Christmas Writing Prompts #5 Here are 10 Christmas writing prompts you can use to ring in the holiday with your classroom or your own personal journal. If you enjoyed these prompts, buy the entire collection of 1,000 Writing Prompts for Holidays on Amazon.
Imagine that you have been given the task to decorate the X-Mas tree
exactly how you want. What ornaments, lights, and other decorations will you
use? What would your family or friends think about your decorative style?
What is your opinion on the tradition of mistletoe and kissing? Do you think
it's unfair, strange, fun, or something else entirely? Why?
Describe the most beautifully wrapped present you've ever seen. Detail every
aspect of the outside of it, along with its weight and what you think is
Several hundred years ago, X-Mas as it's celebrated today didn't exist.
Santa was even thought to have a flying horse instead of reindeer. What do you
think changed the holiday into what it is today? Why?
Create a conversation between two neighboring houses that are covered in lights
on X-Mas Eve. How do the lights make them feel and are they excited about
the upcoming holiday?
One of the big traditions of X-Mas is the creation of a nativity scene.
Describe the most memorable nativity scene you can think of. Why do you think
that depiction in particular was the one that stuck with you?
The X-Mas season is one of the biggest shopping periods of the entire year.
Imagine that you won a contest to go on a X-Mas shopping spree. What would
you buy and why?
Imagine that three wise men knocked on your door and stayed with your family to
eat dinner. What would the wise men and your family talk about? Where would
these three brilliant wanderers be off to and why?
Create a X-Mas song that details how you and your family celebrate
Christmas. The song can be funny or serious and go to any tune you can think
You have been hired by one of the biggest greeting company in the world to come
up with some funny X-Mas card ideas. What are some of your ideas? Why do
you think they're hilarious?
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