Here are 10 Valentines Day 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.
What are some of the sights and sounds that come to mind when you think of
Valentine's Day? What sights and sounds make the holiday different from regular
Imagine that you have to do a big favor for a friend by dressing up in a giant
heart costume for a candy shop on Valentine's Day. How do people who walk by
treat you? What do you get in return for this hearty favor?
What is the best valentine you've ever received and why did you like it so
much? What is the best valentine you've ever given and what made it so special?
Valentine's Day is a holiday about expressing love to the people who are the
most important to you. Who are the people you love the most in the world? Why?
What is the most memorable chocolate you've eaten in your lifetime? How did you
come to receive such an amazing dessert? Describe how it tasted in great
Continue the story. You opened up the
envelope at your desk to count the number of valentines you received. Despite
there only being 20 people in your class, you've counted over 100 valentines in
total! You look up and notice that everybody is smiling in your direction...
Why do you think red and pink are the most common colors on Valentine's Day?
How would you feel if you had to dress up in a bright pink and red outfit all
day on February 14th? Why would you feel that way?
An alien has landed in your classroom on Valentine's Day and you have been
given the task of explaining exactly what the holiday means. How do you explain
this loving day to a little green man? Are there any parts of the holiday that
confuse him? Why?
On Valentine's Day, many couples try their best to be romantic by going out to
dinner and getting expensive gifts. What would you do to be romantic if you
were in a relationship? Why do you think those things would be romantic?
You have been transported 100 years in the future to a digital and futuristic
Valentine's Day! How would the holiday be different in the future? What would
be some of the things you'd miss about the present-day love fest?
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Bryan Cohen is the author of more than 30 books, many of which focus on creative writing and blasting through that pesky writer's block. His books have sold more than 20,000 copies. You can find him on Google+ and Facebook.