Gratitude Writing Prompts

Express your gratitude with one of these writing prompts for the people and things in your life you may otherwise take for granted.

1
What’s the nicest thing someone has done for you within the last two weeks?
2
Look out the window and describe something beautiful about the outside world today.

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3
What makes you feel lucky?
4
Why is your pet a great complement to your family?
5
What item in your house are you most grateful for?
6
Recall a memory when a classmate made you laugh.
7
How do the people in your life make you feel loved?
8
Write a thank-you letter to your favorite teacher.
9
What are five things you’re grateful for this week?
10
Describe your favorite spot in your town or city.
11
What do you do to comfort yourself when you feel sad?
12
Plan an afternoon with someone who has helped you. How will you show them your appreciation?
13
What incredible, fantastic thing can your body do?
14
Come up with three ways someone can express thanks without saying “Thank you.”
15
How do your family or friends make you feel safe?
16
Describe a technology that makes your life easier.
17
What about your hobby or special interest makes you excited?
18
Why are you grateful for your favorite kind of food?
19
What makes you feel connected to your community? This can be a store, event, or group of people. Why?

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