Winter picture writing prompts

Kindle sparks of imagination with winter picture writing prompts about frozen waterfalls, snowbound sheep, and a mysterious lighthouse.
Frosty, fanciful, and far-fetched tales delight the child in each of us this time of year. Let your kids create their own seasonal stories with these winter picture writing prompts!

1. Frozen in Our Tracks

Four sheep were enjoying a stroll through the meadow until a dark figure blocked their path. What does the  stranger say? Can he be trusted? Will the sheep help him find the one thing he is looking for?

Sheep in Snow

2. A Chilly Cavern

You and a friend have stumbled across a mysterious cave. The path inside has led to you to a frozen waterfall and a strange, rainbow-colored lake. Who lives here, and why have they allowed you to discover their world?

Frozen Waterfall

3. Brightly Shining

Every year on New Year’s Eve, a light shines from the frozen lighthouse. Write a story about this mystery using at least four of these words: abandoned, waves, compass, flag, staircase, captain, pickaxe, dog.

Frozen Lighthouse

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Kindle sparks of imagination with winter picture writing prompts about frozen waterfalls, snowbound sheep, and a mysterious lighthouse.

Photos: Matt Belton, Jedimentat44, and wsilver, courtesy of Creative Commons

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