find an add-on sheet which can be used to make the stories as long as the kids keep going ...
Watch this spooky scene pdf slideshow with the kids on your computer screen or whiteboard and ask them to brainstorm words, feeling and ideas. A fun way to spark the imagination and inspire some creative writing!
We've made our Spooky Story Word Cards with creepy-looking fonts, so they're perfect for Halloween displays. There are 25 cards in this set so you should find all the spooky words that you need! They're also perfect for vocabulary work...
This Spooky Story Word Mat is packed full of spook and scary words to help inspire the kids to write a spine-chilling story! Perfect for Halloween...
What do you enjoy most about trick or treating? Write a paragraph about it, and another paragraph describing the delicious looking candy!
Even the most reluctant writers will enjoy writing about trick or treating on this fun Halloween-themed worksheet.
Spark off some creative writing at Halloween or any time of year with this fun Vampire paragraph writing prompt.
Our writing prompts are a great way to fire the imagination! Can the children write two sentences about the vampire, one describing him and the other describing where he might live?
There have been many spooky stories written about witches, and now the children can write their own paragraphs about a witch and a spell she has cast with the help of this prompting worksheet.