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12 creative writing prompts for Christmas

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With snow-covered settings and family reunions, winter makes the perfect backdrop for many story writers. Let the merriment of Christmas seep into your tales, or perhaps explore a sinister side to these dark, wintery days.

These Christmas writing ideas fit perfectly with this dynamic season and are sure to add a festive spark to your writing journal .

It’s Christmas Eve and you can’t sleep. You decide to go downstairs for a glass of water. You walk into your living room just in time to find a pair of feet coming down from your chimney and landing in your fireplace.

There are a number of ways you can go with this prompt. While the above image may be a child’s dream, it could also be an adult’s nightmare. A classic start to what is sure to be an intriguing tale.

You are stuck in the world of a Christmas song. You must write a suspenseful story based on the words and concepts.

Love them or hate them, the same Christmas songs resurface each year without fail. Use these festive jingles as writing inspiration for your next Christmas story idea. Pick your favourite (or most hated) and embed it into your own fictional world.

It’s just a few minutes until Christmas Day. You forgot to leave cookies and milk out as an offering for Santa Claus. He’s not going to be happy, and it terrifies you.

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Again, the direction your story takes following this prompt depends largely on your main character. ‘Offering’ suggests something peculiar, but could this just be an innocent, misguided fear? How jolly Santa turns out to be is entirely up to you.

You wake up as Santa Claus on the afternoon of Christmas Eve. The sleigh is set, the presents are wrapped, and the elves are singing around the tree. Rudolph stands over you with his nose glowing bright, and asks if it’s time to take flight.

Take on the role of Santa Claus himself in this next Christmas creative writing idea. Will the day go off without a hitch, or will you encounter some festive mishaps along the way? Play around those other mentioned Christmas characters too, for a rich and varied story.

It’s Christmas Eve on one of the coldest winters of the century. You have 24 hours to think of something to do to get you high enough on the Naughty List to get enough coal to keep your small village warm.

This short Christmas writing prompt has so many layers already, pushing the idea of what it means to be ‘nice’ for Christmas. The harsh wintery scenes will no doubt be a joy to write while thinking up various naughty acts will bring you hours of fun.

You have been invited to a Christmas party by an old friend.

This idea has been purposely left short to allow your creative mind to wander where it wishes. Is your character happy to receive the invitation? Or perhaps the note brings up feelings they would have rather left buried…

You get woken up in the middle of the night on Christmas Eve by a loud voice: “Help! I’m stuck in the chimney!”

A touch of comedy with this next Christmas writing idea. A rescue mission for Santa Claus himself, or will you be forced to help an incompetent festive intruder? A chance to experiment with your humour writing, whatever tone that takes.

One Christmas day, you wake up to find a bunch of mistletoe floating above your head. You feel as though it’s trying to lead you somewhere.

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A Christmas mystery that could lead your character on a tale of love, heartbreak, or something else entirely. Choose to centre your story in the real world, or allow the supernatural element to take you into the fantasy realm.

While everyone else was getting Christmas presents, all you got was a card containing a name and a phone number.

So much for the wish list! This Christmas writing idea is thick with mystery and anticipation and has the freedom to move into a number of genres or styles. The age of your character will greatly affect their response, too.

You’re in a little coastal town pub on Christmas Eve. “What a night,” you say out loud to your drink. A salty old sea captain comes out of the darkness to tell the tale of his Night Before Christmas on the sea…

Coastal writing is always so much fun – throw in a Christmas twist, and you’ve got yourself a truly enjoyable festive tale just waiting to be penned . This dark and stormy writing prompt is the ultimate creative spark.

The Grinch is trying to steal Christmas, but things start to go wrong when he chooses to start with Kevin McCallister’s home.

A shout-out to two of the best Christmas films of all time, and plenty of opportunities to create a Christmas story idea that is already rich in character and contextual detail. The overlapping of these two worlds will be something to wrack your brain around but is sure to be a story your whole family will want to read.

A young child wished that it could be Christmas every day, and now it is – for every single person on Earth.

It’s Groundhog Day, the festive edition, for this final Christmas story writing prompt. How long will it take for society to tire of those ringing sleigh bells? Are there enough Christmas crackers to pull, day after day? And finally (perhaps most importantly), does Santa Claus have enough presents to go around?

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25 Christmas Writing Prompts For Holiday Inspiration

25 Christmas Writing Prompts for holiday inspiration! #fiction #ideas #idea starters #stories #romance

One of my readers requested this post! I was happy to do it, because winter and the holidays bring great inspiration to me. These could be used for fiction, journaling, or just about any other creative writing. And I’m keeping them G-rated in case any teachers want to use them for their students! (And if you are a teacher, check out my 50 Story Ideas for Kids , too!)

