Every child dreams of standing out from the crowd with a weird, colorful, or exotic pet. Tap into your kids’ wild dreams with these writing prompts about unusual pets.
1. Fuzzy Regulations
You just learned that pet llamas are forbidden within your city limits—outrageous! Write a letter to your city council explaining your opposition to this local law.
2. Reptile Style
With a tail three times his body length, your long-tailed grass lizard has spent months perfecting his talent for lasso tricks. Design a poster to advertise your pet’s amazing Western stunt show!
3. A Fine Feathered Canvas
Wilbur B. Williams, Esquire, hired the country’s premier portrait artist to paint the family pet—a most distinguished flamingo. In just three sentences, reveal how the artist felt when he was first introduced to this bird. Include facial expressions, hand gestures, and dialogue.
4. Arthropod Heartthrobs
Today, Ivy Sherwood will marry a young man who keeps fifteen spiders as his cherished pets. Imagine Ivy’s personality, appearance, and hobbies. Describe her to someone who has never met her before.
5. Sea Life Soliloquy
Write a short, persuasive speech titled, “Why Jellyfish Make Excellent Pets.”
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