Summer Writing Prompts for 3rd Grade

Writing is a great way to stimulate the minds of children. Writing can provide them with the opportunity to explore a fictional event, tell a story that has impacted their personal lives or reflect on their own life experiences through journal keeping.  With that being said, many parents and teachers not only see summer writing as an interesting assignment but as a form of self-therapy for kids of all ages.  There are an ample amount of different writing prompts that you can use to keep your children or students interested in the art of writing.  Below are some prompts for 3rd grade kids. Be sure to explore our site to find many more writing ideas for kids of all ages!Summer Writing Prompts for 3rd Grade

Summer Writing Prompts for 3rd Grade

Subjects that are specific to summer can be a great way to get children to reflect on events that they experience during their time out of school.  Whether they want to write about a family vacation that they enjoyed or if they want to make up their own summer event to entice their creativity, the options are endless.  Some interesting summer writing prompts for 3rd grade include:

1. What was your favorite activity that you did during the summer?

2. Where did you go on vacation and was it your first time at the location?

3. Go for a walk with your parents and write about the walk you went on.

4. Do you prefer to play inside or outside during the summertime?  What do you play?

5. If you could receive one present at the end of a year of school, start of summer, what would it be?  Why would you choose that present?

Some Non-Summer Specific Writing Prompts

Children may get tired of writing about the topics of summer, so in this case you can give them creative writing tasks to complete during their time out of school but the topics can vary.  Below is a list of some great writing ideas that are not specific to summer.

1. If you could eat anything in the world for 24 hours, what would you eat?

2. What things do you like the most amount yourself?

3. If you could make up a brand new subject to be taught at school, what would it be?

4. What is your biggest fear?  If you had to face this fear, what would you do?

5. If you had a chance to meet the President, what would you say and/or ask him?

We hope you enjoyed these summer writing prompts for 3rd grade. Until next time, write on…