But these prompts work just as well for adults. If you’ve had a busy autumn or a tumultuous year, but you have a Christmas break, that’s a great time to get back into a writing habit again. Although these are fiction prompts, some of them could be adapted to autobiographical prompts for essays, journaling, or memoir writing as well.

25 Christmas Writing Prompts for holiday inspiration! #fiction #ideas #idea starters #stories #romance

  • Two people who are secretly romantically interested in one another. They agree to share Christmas dinner together, just as friends, because a family holiday isn’t going to happen and all of their other friends are already busy.
  • Someone doesn’t have anyone to spend Christmas with.
  • A person is on a difficult quest to find or make a particular gift for someone else.
  • A Christmas card arrives in the mail fifty years after it was delivered.
  • The Christmas ornament is supposedly enchanted.
  • Someone has just became fabulously wealthy and is picking out gifts for their family.
  • Someone is transported to a Christmas in a past century.
  • To impress her, he learns all of the words to her favorite Christmas carol. And he doesn’t even like carols. Or Christmas. Or singing.
  • Someone embarrasses herself at a Christmas party.
  • Write a scene inspired by the image of a boat decked out in Christmas lights.
  • Notes and gifts from a “Secret Santa” take a strange turn.
  • After the blizzard hits, they’re stuck together for a while, and they have to stay warm.
  • A single person reacts to getting Christmas cards from married couples with pictures of them with their smiling children.
  • Two strangers wind up participating in a holiday activity together.
  • Someone has been cutting down and stealing trees from the Christmas tree farm.
  • Someone resorts to desperate measures to get home for Christmas.
  • Write about the worst present your character ever got.
  • They’re putting up a Christmas tree at the hospital.
  • Write about someone who’s determined to make amends at Christmas.
  • Write a scene that incorporates the smells of Christmas.
  • Someone receives a gift wrapped in newspaper and duct tape.
  • At the castle, Christmas is very different from what she’s used to.
  • He and his very pregnant wife can’t find a hotel room right before Christmas.
  • Okay, he’s not Santa, but he did have a very good reason for breaking into the house.
  • What’s a reindeer doing in this part of town?

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And if you want more writing prompts…like 450 pages’ worth…check out my book 5,000 Writing Prompts. It’s full of master plots in many genres, creative exercises, and more.

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You’re so welcome, Olivia! Thank you for the great suggestion!

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I’m almost finished with my holiday writing project for this year but I’m going to take this list and use it for something for next year. I think it would be great fun to incorporate three…or six of these into a story, maybe more!

Hi, Anne! Congratulations on being almost done with your holiday project. And I hope there are useful for the next one!

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#4 worked for me well. I took the about a Christmas card arriving 50 years after it was sent and made a 2500 word short story that was printed in TJ Hannon second short story collection Tales With a Twist 2. An emotional tale about an American soldier stationed in Viet Nam, who never made it home. Thanks for the prompt. These things usually don’t work for me, but this one did

Tom, that’s so cool…I’m so glad it worked out for you!

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These Christmas prompts are great fun, Bryn. Thanks. I’m sharing some with my writing class tomorrow. 🙂

Aww, I am flattered! Thank you!

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These Christmas prompts would make a great prompt advent-calendar for a writer friend – next year …

Hi, there! Oh my gosh, a writing prompt advent calendar…that’s an amazing idea. 🙂

Thank you, I once upon a time did that for said friend … But I had to choose small prompts as I glued 24 tiny envelopes with those prompts on a sheet of cardboard. It was received with great joy!

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Thanks for the holiday writing prompts, Bryn. I’ve shared your post on my blog for Write it Wednesday .

Aw, thank you, friend! Thanks for sharing!

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These are so fun! You always have the best prompts.

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Thank you so much for these, Bryn!! They got me into the Christmas spirit (a bit), despite the fact that my 7-month old puppy died yesterday. Speaking of disheartening things, could you please make a list of writing prompts about potentially upsetting/unwanted things? I would especially be very grateful if you could throw in a few fantasy/mythology because that is my genre and I really love your creative prompts!! Merry Christmas, Alyssa

Oh Alyssa! I am so sorry about your puppy! I know how much pets mean, and that’s so sad. I wish I could give you a hug. Take really good care of yourself, okay?

That is a great idea for a list. I’ll do it! Honestly, we’ve had a few upsetting things happen to us recently, so I’ll be inspired. 😀 But yes, I’ll try to remember to include some fantasy ones. Thank you for the suggestion!

