12 Free Printable Halloween Writing Prompts

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The kids are going to love these fun free printable Halloween writing prompts this year. They will be begging for more!

These educational Halloween activities for kids are perfect for both elementary and middle school-aged children in October.

Halloween printable writing prompts for kids are a fantastic way to spark their creativity and imagination during the spooky season.

With a variety of themes such as haunted houses, trick-or-treating adventures, and mystical creatures, these prompts provide an opportunity for young writers to explore their storytelling skills while getting into the Halloween spirit.

They offer a fun and engaging activity that encourages children to express themselves through written words.

free printable Halloween writing prompts

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Writing Prompts for Halloween

There are 12 free printable writing prompts all with Halloween-themed images on them, plus 2 blank sheets of paper if they can’t stop writing!

These Halloween creative writing prompts are free to print but are for personal or classroom use only. Scroll to the bottom of the page to get the pdf file.

You don’t need to print out the free writing prompts if you don’t want to, these are the 12 we have included:

  • Trick or Treating should be banned for kids over 10 years old, discuss.
  • I don’t think candy should be given on Halloween, discuss.
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  • If I gave you $500 would you sleep in a graveyard? Discuss
  • I am scared of…
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  • My favorite Halloween memory is…
  • What is your favorite holiday tradition and why?
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  • Do you like scary movies? If so why, or why not?
  • My best friend is a ghost
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  • Which is better candy cane or candy corn?
  • My house is haunted
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  • What is your favorite Halloween costume and why?
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You can even encourage the kids to write poetry with our free Halloween acrostic poem templates.

Why not also have some fun with this Mad Libs Trick or Treat book, the hours we can spend laughing at what the other person has written.

You are also going to enjoy our favorite Halloween books for middle schoolers.

Encourage the kids to write with our free Halloween thank you cards!

Free educational Halloween printables

Prepare for a ghoulishly good time in your classroom this October with our free educational Halloween printables.

These spook-tacular resources are designed to engage students in fun and learning simultaneously, making the Halloween season an exciting educational adventure.

From word searches to scattergories, and coloring pages to printable cards and bookmarks. These activities promise to keep students enchanted with learning throughout the spooky season.

Check out all of our free printable Halloween word games!

Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Download the free Halloween Journal Prompts

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Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Last Updated on 4 January 2024 by Clare

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