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Spring Writing Prompts for Beginning Writers

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: K - 1

Celebrate Spring and encourage creativity with Spring writing worksheets for Kindergarten and first grade.

Need Spring Writing Worksheets for 1st Graders? What about Kindergarten? 

Do you need prompts for writing for primary-grade students? Do you struggle with how to teach sentence and paragraph formation at the primary level? If so, this resource may be the tool you need to guide your students into becoming writing superstars!

Each worksheet included in this resource provides the student with thought-provoking Spring story starters with accompanying visual word banks to reference. Students will form their own stories on the topics and use the writing lines to develop their own quality writing pieces. The resource includes engaging first, and second-grade writing prompts such as:

  • To grow, plants need…
  • If I were the Easter Bunny…
  • When it rains…
  • A butterfly starts life as a…
  • I can help the Earth by…

The resource includes 5 writing prompts for first graders covering different aspects of Spring (Weather, Easter, Life Cycles, Earth Day, and Living Things). Simply print the sheet you need, and you’re off on the journey to amazing writing samples.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

To challenge students needing acceleration, have them extend their writing into a multi-paragraph piece using our Text Planning Template.

For struggling readers and writers, provide sentence frames for students to build their sentences off of. They could also benefit from talking about their writing before beginning and generating additional words or details that they could include.

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the writing prompt worksheet PDF or Google Slides resource file.

Additionally, you could project the worksheet onto a screen, work through one prompt as a class, and have your students write their paragraphs in their notebooks.


This resource was created by Anna Helwig, a teacher in Arizona and a Teach Starter collaborator.

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