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Gosh…these are great and I love your posts..A prompt that may work for someone…. Holiday Tonic For The Soul supplies us with rejuvenated love and tranquil happiness. It is by far the most embraced and fulfilling holiday we celebrate. From the birth of our Savior, to hoping for a white one we create the tonic of our own personal joy….

Merry Christmas, Bryn…

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I love this this is the best thing ever even though I am only 12 I have already worten 191 pages of a book because of these writing prompts I hope I get an A

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On the evening of the 23rd The extended family is gathered and the patriarch and one of the younger children disappear. It is none the things that everyone fears.

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5 stars. this was so helpful. all the other websites with similar title have cheesy and childlike ideas but this page has mystery and funny and pretty story prompts that i will definitely be using. thank you so much

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Hey there! I’m so glad this was helpful 🙂 Happy holidays and happy writing!

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By Rachel Lynette

20 Christmas Writing Prompts

20 writing prompts for the christmas season.

The holiday season is so much fun, but of course you want your students to be engaged in meaningful work, right up till they finally go home for winter break. 

These 20 Christmas writing prompts will keep your students writing – and they will have fun too!

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Here are the prompts!

  • Pretend you are one of Santa’s elves. Write a journal entry about your day.
  • Personification means giving human traits, such as feelings and thoughts, to objects. Personify your Christmas tree. Write a story from the Christmas tree’s point of view.
  • Think about last Christmas. How was your life different then? How is it the same?

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  • Pretend the president has passed a law banning Christmas. Write a letter to convince him that Christmas should not be banned.
  • Create a Top 10 list of your favorite Christmas activities. Your favorite should be #1.
  • Pretend that you can choose one gift that will be given to every child in the world. What gift to you choose? Why?
  • Pretend you have been given a baby reindeer to raise. Write about what you will do to take care of it. What challenges will you have to overcome?
  • Write about the perfect Christmas Day. Include plenty of details.
  • Write about your favorite Christmas book or movie.
  • What does Santa want for Christmas? Make a Christmas list that includes whatever you think he might want. Tell why you think each item should be on the list.

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  • Who would you rather have as a friend: one of Santa’s elves or a snowman that magically came to life? Explain your choice.
  • What do you think Santa’s elves do on their day off? Write a story about an elf that gets into some kind of trouble on his day off.
  • Finish this sentence in 10 different ways: This Christmas I hope…
  • How many Christmas gifts do you think a child your age should get? Why do you think so?
  • Create a new holiday tradition for your family. Write about what you would do and why it would be important.
  • Do you think it is better to be a kid or an adult at Christmastime? Tell why you think so.
  • Write a story about “riding in a one-horse open sleigh.”
  • Pretend that you can get each person in your family any Christmas gift you want–even if it is very expensive or difficult to get. What would you give each person and why?
  • Write about the best Christmas present you have ever received. Why was it so special?
  • You are in charge of planning Christmas dinner. Create a menu for your perfect Christmas meal.

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The best writing prompts for Christmas

"All I Want For Christmas Is You"? Trite. "Jingle Bells"? Boring. Miracle on 34th Street? Overplayed. "Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town"? Pass!

Instead of turning to the same old holiday traditions, why not embrace the Christmas spirit by writing about it this year? From reindeer soaring in the sky to sleighs gliding on the snow, writing prompts are a fun way to celebrate the holiday season that can help invigorate the memories of students and get kids to come up with all sorts of creative ideas about everything holiday-flavored. And sharing the stories around a Christmas tree is one of those family activities that you just can’t beat.

If you’re looking to cut to the festive chase, here are ten top Christmas writing prompts:

  • Every year around Christmas, Satan accidentally gets thousands of letters from children writing to Santa. This year, however, he gets a letter that makes him sit up and take notice.
  • Start your story with one character making a vow they would never have made the year before.
  • The turkey is on the floor. Stuffing is stuck to the ceiling. The tree has been toppled over. The presents have been singed. What happened to cause this chaotic Christmas scene?
  • Write about Christmas Day from Rudolph's perspective.
  • Write about light returning to a place deprived of it for a long time, literally or figuratively.
  • "Excuse me," someone says to you, tapping you on the shoulder. "Are these your antlers? You dropped them."
  • You are Santa Claus, and you're running late for work because you're stuck in the middle of a traffic jam caused by a Justice for Reindeer protest.

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57 Christmas Writing Prompts

Another Christmas has come! This year we are using Christmas writing prompts to countdown the days until Christmas. Not only are our Christmas writing prompts fun, but they will also encourage your child to do a bit of writing each day. I know writing is not the same as getting chocolates each day, but it is more special, especially If your child loves writing. If your child dislikes writing, don’t worry! They will still find each writing prompt fun to read and who knows with a little encouragement they might even write a few words! You could even use these wonderful Christmas pictures for kids to inspire your child to write!

