Children will have fun writing this spring with these May Writing Prompts. This free printable creative writing prompts calendar makes it easy to practice writing with kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students! Simply look at the may journal prompts for the day and start writing! Simply download pdf file with writing prompts for may and you are ready to play and learn!
May Writing Prompts
Summer is just around the corner, you can almost taste it! Kids are getting restless – they are done with school and ready t move on to summer break. Unfortunately, they still have a good month of school left. That is more than 30 calendar days to keep them engaged and excited about learning! YIKES! Help kids have fun practicing forming sentences, using correct grammar, using rich vocabulary, and expressing themselves with these May Writing Prompts. These writing prompt for May are great for the whole family from kindergarteners,grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, and grdae 6 students engaged. Whether you are a parent, teachers, or homeschooler – you will love this convenient free printable calendar to keep kids writing all spring long!
Writing prompts for may
May Writing Ideas
Try hanging it on the fridge, on a bulletin board in your homeschool room, or sending it home with students as homework and extension activities. We love that there is only one thing to print – students can write on loose printable handwriting paper, notebooks, or tell stories out loud for reluctant writers. Just pass the pencils, pens, markers, or crayons and use these creative writing ideas to practice.
May journal prompts
Here are some tips for engaging your children with these writing prompts for kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6 children:
- For younger students allow them to draw a picture to go along with the writing prompt.
- Turn the writing prompts into an opportunity to learn speech by having your child present her story.
- For an added grammar lesson have your child mark verbs, nouns, adjectives, etc. Perhaps you can ask your child to make sure her writing has a certain number of adjectives.
- Have your older children edit their own work.
- For fun, allow children to write a story together or read each other’s when finished and give alternative endings.
- Perhaps you can list vocabulary words or spelling words and challenge your child to use as many possible in her writing.
Do not feel pressure to grade the writing if your child is just learning process. Allow him to express his creativity and free write without worrying about spelling or grammar. Once your child is satisfied with his story you can slowly go over editing it. First ask your child to pick out some things he wants to improve or knows needs to be corrected. It is important to make the editing process a team effort and gentle to encourage your child to continue writing.
Looking for more fun things to do this May? You will love these clever resources and ideas:
- 31 Fabulous May Activities for Kids
- May Writing Prompts – if you prefer to print out ideas with space to write on the page try these handy free worksheets
- 31 Fun May Crafts for Kids
- 100 AMAZING Edible Science Experiments
- Spring Lego Challenge Cards
- 100 Flower Crafts for Kids
- May Activity Calendar with Stories for Kids
- Ready to stock up on books to read this summer? Check out our free book lists
- Free Summer Planning Printable
Spring Crafts for Kids
- Super cute Printable Name Flower Craft
- Simple Windsock Craft for kids
- Bleeding Tissue Paper Rainy Day Crafts for Kids
- EASY ink pad spring crafts for toddlers
- EDIBLE, Peeps Playdough Recipe
- Fun-to-Make and lovely painted flower craft preschool
- Make your own yummy milk Rainbow Toast
- Show off these pretty flower suncatcher craft
- 100 Flower Crafts from A to Z
- Silly Grass Head Craft
- Handprint Spring flower art projects
- Rainbow Hand Art Projects for St Patricks Day
- Looking for more fun color activities for kids don’t miss these 37 Colorful Activities for Kids
- Super clever, bubble wrap rain craft
- Wow! Over 100 Spring Crafts for Kids
- Dandelion flower craft project
- Stunning, Easy Stained Glass Art for Kids
- Kids will go nuts over this painting with cars rainbow project
- Amazing Bubble Painting process art project for kids
Check out these outrageously FUN spring science experiments for kids:
- Beautiful Chromatography Flowers made with science!
- Amazing Food Coloring Flower Experiment Worksheet where you can turn a flower into two seperate colors!
- Have you tried making butter experiment
- Colorful Jelly Bean Experiment exploring difusion and color matching with a simple activity for kids
- You’ve got to try this simple Color Changing Slime
- Simply Rainbow Density Experiment for springtime
- How Big is a Raindrop – try this raindrop experiment to find out!
- Egg Drop Challenge with marshmallows!
- You’ve got to try this Lego Balloon Car
- Make a popsicle stick catapult
- Colorful Polymer Chemistry Experiment
- MUST try capillary action experiment
- Lego DIY Zipline for your backyard
- How to Make a Weather Vane the EASY way
- Pop Rocks Experiment kids will LOVE!
- Spring Jelly Bean Egg One to One Correspondence Activities
- Super cute Carrot Shape Playdough Mats for Spring
- Count the Bunny Number Flashcards
- Practice adding numbers with this free printable Spring Addition Matching Game
- Fruit Loop Rainbow Printables Ten Frame Math Activity
- Practice making shapes with these flower playdough mats
- Spring Flower Counting Games for Preschoolers
- Grab these cute Spring Printables Sudoku Puzzles for kids
- Seed Find the Letter Worksheets
- Frog Alphabet Game Matching Printable
- Kite Beginning Sound Activities printable craft for spring
- Print and GO Spring Scavenger Hunt
- Spring Step by Step Drawings
- Practice reading with this Spring sight word cut and paste reader
- Worm Worksheets Pack
- Spring Telling Time Worksheets
- Digraphy Activity to improve reading and spelling skills with these spring puzzles
- Cute Blubird Soring Blends Activity for first and second graders.
- LOTS of fun PLANTS arts and crafts for preschool and kindergartners
May Writing Challenge
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