Composition Activities

Composition activities get your child to write better stories! These engaging composition activities include storytelling activities, adjective builders, poetry exercises, and group writing games. Each of these composition activities engages your child's imagination as he gets practice writing short stories, personal narratives, and even instruction manuals. These composition activities are great for aspiring writers, and they make great keepsakes for parents and children who will enjoy looking back at the written stories. Have fun with writing with these composition activities.

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Looking for a fun group activity for kids? Offering writing practice, grammar review, and plenty of hands-on creativity, wacky word art is the way to go.
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Incorporate a lesson about metaphors into a writing and drawing project featuring one of the most classically recognizable of holiday icons: Rudolph!
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See how to write a love song simply in this kid-focused tutorial. Learn how to write a love song for Valentine's Day and beyond.
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Childhood summers are magical, full of splashy fun and relaxing afternoons. Preserving those memories should be special as well.
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As your middle schooler writes a version of "The Gift of the Magi," he will practice creative writing as he reflects on image, sacrifice, love, and family.
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Labor Day is the perfect time to celebrate our postal workers. Have your kid write a thank you note to your local post office to show his appreciation.
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Encourage your child to take in the tastes, smells, sights, sounds and textures of the year's spookiest holiday with a sensory poem!
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This Labor Day, encourage your child to start thinking about jobs she'd like to learn more about and might consider for her future career.
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Give your third grader a head start in language arts by teaching her an alliteration lesson with this Santa Claus-themed writing project.
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Encourage your fourth grader to develop her critical thinking and critical writing skills with this Critics' Choice movie booklet for your family.
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Boost creativity with this simple activity where kids make up biographies of people they find in old magazines.
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Make a deal with your teen: You'll buy her that new album on iTunes if she listens to it all the way through...and then writes a thoughtful review on it.
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Practice reading and writing by helping your first grader create a family recipe book!
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Have your kid create his own service ribbons and then write a fictional story about someone in the military who was awarded the service ribbons.
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By using watercolor paints to practice writing letters, sentences, and math problems, your child will practice first grade skills in his "Sidewalk School."
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Helping your child write his own "Thanksgiving Proclamation" can help him grasp the spirit of the day, and develop more of an attitude of gratitude.
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Help your child learn more about the military by having him create a portrait of a soldier and write a short summary about why that soldier is important.
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Your child can transform an everyday sight into a persuasive writing exercise by starting with the "product" she knows best: her family!
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Help your fourth grader affirm her place in the family and in the march of recent history with this family album project.
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Romantic idioms are colorful and sometimes confusing phrases about love. Make a book of romantic idioms with this activity.

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