Christmas Writing Prompts Advent Calendar

If you enjoyed this advent calendar, check out our other advent calendars, such as 24 days of Christmas poems and 24 days of Christmas quotes from storybooks ! And our newest 2020 advent calendar for daily December journal prompt ideas .

List Of Christmas Writing Prompts

If you’re having technical issues with our advent calendar above, then here is a list of all the Christmas writing prompts included. We also added a couple of bonus prompts to give you more inspiration this holiday season.

  • You wake up to the sweet sound of a Christmas elf singing. (You might find this cute Christmas elf name generator useful for naming your elves)
  • In a rush, Santa forgot about one special present.
  • Knock knock, open up! There’s a Grinch at your door.
  • Santa’s given up and given his job to you for a whole year.
  • Instead of coal, Santa turns you into a reindeer for being naughty.
  • Oh No! My hand is melting. I’m a snowman!
  • A weird and strange-shaped present was hidden in your garage.
  • Hear the jingle, hear the jangle, Christmas trees dance tonight.
  • A kid with a white beard, what’s happening to me?
  • Anger and frustration at Santa’s workshop, as Christmas elves start quitting their jobs.
  • You receive a knitted jumper for Christmas, but this is no ordinary jumper.
  • Christmas lights show Santa the way, and keep the Grinch away!
  • The secret ingredient to Santa cookies is shaping them like Santa or else…
  • I wake up and instead of snow, I see candy canes everywhere.
  • You bake a gingerbread man and it comes to life!
  • The Grinch steals Santa’s sleigh. How will Santa deliver presents?
  • The Christmas tree thought to itself, “I sure look pretty tonight! But what will happen to me when Christmas is over?”
  • It is the year 2020, and Christmas has been banned all over the world!
  • Santa’s such a cool guy! I wonder what he wants for Christmas? (See this post on how to write a letter to Santa for more inspiration,)
  • The funniest thing happened last night – Santa got stuck in the chimney!
  • All the Christmas elves cheered for Santa as he left, apart from one jealous little elf.
  • Grandma always said this snow globe was magic, so I shook it to see…
  • There once was a cow who wanted to be one of Santa’s reindeer.
  • The star at the top of the tree started glowing and shaking. A big flash and we were gone…
  • Plan the best Christmas dinner party ever. What food will you serve? Think about the decorations and the entertainment.
  • Write a day in the life story of a Christmas elf working in Santa’s workshop, the day before Christmas.
  • What was the best present you ever got for Christmas, and why?
  • What is the true meaning of Christmas? Think about why people celebrate Christmas every year.
  • Write your own Christmas carol (or song) about families coming together at Christmas time.
  • Create your own Christmas cards for each of your friends. Remember to include a lovely message inside!
  • What is the most important thing you do on Christmas day?
  • What would the perfect Christmas day look like to you? Explain this day in great detail.
  • Write down at least three things you love about Christmas. Now write down a list of three things you hate about Christmas.
  • What is your favourite movie to watch during the Christmas holidays, and why?
  • If you could buy Santa Claus one gift, what would it be and why?
  • Make a list of at least ten ways that you can help someone else this Christmas holiday.
  • How did your parents or grandparents celebrate Christmas when they were younger? How is it different from how you celebrate Christmas now?
  • You find a magical snow globe. The first time you shake this snow globe, a Christmas elf appears. The elf grants you one wish. What would you wish for and why?
  • Imagine you are an elf at Santa’s workshop. Santa has given you the special task of designing your own Christmas toy. Draw a picture of this new toy, and provide a description of it.
  • Make a list of your top five favourite Christmas songs.
  • One of your close friends is really sick, and they have to spend Christmas in a hospital. How can you make sure they have the best Christmas ever?
  • Write a story about a Christmas ornament passed down through your family for generations.
  • Write about the worst Christmas ever. This can be a fictional story or based on true events.
  • Make a list of at least five DIY Christmas gifts you can make at home.
  • Write a story about a robin who needs to find the perfect Christmas present for their best friend, the crow.
  • You receive a Christmas present from a secret Santa. You make it your quest to find out who this person is.
  • A horrible villainous character wants to make amends this Christmas. Write about their journey, and if they are successful at making amends.
  • Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer gets stuck in your chimney, and Santa is nowhere to be seen. Continue this story.
  • A Christmas card arrives from the future in your mailbox. It tells you to go to the mall fountain at midnight. Continue this story.
  • Your next-door neighbour is alone on Christmas day. What can you do to help them?
  • Make a list of at least five fun activities you can do on Christmas day.
  • Make a list of your top five Christmas foods.
  • Write a story about a character who is trying to plan the perfect Christmas dinner for their family, but things keep going wrong.
  • Think about how Christmas is celebrated in other cultures and countries. Pick at least three different cultures, and write about Christmas day for each.
  • Design your own gingerbread house. What kind of house would it be? What kind of decorations would you add?
  • How can you help the less fortunate this Christmas? Make a list of at least 10 ways you can help them.
  • Complete this sentence in three different ways: Christmas is all about…

