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Journaling Prompts For Halloween

Halloween is such a fun visual holiday that can make for amazing written journaling or mixed media junk journaling! Whether you have kids or are dressing up as an adult, or have amazing decorations, here are some fun journal writing prompts for Halloween!

Halloween Journal Prompts for Written Journal and Mixed Media

Halloween Themes

  • Haunted house
  • Tomb or crypt
  • Graveyard
  • Funny or cute monsters
  • Monster mash
  • Witches coven
  • Dracula's or Frankenstein's castle
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • It
  • Edgar Allen Poe (raven, nevermore)
  • Full moon
  • Spells

Halloween Colors For Mixed Media & Journaling

Here are the “traditional” Halloween colors:

  • Orange
  • Black
  • White

Here are some “modern” Halloween colors:

  • Purple
  • Lime green
  • Red
Fun book of the stages of moon.

Halloween Writing Journal Prompts

Phases of the moon

Your favorite Halloween costume of all time

Your favorite scary book or character

Your favorite Halloween memory of childhood

Scariest movie you ever watched

Thoughts of family members who have passed over

How you decorated your house this year

How you feel about curses, black cats or broken mirrors

How you feel in a cemetery

Write about a time you almost died

How many trick or treaters came to your home

Your favorite candy as a kid

Creepiest superstitions

What were you most scared of as a child

Your costumes over the years

Who came to your Halloween party this year?

What you carved your pumpkins as

Halloween Images

Here are some traditional halloween images:

  • Ghosts
  • Pumpkins
  • Jack o' lantern
  • Spooky trees
  • Mummy
  • Devil
  • Witches
  • Candy or candy corn
  • Skeleton
  • Dracula
  • Monsters
  • Bats
  • Gravestones
  • Spiderwebs

Unique halloween images:

  • Ravens
  • Stacks of books
  • Old fashioned bottles
  • Mirrors
  • Venus flytrap plant
  • Day of the dead (colorful skeleton faces)
  • Sugar skull

Halloween Journal Prompts Wrapup

There you have it, all my best tips and ideas for how to have some fun journaling this Halloween season!

I have to say, this is my favorite journaling holiday, since I tend toward the macabre anyways! I have a whole “black and red” journal that I am working on that I love finding spooky bits and pieces to use.

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