FREE Digital and Printable Writing Prompts for May

These writing prompts are fantastic to stimulate free writing for your students for the month of May. Have your students select from 30 engaging and motivating writing prompts. The May writing prompts also connect to the spring theme.  If you are using the Google classroom, have your students select one a day for a free write.

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30 May Writing Prompts Include: 
 How would you like to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? 
 Describe how your school year has gone so far. 
 What is your favorite way to celebrate Mother's Day or Teacher Appreciation Week? 
 Write a letter to a baby animal, giving them advice on life in the wild. 
 Would you rather was May or would you rather it was August? Why? 
 Describe your life as a flower, tree or plant, begin with the seed. 
 Write a story about a talking bird who has a special message.  What is your favorite outdoor game to play in May? 
 If you could travel anywhere, where would it be and why? 
 Explain to a Martian, how to make your favorite sandwich. 
 Write about a time when you helped care for a pet or an animal.
 What do you like to do on a warm May afternoon? 
 If you could create a nature-inspired artwork, what would you draw or paint? 
 Describe your favorite springtime snack. 
 Write a letter to a plant, asking about its growth and care. 
 Write a poem about the month of May. 
 If you could be a guardian of a natural wonder, where would it be, and how would you protect it? 
 Would you rather be a bird or would you rather be a frog? Explain 
 Invent a new holiday for May and write all about it. 
 What is your favorite way to celebrate Memorial Day? 
 Write a poem about the beauty of the outdoors in May. 
 The sun works all the time and wants to quit. What would happen if the sun quit? 
 If you could have a conversation with a talking animal, what advice would you seek? 
 What is the best part of May for you? 
 Write a letter to a friendly fairy or elf who helps nature. 
 Describe your perfect day in a beautiful park. 
 What is your favorite game to play with your friends outdoors in May? 
 Write about a time when you shared a special moment with a friend in nature. 
 Describe how your class could improve on the 3Rs. 
 Describe your favorite book or story or movie.

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