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24 Easter Writing Prompts

Easter Writing Prompts

Easter’s almost here, which means it’s time to grab your pens and notebooks (or laptops, or phones, whatever works for you) because we’ve got a basketful of Easter writing prompts to get your creative juices flowing!

These prompts are perfect for anyone who loves to write, no matter if you’re a pro or just starting out.

We’ve got funny stories about bunnies and egg hunts, deeper thoughts about new beginnings and hope, and everything in between.

So pick a prompt, grab your favorite Easter candy (research purposes, of course!), and get ready to write something awesome!

Easter Writing Prompts

  1. Easter Morning Reflection: Start your day by contemplating the meaning of Easter and how it impacts your life. Look at the holiday from different perspectives, such as religious, cultural, or a simple celebration of spring. Write down your thoughts and emotions in a journal. What does Easter mean to you personally?

  2. An Easter Memory: Reflect on your past Easters. Choose one specific Easter memory that stands out and write about it in detail. How old were you? Who was there with you? What made it special? Why has this memory stayed with you?

  3. Easter Menu Planning: Imagine you are hosting an Easter lunch or dinner for your family and friends. Consider dietary restrictions, spring season ingredients, and traditional dishes. Plan a detailed menu and describe the reasoning behind each dish. What does your ideal Easter meal look like?

  4. The Spirit of Giving: Easter, like many holidays, is a time of giving. Consider a time when you did something for others during Easter. It can be anything from making baskets for a children’s home to volunteering at a community event. Write about the experience and how it influenced your perspective on the holiday. How can we promote the spirit of giving during Easter?

  5. Easter Traditions: Write about an Easter tradition that is unique to your family or community. Detail how the tradition started, how it has evolved over the years, and why it is important to you. What is the significance of this tradition?

  6. A Letter to the Easter Bunny: If you could write a letter to the Easter Bunny, what would you say? This could be a thank you note, a list of questions, or simply a creative exercise. Write that letter. What would you communicate to the Easter Bunny?

  7. Spring Renewal: Easter is often associated with renewal and new beginnings as it takes place in Spring. Write about an aspect of your life or a habit you’d like to renew or change. Describe your plan to achieve this renewal and the expected outcome. What renewal can Easter inspire in your life?

  8. Easter vs. Other Holidays: Compare and contrast Easter with another holiday of your choosing. Consider traditions, the significance of the holiday, and how they are celebrated. Write an essay detailing your comparisons. How is Easter similar to or different from this other holiday?

  9. Crafting an Easter Story: Using your creativity, craft a short story set during Easter. The main character could be a person, an Easter Bunny, or even an Easter egg. Use elements of suspense, humor, or mystery to engage your readers. What exciting narrative can you spin around the theme of Easter?

  10. Easter Across the Globe: Research how Easter is celebrated in different countries and cultures. Choose one country that interests you and write a detailed account of their traditions and festivities. How does this country’s Easter celebrations differ from your own?

  11. The Easter Bunny Origin Story: The Easter Bunny is a famous symbol of the holiday, but where did it come from? Research the origins of the Easter Bunny and write a summarized explanation. What are the roots of the Easter Bunny tradition?

  12. Designing an Easter Event: Imagine you’re in charge of planning your city’s annual Easter event. It could be a parade, an egg hunt, or a fair. Describe the event’s theme, attractions, and why it would be a hit with residents. What would make your Easter event unique and engaging?

  13. Easter Poetry: Craft a poem that encapsulates the essence of Easter. You can focus on aspects like renewal, hope, family traditions, or even the beauty of spring. What emotions or images does Easter evoke that can be captured in poetry?

  14. Interview with an Easter Egg Painter: Write a fictional interview with a renowned Easter egg painter. In this interview, ask about their inspiration, their most memorable works, and the significance of Easter in their art. What might an Easter egg painter share about their unique art form?

  15. The Value of Family During Easter: Write a reflective piece about the role of family during Easter celebrations. How does your family come together for this holiday, and what rituals do you observe? If you don’t celebrate Easter, you can reflect on a different holiday. How does the concept of family tie into your Easter experience?

  16. The Lost Easter Egg: Imagine discovering a forgotten Easter egg a year after an egg hunt. Describe the egg, where you found it, and speculate on why it might have been missed. What story can this lost Easter egg tell? What narrative can you build around a forgotten Easter egg?

  17. Reimagining Easter Celebrations: Suppose you were tasked with creating a new tradition or way of celebrating Easter. What would it be and why? Describe the elements of this new tradition, how it’s celebrated, and the symbolism behind it. How would you modernize or revitalize Easter celebrations?

  18. Easter from a Pet’s Perspective: Write a story about Easter from the point of view of a family pet. How would they perceive the colorful eggs, the special meals, and the overall excitement? What would Easter look like through a pet’s eyes?

  19. A Historical Easter: Imagine experiencing Easter in a different time period. It could be during the Victorian era, the middle ages, or even the future. Describe the celebrations, traditions, and the atmosphere during this time. How would Easter be different in this historical or future setting?

  20. The Ultimate Easter Egg Hunt: Plan out the most elaborate Easter egg hunt ever. Where would it be held? What kinds of challenges or clues would you create? What would be the grand prize? What makes your Easter egg hunt the ultimate one?

  21. Easter and Nature: Reflect on the relationship between Easter and the natural world, especially considering that Easter occurs during spring in many parts of the world. What are the connections between the holiday and the themes of rebirth and renewal in nature? How does nature enhance or mirror the themes of Easter?

  22. A Day in the Life of the Easter Bunny: Imagine a day in the life of the Easter Bunny in the lead-up to Easter. What preparations does he have to make? How does he plan his routes? Does he have any adventures along the way? What would the Easter Bunny’s job entail?

  23. Easter on a Budget: Consider how one could celebrate Easter meaningfully while on a strict budget. What cost-effective activities or traditions could be included? How would you create an enjoyable Easter experience without spending a lot? How can you celebrate Easter meaningfully without excessive costs?

  24. Easter in Fiction: Write a scene for a novel where the characters are celebrating Easter. This could be a cozy family gathering, a community event, or even a plot twist during an Easter egg hunt. How can you incorporate the Easter holiday into a compelling fictional narrative?