Spring into Creativity: 50+ Best April Writing Prompts

Recently updated on December 9th, 2023 at 09:55 am

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Want to keep your writing skills sharp over April? Then, look no further than this list of April writing prompts. These creative writing prompts will inspire you to pick up a pen and paper and lay all your thoughts bare. Not only will this improve your skill as a writer. It will also keep your mind uncluttered. 

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Fun April writing prompts

A good variety of prompts here will inspire you to write, even when you are not really in the mood. You may think you have little to say, but these prompts will draw out thoughts and feelings you didn’t even know you had. 

  1. In your opinion, what are the best things about April?
  2. What do you like, and what do you hate about April?
  3. Reflect on how you plan to help the environment on Earth Day. 
  4. Write a short story that is set throughout April.
  5. What is a great way to spend your time over Easter? 
  6. Write about why April is a great time to reflect on your yearly goals. 
  7. Do you think April Fool’s Day has lost its appeal? Why? 
  8. What do you think is the most appealing aspect of the Easter Bunny? Why? 
  9. Write an acrostic poem about what you love and don’t love about April. 
  10. Are you looking forward to spring break? Why? 
  11. Which of your family members do you associate with April and why?
  12. Is spring a new beginning for you? Why? 
  13. Spring fevers can be annoying. What are your best homemade spring fever remedies? 
  14. In your opinion, which activity is best suited to morning work? 
  15. What would you do if you could be the Easter Bunny for a day?
  16. If someone posited that April should be the year’s first month, what would be your reaction and why?
  17. In April, do you like to stay indoors or outdoors? Why?
  18. What changes have you personally experienced between last April and this April?
  19. What is your favorite movie set in springtime? What do you love about it?
  20. National Sibling Day is in April. How has your sibling helped you develop as a person?

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Daily April writing prompts

These daily writing prompts are the perfect way to work on your writing throughout April. You can spend less time on each one every day. A half-hour should result in a fruitful and productive exercise. They are suitable for young writers as well as old writers. 

  1. What’s a fun way to keep your mind sharp throughout the month of April?
  2. As April is National Poetry Month, write a haiku about spring. 
  3. Write about the numerous benefits of spring cleaning. 
  4. Will you be participating in Arbor Day? Why? 
  5. What activities do you do when you need to get your creative juices flowing? 
  6. Rainy days in spring are said to have a special quality. Write about what this is. 
  7. What did you do last month to prepare for this month? 
  8. There’s something in the spring air that ignites a creative spark. Write a poem about April. 
  9. Write a letter to your cell phone telling it what you love and don’t love about it. 
  10. Do you have a good sense of humor? Write down a few of your best April fool’s jokes. 
  11. In April, how do you plan to prepare for the rest of the year? 
  12. Have you ever danced in April showers? What was the experience like? 
  13. Should April be shorter or longer? Why? 
  14. What good habits do you think everyone should develop? How would they help?
  15. Astronomy week occurs only in April. Which is your favorite planet and why?
  16. Leonardo Da Vinci was born in April. Which of his contributions to mankind do you think is the most important and why?
  17. April is National Humor Month. Who is your favorite comedian and why?
  18. As National Wildlife Week occurs in April, which wildlife creatures are you most passionate about protecting and why?
  19. Have April showers ever seriously changed your plans? What happened?
  20. Have you ever had an April Fool’s Day prank go wrong? What happened? 
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April writing prompts for kids

Student writing needs to be consistent if it is to be maintained at a great level. As such, these prompt ideas are suitable for the fulfillment of the needs of your students. Not only will they keep them writing, they will keep them thinking as well. 

  1. Write about the best April Fool’s Joke you can think of. 
  2. What magical creatures do you associate with spring?
  3. What does the perfect spring day look like for you?
  4. If you could pick a theme for April, what would it be and why? 
  5. What is the first thing you plan to do when April is over? 
  6. Do you have a favorite book set in spring? What is it about? 
  7. In your personal opinion, is April Fool’s Day good or bad?
  8. On National Student-Athlete Day, write about your favorite student athlete in your school and why you like them. 
  9. Write a little bit about the best spring of your life. 
  10. Have your feelings about spring changed as you have changed grade levels? Why? 
  11. What personal important events are you looking forward to in April?
  12. Would you like to spend spring on the North Pole one day? Why? 
  13. April is Keep America Beautiful month. How are you contributing to the cause? 
  14. Write a short story, set in spring, about your school librarians going on an adventure. 
  15. What is your favorite sport to watch in April? Why? 
  16. For National Honesty Day, write about a time when you lied and really regretted it. 
  17. There’s a lot about May flowers that people love. What do you personally love about them? 
  18. If your parents asked you to plan a spring picnic, how would it go? 
  19. Say you were asked to rename the month of April, what names would you choose and why? 

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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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