130+ Reflective & unique daily Writing Prompts

Recently updated on December 11th, 2023 at 01:15 pm

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Best Writing Prompts:

1.What would you like to change about yourself?
2.What will you do with your life if there is a guarantee of success?
3.What are the things you should let go of in your life?
4.Describe a moment that made you feel happy.
5.What do you do when you feel challenged?

The daily writing prompts here can be used to reflect on your day and also inspire creative writing.

It can even be extended to be used as short story ideas and also be used as journal prompts for children.

Enjoy the daily writing prompts:

Daily writing prompts for students

  1. What was the most interesting thing you learned today?
  2. Describe one good thing that happened to you today.
  3. Write about a challenge you faced today and how you dealt with it.
  4. What made you laugh or smile today?
  5. Reflect on a conversation you had today that was meaningful.
  6. What’s something new you tried today, and how did it go?
  7. Describe a moment today when you felt proud of yourself.
  8. Did you help someone today? How did it make you feel?
  9. What was the most surprising thing about your day?
  10. Write about a new idea or perspective you encountered today.
  11. Reflect on a moment today when you felt grateful.
  12. Describe a book, article, or story that captured your attention today.
  13. What’s something you did today that you’d like to do more often?
  14. How did you express creativity today?
  15. What was the most challenging part of your day, and why?
  16. Describe a moment today when you learned something about yourself.
  17. Write about a goal you worked towards today.
  18. How did you relax or unwind today?
  19. What was the best conversation you had today and why?
  20. Reflect on a decision you made today and its impact.
  21. What’s something you saw or read today that inspired you?
  22. Describe how you practiced a skill or hobby today.
  23. Write about a moment today that made you think differently.
  24. How did you contribute to your community or family today?
  25. What’s something you’re looking forward to tomorrow?
  26. Reflect on a moment of peace or calm you experienced today.
  27. Did anything happen today that made you curious to learn more?
  28. Write about how you overcame a small obstacle today.
  29. What did you do today to take care of yourself?
  30. Describe something beautiful or interesting you noticed today.

Daily writing prompts for adults:

  1. What are you grateful for today?
  2. What do you like most about your day?
  3. What/who made you smile today?
  4. Did something make you think hard today?
  5. How would you like to change your day?
  6. Could you have done something different to make this day better?
  7. Who were you happy to see today?
  8. Did you read something nice today?
  9. Did you watch something that made you smile today?
  10. 3 things you like most about today?
  11. What are the new things you tried today?
  12. Did you do anything to challenge yourself today?
  13. Did you do anything today to nurture your soul?
  14. How many steps did you take today?
  15. Did you ask for help from anyone today?
  16. List 2 kinds of things you did today?
  17. Did anything make you sad today?
  18. Did you read anything that made you feel upset today?
  19. Is there anything inspirational that pops on your social media feed today?
  20. What kind of detox activities did you do today?
  21. Name your favorite music today?

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  22. Traceback what you did today and reflect on the little moments that brought happiness to you.
  23. Name a person you are happy to see today. Why is this person important to you?
  24. Write down the goals you manage to complete today?
  25. Write down one thing you achieved today.
  26. Which areas of your life do you feel need improvement? (For example, health, social, career or relationship)
  27.  Talk about a time you helped someone today
  28. Did you help a stranger today?
  29. What are the things that went well today?
  30. What have I done to take care of myself today?
  31. How did I show kindness today?
  32. What did I do to fulfill my passion today?
  33. Did I do anything to make someone elses life easier today?
  34. List 3 things that brings me joy
  35. List 3 things I am thankful for.
  36. What is 1 habit I need to stop doing?
  37. What is 1 new habit I should start doing?
  38. What do I look forward to tomorrow?
  39. Who inspired me today?
  40. Who brought some positive energy into my day?
  41. Did I do anything nice for myself today?
  42. What are the things that are going well in my life right now?
  43. Did you learn any tough lesson today?
  44. Write about your morning routine. What makes the morning good for you? What do you do to feel motivated in the morning.
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Daily writing prompts for kids:

  1. Write about your strengths.
  2. Write about your fears.
  3. Write about things that make you happy.
  4. Do you like to daydream? What do you normally dream about?
  5. What do you like most about your family?
  6. If you can change something about your home, what would it be?
  7. Is there anything about yourself that you would like to change?
  8. Write about the things you can see in front of you right now.daily writing prompts beginners
  9. Describe the people living in your home.
  10. Describe what your neighborhood looks like.
  11. Write about your favorite childhood memories.
  12. Write about the place you grew up

