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...

Ghost Paragraph Writing Prompt

Ghost Paragraph Writing Prompt

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...

Ghost Sentence Writing Prompt

Ghost Sentence Writing Prompt

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...

Guest Post - Spooky Writing

Guest Post - Spooky Writing

Both kids have surprisingly been enjoying some spooky writing activities lately.  I am not really sure what prompted it, the only thing I can think of was that the spook

Halloween Sensory Poem Seven Lines

Halloween Sensory Poem

The kids will love this seven line Halloween sensory poem! Perfect if you're teaching the children how to write poetry.

Haunted House Paragraph Writing Prompt

Haunted House Paragraph Writing Prompt

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...

Haunted House Sentence Writing Prompt

Haunted House Sentence Writing Prompt

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?

Jack O Lantern Paragraph Writing Prompt

Jack O Lantern Paragraph Writing Prompt

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?

Monster Paragraph Writing Prompt

Monster Paragraph Writing Prompt

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...

Monster Sentence Writing Prompt

Monster Sentence Writing Prompt

The fun monster picture on this writing prompt is bound to inspire the kids to write a couple of descriptive sentences! 

My Story Character Worksheets - Halloween

My Story Character Worksheets - Halloween

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!

My Story Character Worksheets - Monsters

My Story Character Worksheets - Monsters

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!

Potion Paragraph Writing Prompt

Potion Paragraph Writing Prompt

"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!

Potion Sentence Writing Prompt

Potion Sentence 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!

Spooky Scene Story Paper

Spooky Scene Story Paper

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 ...

Spooky Scene Writing Prompt Slideshow

Spooky Scene Writing Prompt Slideshow

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!

Spooky Story Word Cards

Spooky Story Word Cards

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...

Spooky Story Word Mat

Spooky Story Word Mat

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...

Vampire Sentence Writing Prompt

Vampire Sentence 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?

Witch Paragraph Writing Prompt

Witch Paragraph Writing Prompt

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.

Witch Sentence Writing Prompt

Witch Sentence Writing Prompt

Inspire some creative writing with this spooky witch sentence writing prompt. How will the children describe the witch, and can they describe a spell she might cast?

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