12 Halloween Writing Prompts for kids (+ Free Printable)

12 Halloween Writing Prompts for kids (+ Printable)

There’s still a couple of weeks until Halloween, making it the perfect time to starting writing some Halloween stories and poems. We understand that writing horror stories can be difficult, so here are 12 Halloween writing prompts to help you out and even a free printable! So whether you only have 20 mins or 2 hours, these Halloween writing prompts should be perfect for getting those creative juices flowing. The get extra spooky with your story writing, you can even try combining some of these prompts or writing a scary story each day until Halloween!

Halloween Writing Prompts:

Mu hahaha! Prepared to get creative this Halloween with our writing prompts.

  1. You’re a mad scientist. Today in your lad you are creating a new monster. Can you describe this monster? What does it look like? What do they eat? What do they smell like?
  2. Write a spooky story about three ghosts to tell around the campfire. Don’t forget to end on a big finale to scare everyone!
  3. One night, after carving a pumpkin its start speaking to you.
  4. You hear a strange sound from your wardrobe, you open it and see…
  5. A bat flies into your room and says he needs your help.
  6. Describe your perfect haunted house and draw a picture
  7. What is the scariest thing you ever seen? And are you still scared of it?
  8. You find some footprints leading in your house. What do you do?
  9. Your imaginary friend becomes real and starts causing trouble for you.
  10. Write 10 questions to interview a vampire and answer them from the point of view of a vampire
  11. Write a recipe for a witch’s brew.
  12. Write three acrostic poems using the words, Halloween, witch and Frankenstein.

Halloween Writing Prompts Printable

Print out our spooky writing prompts to use offline. Perfect for when the electricity cuts off and all you have is the daylight or candlelight to write. We even included a list of Halloween words to make your stories extra scary!

12 Halloween Writing Prompts for kids Printable

Share your Halloween stories with us!

Got a funny or scary Halloween story you want to share with us? We would love to read them! Comment your stories below or use the #imagineforest on social media to share them. If you loved our 12 Halloween writing prompts for kids, you’ll love our Halloween paper bookmark tutorial!

Marty the wizard is the master of Imagine Forest. When he’s not reading a ton of books or writing some of his own tales, he loves to be surrounded by the magical creatures that live in Imagine Forest. While living in his tree house he has devoted his time to helping children around the world with their writing skills and creativity.
  • Candice

    What fun writing prompts! Oh the fun you can have with Halloween

    • http://www.imagineforest.com/ Marty the Wizard

      Thank you, Candice! Halloween = fun times ☺️