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With the frenzy of Christmas fast approaching, many of us homeschool moms feel the pressure of PERFECTION.  Not only do we feel the urgency of preparing our homes for holiday gatherings and orchestrating meaningful family traditions, but we ALSO have the added duty of on-going lesson planning and school instruction.

But there are some educational things you can do with your children that keep learning happening and make it extra fun, too! These fun creative writing prompts are a great way to do just that!

And to make them even more festive to use, we’ve turned them into a set of simple (but beautiful) journaling pages to make this a Christmas Writing Journal for your children (and maybe even for you, too!)

Christmas Creative Writing Journal

While some moms march with normal homeschool cadence during the Christmas season, I much prefer to allow Christmas with all of its unequaled flurry to be a welcomed diversion from FORMAL instruction. During most of the month of December, we pack the school books away, say goodbye to our well-ordered routine, and welcome REST.

BUT, just because our school has been packed away doesn’t mean that learning has to come to a halt.  On the contrary, there is much to be learned during this singular season.  Our learning just comes in different forms.

While I allow the adventures of Christmas and Christmas traditions to be the bulk of our school time during December, I’m also intentional to provide a few unique learning opportunities…ones which will stretch not only our minds, but also our hearts.

One such pursuit that I hope to introduce this year during our Christmas REST is a Christmas Journal.  I have purchased small, inexpensive journals for each of my children.  On December 1st, I will present these journals to them along with permission to peruse my Christmas stash of gift wrap and scrapbooking supplies.

After they have decorated their journals using my embarrassingly large hoard of crafting supplies, I will encourage them to write one entry in their Christmas journals. These will be safely tucked away each day, perhaps under the Christmas tree, and retrieved each morning for another entry.  I hope these daily writing endeavors will become a much-anticipated part of the season and that my children will appreciate the mental REST that comes from Christmas-schooling.

Although I will welcome my kids to write ANY Christmas-y thoughts in their journals, I think they will also enjoy counting down to Christmas using these suggestions  creative writing topics for the Christmas season.

Below are just a few of the writing prompts that are included! To get all 25 prompts in our set of beautiful journaling pages, click on the blue link, below.

  • Oh no!  You’re late for a friend’s annual Christmas party.  What kept you from getting to the party on time?  Write three silly reasons for being late to your pal’s party.
  • The Wise Men followed a star to find the Christ-child. Write about three different adventures they had along the way.
  • You receive a Christmas card from your favorite person.  Who is it from and what does it say?
  • Today is National Letter Writing Day.  Write a letter to Baby Jesus telling Him why you like celebrating His birthday.
  • Imagine that the snowman you made in the front yard has come to life.  He begins running down your street.  Where is he going and what is he planning to do?
  • Luke chapter 2 tells the story of Christ’s birth.  Read the chapter and then retell the story in your own words.
  • There is a tall, pole-shaped gift under the Christmas tree with your name on it.  You eagerly open it up to find a…
  • Ooops, this morning you accidentally fed the dog a box of Christmas cookies instead of dog food.  It has caused some weird changes in your pet.  What has happened and how will you fix it?

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10 Perfect Writing Prompts For Christmas

It does not matter if you love or loathe the Christmas holidays. Either way, they present wonderful opportunities for writers. We’ve included 10 perfect prompts for Christmas to kick-start your writing.

Think about it. There is so much to use as fodder for a book, including family angst, holiday traditions, and religious rituals. The heightened emotions of the season are perfect for exploring emotions like happiness , anger , loss, love , and jealousy.

Eavesdropping is recommended. And it is a feast for the senses . Writing about the food and the seasons is a gift for storytellers.

