This list of writing prompts can help bring joy and inspiration to your Christmas writing!
- Write a story about a day in the life of an elf working in Santa’s workshop.
- Invent a new toy that Santa adds to his sleigh for this Christmas.
- Explore the challenges of being Santa’s newest reindeer.
- Write a letter from a child thanking Santa for their favorite gift.
- Imagine a world where Santa has a rival. How does it impact Christmas?
- Describe a magical Christmas Eve where anything is possible.
- Explore the adventures of a child who discovers Santa’s secret.
- Invent a magical creature that helps Santa deliver presents.
- Write about a town where it’s Christmas every day.
- Describe your favorite Christmas tradition and why it’s special.
- Explore the importance of giving back during the holiday season.
- Write about a family that creates their own unique Christmas customs.
- Invent a new holiday tradition for people around the world.
- Explore the history and significance of a specific Christmas decoration (real or imaginary).
- Reflect on the importance of family traditions during the holiday season.
- Write a story about a holiday party that turns into an unexpected adventure.
- Explore the Christmas celebrations in a fictional town or world.
- Write a poem capturing the festive atmosphere of a Christmas market.
- Invent a holiday festival that celebrates the spirit of giving.
- Explore the magic of a snowy Christmas morning.
- Write about a character’s experience with a Christmas miracle.
- Invent a story about a child’s encounter with a magical snowman.
- Describe a Christmas spent in a winter wonderland far from home.
Family and Friends
- Explore the challenges and joys of spending Christmas with extended family.
- Describe the bond between siblings during the holidays.
- Write about a group of friends who come together for a festive adventure.
- Invent a story about reuniting with a childhood friend at Christmas.
Christmas in Different Cultures
- Explore how Christmas is celebrated in a fictional alien civilization.
- Write about a Christmas spent in a tropical paradise.
- Describe a Christmas in a historical setting, like ancient Rome or medieval Europe.
- Invent a holiday celebration for a fantasy world.
- Write a poem about the global unity of Christmas.
- Explore the dreams and aspirations of a character on Christmas Eve.
- Write a story about a child’s wish coming true on Christmas morning.
- Describe a Christmas where people exchange dreams instead of gifts.
- Invent a new Christmas-themed bedtime story.
- Write about a magical journey through dreamland on Christmas night.
- Create a funny Christmas-themed skit or play.
- Write a humorous letter to Santa asking for something unconventional.
- Invent a mischievous Christmas elf causing chaos.
- Describe a Christmas dinner with unexpected guests.
- Write a story about a clumsy character trying to decorate for Christmas.
- Reflect on a Christmas that taught you the true meaning of the holiday.
- Write about the role of gratitude in your Christmas celebrations.
- Describe a Christmas when you received a meaningful, handmade gift.
- Write a personal essay about your favorite Christmas memories.