Fiction daily writing prompts for kids

  1. Write about having a dragon living right next door.
  2. Write about a unicorn that showed up in your dream.
  3. Write about food that is being sold by 3d machines.
  4. Write about being trapped in a train and there is no exist. There are 100 people stuck in this train

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  5. Write something from someone else’s perspective. For example, the story of Cinderella is written from the perspective of the 2 step sisters.
  6. Write a story about a rumor you heard.
  7. Come up with your own character and write about that character. Look for a cool name for that character and what makes their personality unique.
  8. Open a dictionary randomly and write a story about the word you first see.
  9. Write about a character that got no sleep. What did the character do and what happened at the end.
  10. Write about a moment you felt out of place.
  11. If you can reinvent yourself, how would you be like?
  12. Write a story from the perspective of a ghost. What do you think they feel like? What do they think about? How do they feel being feared all the time

Daily writing prompts for fun :

Complete the sentences below.

  1. “I remember the first time I…”
  2. “I admit to…..”
  3. ” I remember…..”
  4. “I found out that….”
  5. “I will always….”
  6. “I discovered…..”
  7. “I remember…….”
  8. “It’s always important to…….”
  9. ” I imagined that…..”
  10. “Nobody thought that I ……..”
  11. “I was shocked…….”
  12. “Today is a good day…….”
  13. “I took all…..”
  14. ” I did not know…….”
  15. “A mistake I…..”
  16. “I can see……”
  17. “I love the smell……”
  18. “I ate….”
  19. “If only…..”
  20. “Now that I…….”
  21. “I guess……”
  22. “I understand that……”
  23. “A trip that…..”
  24. “I’m feeling……”
  25. ” The weather is….”
  26. ” I love……”
  27. “My best friend……”
  28. ” I am not good at…..yet”
  29. “Mirror, mirror on the wall…….”
  30. “I should have….”
  31. “I must have….”
  32. I listened….”
  33. “I was told……”
  34. ” I was inspired when……”

Creative daily writing prompts:

  1. Describe your perfect day, from morning to night.
  2. Write a letter to your future self in five years.
  3. Imagine a world where everyone has a superpower. What’s yours?
  4. Describe your most cherished childhood memory.
  5. Create a story about a mysterious object you found.
  6. Write about a moment you felt completely at peace.
  7. Describe your dream vacation destination and what you would do there.
  8. Invent a conversation between two historical figures.
  9. Write about your favorite hobby and why it’s important to you.
  10. Imagine discovering a secret room in your house. What’s inside?
  11. Create a character who is your complete opposite.
  12. Describe a moment when you overcame a fear.
  13. Write a poem about the changing seasons.
  14. Imagine you can travel through time. Where do you go first?
  15. Describe an encounter with a stranger that impacted you.
  16. Write about a tradition in your family or community.
  17. Create a story set in a city you’ve never visited.
  18. Imagine living in your favorite book or movie. What happens?
  19. Write about a piece of advice you wish you had followed.
  20. Describe a small joy that makes your day better.
  21. Create a dialogue between you and a fictional character.
  22. Write about a talent you wish you had.
  23. Describe the best meal you’ve ever had.
  24. Imagine you’re an astronaut exploring a new planet. What do you find?
  25. Write about a time you helped someone.
  26. Create a story based on the last dream you remember.
  27. Imagine a day where everything goes wrong. How do you handle it?
  28. Describe your ideal home and its surroundings.
  29. Write a letter to someone who has inspired you.
  30. Create a character based on a combination of two people you know.
  31. Sum up your day in 3 words
  32. How are you feeling today from a scale of 1 to 10 ( 1 being bad and 10 extremely good)?
  33. How has your social media feed impacted your mood today?
  34. Did you post anything that would uplift someone else’s life today?
  35. Write about your favorite quote.
  36. Which movie inspires you the most.
  37. Write about a book you recently read.
  38. Write about how you think social media is disconnecting the world.
  39. Did you achieve everything you set to do today?
  40. If you are to write a book what will you write about?
  41. Write about some of your happy memories with friends or family.

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Parven founded Kids N Clicks after obtaining her MSc in Corporate Governance from the London School of Economics. She worked as a business studies and digital marketing lecturer. Internet Matters recognizes her profound knowledge of online safety, dubbing her an Internet safety expert. At Kids N Clicks, Parven keeps abreast of the newest apps. Drawing from her teaching background, she fervently promotes screen-free activities for students and encourages introspective thinking through journaling, games and writing prompts.

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