Here are 10 Christmas-themed prompts to get you started:

  • Write a story about an outsider who spends Christmas with your family. Describe it through their eyes.
  • Write about an annoying Christmas tradition that your family will not abandon. Why is it so important to them?
  • Describe a Christmas ritual from the viewpoint of a child. Examples: wrapping gifts, carving the turkey, decorating the tree.
  • Write about a character who is spending their first Christmas without a spouse or lover.
  • Write about your favourite Christmas foods.
  • Write about spending Christmas in a different hemisphere. Imagine how different your rituals would be if you celebrated in summer or winter. Think about the colours , smells , tastes , and sounds .
  • Write about Christmas Past, Present, and Future.
  • Write about Christmas Eve from the viewpoint of a pet.
  • Write about a character who is carefully following a family recipe for a Christmas dish.
  • Write a letter to Father Christmas.

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70 fun and exciting Christmas journal writing prompts for your Christmas journal

If you’re here for Christmas journal prompts , keep reading! ‘Tis the season to be jolly. What better way to embrace the holiday spirit than by starting a Christmas journal?

Whether you’re a seasoned writer or just looking for a creative outlet, a Christmas journal can be a delightful way to capture your thoughts, memories, and experiences during the most wonderful time of the year.

We’re going to explore a list of unique journal prompts for Christmas that will ignite your imagination and help you dive deep into the magic of the holiday season.

So grab a cozy blanket, brew a cup of hot cocoa, and let’s get ready to embark on a joyful journey through the pages of your Christmas journal!

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A list of 70 Christmas writing prompts for adults

20 ideas for creative writing about christmas.

  • What does Christmas mean to you, and how has your perception of it evolved over the years?
  • Describe your favorite Christmas memory from your childhood.
  • How do you typically prepare for the holiday season, and what traditions do you follow?
  • Reflect on a time when you experienced the true spirit of giving during Christmas.
  • Write about the most meaningful gift you’ve ever received or given during the holiday season.
  • What role does family play in your Christmas celebrations, and how has this changed over time?
  • Share a special holiday recipe and explain its significance to your family.
  • Describe a Christmas tradition from a different culture that you find intriguing and would like to incorporate into your celebrations.
  • How do you feel about the commercialization of Christmas? Has it impacted your own holiday experience?
  • Write about a Christmas when you felt particularly grateful for the people in your life.

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  • How do you cope with any feelings of stress or overwhelm during the holiday season?
  • Explore the symbolism of Christmas decorations like the Christmas tree, ornaments, and lights.
  • Reflect on a time when you helped someone in need during the holidays and how it made you feel.
  • What role does spirituality or religion play in your Christmas celebrations, if any?
  • Write a letter to your future self about your hopes and expectations for future Christmases.
  • Share your thoughts on the changing nature of Christmas traditions as your family grows and evolves.
  • Reflect on a Christmas when you experienced a sense of wonder and magic. What made it special?
  • Write about a time when you had to spend Christmas away from home or loved ones. How did you cope with it?
  • How do you like to decorate your home for Christmas, and what do these decorations symbolize to you?
  • Explore your personal growth and self-discovery over the past year and how it relates to the holiday season.

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20 ideas for your journal about your Christmas vacation

  • Reflect on the excitement that fills your heart as December arrives, signaling the beginning of your Christmas vacation.
  • Describe the special moments spent with loved ones, creating lasting memories during your Christmas vacation.
  • Share your favorite holiday traditions and how they make your Christmas vacation unique and memorable.
  • Write about the joy of giving and receiving gifts during the holiday season and the feelings of gratitude that arise.
  • Reflect on the delicious meals and treats enjoyed during your Christmas vacation and the memories associated with them.
  • Describe the cozy and festive atmosphere that surrounds you during your Christmas vacation and how it brings you comfort.
  • Write about the beauty of winter landscapes and how they contribute to the magic of your Christmas vacation.
  • Share your thoughts on acts of kindness and generosity that you’ve witnessed or participated in during your Christmas vacation.
  • Reflect on the moments of laughter and joy shared with family and friends and how they make your Christmas vacation special.
  • Describe the holiday decorations and lights that adorn your surroundings during your Christmas vacation and how they create a festive ambiance.

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  • Write about the traditions unique to your family or culture that make your Christmas vacation a truly special time of the year.
  • Share your experiences exploring new places or engaging in fun activities during your Christmas vacation.
  • Reflect on the lessons and insights you’ve gained from the holiday season and how they have impacted your Christmas vacation.
  • Write about the sense of peace and reflection you find during the holiday season and how it influences your Christmas vacation.
  • Describe the music and songs that bring joy and inspiration to your Christmas vacation and the memories they evoke.
  • Share your thoughts on the importance of self-care and relaxation during your Christmas vacation.
  • Reflect on the emotions and sentiments that arise as your Christmas vacation comes to an end and how you cherish the memories made.
  • Write about the ways in which you give back to your community or support charitable causes during your Christmas vacation.
  • Describe the moments of awe and wonder you experienced during your Christmas vacation and how they filled you with gratitude.
  • Reflect on the blessings and abundance that the holiday season brings into your life and how they shape your Christmas vacation.

