Do you need a new creative writing activity for your students?
Motivate your students to think and write creatively with these robot writing prompts for kids.
Robot Creative Writing Prompts
The robot writing prompt cards include these twelve imagination-boosting writing prompts:
- A giant evil robot has captured your city. How will you save the day?
- Design a robot. What materials will you use to make it? What special things can it do? When you are finished writing a paragraph about your robot, draw it and label the drawing.
- When you visit the zoo, you notice the animals are acting strange. When you look closely, you notice they aren’t animals at all—they are robots! How did this happen? What will you do?
- Your dad buys a new car, but it isn’t just a car. The car can walk and talk! Write about your dad’s new robot car.
- Your new neighbor is a bit strange. You think he might be a robot. Your suspicions are correct, and he isn’t just a robot—he is a robot spy! Write about your neighbor’s behaviors and how you discovered his secrets.
- One day you wake up and your arms are metal. The next day you notice buttons on your neck. What happens over the next week? Are you slowly turning into a robot?
- Your community is having a robot building contest. Write about your experience building a robot for the contest.
- Who would benefit from the use of robots? Santa? The President of the United States? Think of one person who could benefit from the use of robots and write about how the person will use them.
- Quick! The robots want to get on a ship to another planet. The problem is there are too many of them, and they all want to go. What will you do?
- You have to design a robot for a contest, but all you have available is what you find in a dumpster. What did you find? How will you put it together to build a robot?
- You are hiking in the woods, and you see a robot by a tree. It has no power, and it looks broken. What is wrong with it, and how will you fix it?
- Make a list of five things you would do if you were a robot.
How to Use the Robot Writing Prompts
You can use these robot writing prompt cards with a variety of ages.
- Print the prompt cards and cut out the cards.
- Laminate the cards for durability. If desired, hole punch the cards and add them to a metal ring.
- Consider reading a robot themed book (or books) to your student.
- Let your student choose a card. (If you are homeschooling, you could add a bit of mystery by putting the cards in a jar and letting your student draw a card.)
- If your student has a hard time writing, ask questions and dialogue ideas together before your student begins.
- Decide if you want to give your student a guideline (This needs to be at least four sentences.) If you do, be clear about your expectation.
Inspire Creative Writing with These Robot Books
To give your students extra inspiration for their responses to the robot writing prompts, try reading some of these picture books before writing time.
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