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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Kindergarteners are expected to master the alphabet. Get your child outside and exercising with this fun, move and shake alphabet game.
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Foster your high schooler's passion for her favorite topic and bolster reading and writing skills by helping her create this self-published zine!
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The everyday American scenes painted by Edward Hopper provide a great opportunity for your middle schooler to narrate and engage in storytelling.
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Make a phonics paper egg to help your child build up his reading and writing skills.
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Help your child practice her presentation skills by helping her create her very own show called "The Daily News."
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Celebrate Labor Day with this fun activity. Show your child how to make a "career book" and explore the many jobs that people have, while practicing writing.
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Those second grade spelling lists may be getting serious, but that's no reason to stop having fun. Here's a high-energy hopscotch game to try.
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Honor the spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by interviewing someone in your community who lived it.
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As Mother's Day approaches, everyone's grateful! Let your third grader assemble this special book with words from the whole family.
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In this writing activity, let your child reflect on the past and practice his writing skills and word usage as he creates an "I Used to, Now I" poem.
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Give your third grader's reading and writing skills a stretch: have her create a Care Manual for your pet the next time your family goes away.
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Help your kindergartener's handwriting, hand strength and coordination by making a "stress ball" from this homemade, nontoxic "silly squeezy putty."
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Is your fifth grader trying overnight camp this summer? If so, prepare your child for writing a letter home with this activity!
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"CUPS" is a useful tool when helping your student edit a writing piece. Plus, it's an activity you can do together!
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Give your emerging writer a better feel for terminal punctuation with this activity that will have her mix up punctuation marks in a favorite childhood book.
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Help your kindergartener develop his sequencing skills in this activity that teaches him about a story's beginning, middle, and end.
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Build your child's vocabulary and get his body moving at the same time with this fun dance map activity!
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This turkey hand activity will help your child practice patterns and number recognition, key concepts that she'll encounter throughout her academic career.
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Celebrate April showers with a springtime arts and crafts activity: make sparkly, shiny raindrops with your kid.
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Unleash your child's imagination by inviting her to create a tall tale set in her own hometown.

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