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10 funny Christmas writing prompts

  • Write a funny poem about the challenges of untangling Christmas lights every year.
  • Describe the hilarious antics of a family pet who mistakenly believes they are Santa Claus.
  • Write a humorous letter to Santa Claus, asking for the most outrageous gift you can think of.
  • Write a funny story about a snowman who dreams of taking a tropical vacation during Christmas.
  • Create a comedic dialogue between two reindeer discussing their thoughts on Santa’s fashion choices.
  • Create a humorous advertisement for an unconventional Christmas gift, such as “The Ultimate Sock Organizer 3000.”
  • Imagine a world where Christmas cookies come to life and write a funny tale of their misadventures in the kitchen.
  • Imagine being a mischievous elf and write a diary entry about the pranks you play on your fellow workshop colleagues.
  • Describe the comical mishaps of a family attempting to set up a Christmas tree that’s just a little too tall for the room.
  • Write a comedic monologue from the perspective of a child trying to explain to Santa why they deserve to be on the nice list.

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20 Christmas gratitude journal prompts

  • Reflect on the cherished memories you’ve created during past Christmas celebrations.
  • Express gratitude for the love and togetherness you experience when celebrating Christmas with your family and friends.
  • Write about the small acts of kindness that you’ve witnessed or received during the Christmas season.
  • Share your appreciation for the festive decorations that bring joy and beauty into your home during the holidays.
  • Discuss the traditions that you and your loved ones have developed to celebrate Christmas and why they are meaningful to you.
  • Write about the warm and cozy feeling you experience on Christmas Eve as you anticipate the magic of Christmas morning.
  • Express gratitude for the delicious meals and treats that you enjoy during Christmas celebrations.
  • Reflect on the joy and excitement you feel when exchanging Christmas gifts with your loved ones.
  • Write about the happiness and gratitude you feel when giving a meaningful gift to someone special in your life.
  • Share your appreciation for the Christmas carols and music that create a festive atmosphere during the holiday season.

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  • Discuss the moments of peace and reflection you find during Christmas, whether it’s attending a midnight church service or enjoying a quiet moment by the Christmas tree.
  • Express gratitude for the laughter and lightheartedness that fill your home on Christmas Day.
  • Write about the sense of wonder and awe you experience when watching loved ones open their Christmas gifts.
  • Reflect on the joy and love that fill your heart when spending quality time with family and friends during the Christmas season.
  • Share your appreciation for the beauty of Christmas lights that illuminate your neighborhood and create a magical ambiance.
  • Discuss the gratitude you feel for the opportunity to create new traditions and memories with each passing Christmas.
  • Write about the gratitude you have for the sense of community and connection that is fostered during Christmas celebrations.
  • Express appreciation for the festive movies and stories that bring warmth and inspiration during the holiday season.
  • Reflect on the blessings and abundance that Christmas brings into your life, both materially and emotionally.
  • Write a heartfelt thank-you letter to someone who has made your Christmas celebrations extra special.

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FAQ: Why should you journal during Christmas?

I can’t emphasize enough how valuable and meaningful it is to document your thoughts and experiences during this magical time of year.

Christmas is a time filled with countless precious moments and cherished traditions. By keeping a Christmas journal, you create a treasure trove of memories that you can revisit in years to come.

From the excitement of decorating the tree to the joy of gathering with loved ones around a festive feast, writing down these special moments allows you to relive them in vivid detail.

Imagine flipping through the pages of your journal years later and being transported back to the laughter, warmth, and love that filled your home during Christmas.

Also, journaling during Christmas can provide a sense of reflection and gratitude .

As you pour your thoughts onto the pages, you have an opportunity to pause and appreciate the blessings in your life.

You can express gratitude for the little things, like the aroma of freshly baked gingerbread or the twinkling lights adorning the neighborhood.

It’s a chance to cultivate a spirit of gratitude and mindfulness . It’s a chance to remind yourself of the beauty that surrounds you during the holiday season.

Additionally, a Christmas journal can serve as a creative outlet for self-expression .

You can delve into your thoughts, hopes, and dreams, capturing the essence of what Christmas means to you personally.

Maybe you have favorite holiday traditions that you want to preserve. Perhaps you want to jot down your dreams for the upcoming year.

Your journal becomes a canvas for your own unique Christmas story. It allows you to infuse it with your personality and perspective.

