Winter Writing Prompts #3

Here are 10 winter writing prompts you can use to ring in the season with your classroom or your own personal journal. If you enjoyed these prompts, buy the entire collection of 1,000 Writing Prompts for Seasons on Amazon.

641. How did ice get so cold in the first place? Create a mythical origin story to explain how and why the ice became the way it is.

642. Create a story using the following words: frozen, Zamboni, hot chocolate and championship.

643. Write a conversation between two marshmallows floating at the top of a frothy hot cocoa. What do they have to talk about and why?

644. Write a poem about a lonely snowflake wafting through the air without any of its snowflake friends. How did it get separated from the rest of the snow and why?

645. Imagine that you were building your own snow amusement park. Write four or five slogans or catch phrases that you could use to advertise your park online or on TV.

646. Describe the perfect winter video game or app. What would you do during the game, what would you do to win, what would be the most fun part about it, and why?

647. Create a song about a snow plow operator battling the elements during the biggest blizzard in a decade. Will he succeed in his or her attempt to clear the streets? Why or why not?

648. Describe the plot of a made-up movie during the winter. What kinds of characters are in the film? What genre is it? Would the movie be a big hit? Why or why not?

649. Write a letter, e-mail, or long text message to a relative to explain what you've done so far this winter. Explain everything in great detail. Would you leave anything out? Why or why not?

650. A strange occurrence has left you holding a message from your future self, a decade into the future during the winter. How is your winter in the future different from your current winter and why? How will you and your family have changed?

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