Writing Activities

These writing activities can help your child with her writing skills. Some of these writing activities are designed for kids as young as preschool, while other activities are ideal for fifth graders. For preschoolers, there are activites like alphabet tiles and lace the abc's. For kids a little bit older, printable writing games include concepts such as prefixes, suffixes, and grammar. For the even older kids, there are writing activities that focus on creative writing and journaling. All of the games and activities have a fun twist, which helps make learning to write enjoyable!

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Parts of speech can be a difficult and dreary concept for many kids, but you can quickly turn that feeling around with this fun game.
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Here's a thought-provoking activity to make new vocabulary words "stick" in the mind of your young learner.
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Ask a child if he wants to practice his alphabet and you'll likely get snubbed. But ask if he'd like to play letter detective? You might hook yourself a fish.
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Design a special recipe book just for mom. Kid-made and packed with recipes for some of mom's favorite dishes, it's sure to be a hit on Mother's Day.
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Your preschooler will have a great time painting on a foil background to create a stunning, shiny work of art!
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Remember the classic card game, Go Fish? Here's a fun twist on it that will help your kid learn her the different parts of speech in a fun way!
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Looking for a way to make vocab practice a little more engaging? This easy twist on the classic game is a great way to build your child's vocabulary.
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Take some of the spirit of musical chairs and incorporate it into an indoor obstacle course that will fine tune your child's motor skills!
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Students usually study for spelling tests by looking over the words and spelling them out loud. Here's a spelling game that gets the whole family involved!
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Collect 26 rocks and paint each one with a letter of the alphabet for your very own alphabet rock collection.
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Here's a fun game that you can play at home to get your child thinking about prefixes and suffixes.
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This silly game is a fun way to introduce and reinforce sight words--by fishing for them!
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Compound words get easier if kids can spot two smaller words that they already know inside. Add some fun to the process with this card game!
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Many of the world's most important historical documents were written with quill pens. Have your kid make his own quill pen and put his penmanship to the test!
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This hands-on family activity gives your child practice creating compound sentences, while teaching him skills that will help him become a better writer!
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This version of the carnival game where you try to toss chips into a cup, to win a fabulous prize, gives kids a boost in early writing and reading.
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With nothing more than a flat open space and some lively kids, you can reinforce key concepts of punctuation while having lots of healthy laughs.
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This beaded wind chime is fun to make and it gets kids experimenting with patterns, a key kindergarten math skill.
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Help your child understand that letters, put in a certain order, make words. In this fun activity she'll get to make her own puzzle, and practice letters, too!
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Help your kindergartener develop her fine motor and communication skills with this fun and festive fall activity.

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