Also, writing in a Christmas journal can be a therapeutic and calming practice .

During the busy holiday season, it’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of activities and lose sight of what truly matters.

Taking a few moments every day to sit down with your journal and pen in hand allows you to slow down, reflect, and reconnect with yourself.

It’s a chance to find solace amidst the holiday hustle and bustle and to center yourself in the present moment.

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FAQ: How to journal during Christmas?

When it comes to Christmas journaling, there are no hard-and-fast rules. It’s all about finding a style and approach that resonate with you personally.

However, I’m more than happy to share some ideas and suggestions to help you get started on your Christmas journaling journey.

The key is to make it your own and embrace the festive spirit in your own unique way!

Set the scene

Find a cozy and quiet spot where you can immerse yourself in the holiday ambiance.

It could be by the fireplace, under the glow of twinkling Christmas lights , or in a snug corner of your favorite café.

Creating a serene environment will help you focus and truly embrace the magic of the season.

Choose a journal

Choose a journal that speaks to your heart. Whether it’s a beautifully bound notebook or a festive-themed journal, find something that inspires you to pick up your pen and start writing .

Consider personalizing it with Christmas stickers , ribbons, or even a hand-drawn cover to make it truly special.

If you’re looking for some inspiration, I really love Bring On The Merry: 25 Days of Great Joy for Christmas and Our Christmas Story: A Modern Christmas Memory Book .

Daily reflections

Start by jotting down your daily reflections.

Write about the little moments that brought you joy, the acts of kindness you witnessed or participated in, or the sights and sounds that made your heart skip a beat.

Let your journal become a storehouse of gratitude and positivity.

Capture Christmas memories

Use your journal to document memorable experiences and traditions.

Did you have a heartwarming conversation with a loved one? Did you bake delicious gingerbread cookies together?

Write about those heartfelt conversations, the laughter shared, and the magic in the air. Consider adding ticket stubs, photographs, or drawings to bring your memories to life.

Describe the senses

Christmas is a sensory experience, so don’t forget to describe the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and textures that define the season for you.

Paint a vivid picture with your words, evoking the scent of freshly cut pine, the crackle of wrapping paper, the taste of peppermint, and the coziness of a soft, warm scarf.

Reflect on traditions

Write about the Christmas traditions that hold special meaning for you and your loved ones.

Whether it’s hanging stockings by the fireplace, singing carols, or volunteering at a local shelter, explore the significance of these traditions and how they make the season truly magical.

Set intentions

Use your Christmas journal as a space to set intentions for the holiday season and beyond. Write down your aspirations, wishes, and goals for the upcoming year.

It’s a wonderful opportunity to envision the future and reflect on the values and dreams that guide you during this Christmas time.

Embrace creativity

Don’t limit yourself to just words . Let your creativity flow. Doodle, sketch, or add colorful decorations to your journal pages. Include pressed flowers , washi tape , or festive stickers.

Allow your journal to become a visual representation of the joy and creativity that Christmas brings.

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What are your favorite Christmas journaling prompts? Spill the beans!

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Do you have a more relaxed homeschool schedule during December? Or maybe you take the month off from formal school? Whether you keep right on going, slow down your pace, or take a total break from formal homeschooling during December, you’ll love this Christmas Journal with 25 days of creative writing for the Christmas season!

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To find out how to get your journal, click the link below to go to Only Passionate Curiosity. There, you can read more about this resource and get some ideas for how to use it in your homeschool. We hope you and your children enjoy it!

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What a great idea! Thanks for sharing. This will make a nice break for the formal writing curriculum.

What an amazing way to take a snapshot of where our kids are developmentally!! You just gave us our new Christmas tradition 🙂

What a great idea! Think of all the fun ones you could come up with all year. We have one that dose not like to write and I think she would love this! Thank you for a great idea. Hope you have a great thanksgiving and a wonderful Christmas!!

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I love this idea! Thank you for sharing. I think I will implement this in our homeschool this year.

I think this is a fun idea that might just work for us, especially as we are doing a long-term traveling adventure and don’t have any of our traditional Christmas “stuff” or resources with us for decorating, baking, etc. Thanks for the ideas!

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Love this idea! I think this would be great for my girls and I to do together … I’m going to print off the prompts and cut them into strips so they can paste it to the top of the page and then journal about it however they want. If I do it with them, I think they’ll get into it more. So fun! Thanks for the idea!

Ur blog rocks! Thnx for sharing ur thoughts. Would love to hear how “English from the roots up” is working for you. We use it as well and I would love some creative idea sharing to spice it up. We are about half way thru. Any ideas or thoughts to share?

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