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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Start by writing an acrostic poem, but then get ready for a writing challenge that makes an acrostic trickier to write.
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Have a bookworm on your hands? She'll boost her spelling and problem solving skills with this Oulipo activity re-writing lyrics to beloved Christmas songs!
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This Labor Day, help your child explore various occupations by discussing the tools workers use on a daily basis at their jobs.
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Try this patterned story activity with your kindergartener to help her build up her reading and writing skills using some of her favorite books from preschool.
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A pangram is a sentence that uses all the letters in the English alphabet. In this group game kids might just learn a thing or two about word choice in writing!
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Create this quick and easy craft with your kindergarten child, and then let his imagination float free as he writes about it!
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Get your child writing as she describes the four seasons, then decorates a shape for each to hang in the house!
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Help your child learn the parts of speech! Start with adjectives and have your child describe Santa Claus to someone who has never heard of him.
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Ask your kids to write these one-sentence "Holiday Wishes." Without realizing it, they'll be building third grade Language Arts skills.
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Decorate eggs for Easter without the mess by making an Easter egg collage instead in this preschool arts and crafts activity.
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If you're looking for something to keep your kid busy on a warm day, and give him some writing practice in the process, bring on the mud!
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Help your kindergartener practice letter strokes while experimenting with the painting style of the great artist Mondrian.
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Learning to count can be pretty tough. Have your child play this game with you or a friend and watch her quickly become a master counter.
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Not only will you and your kindergartener create a beautiful photo keepsake, you'll also have the chance to spend time together and relive special memories.
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Here's an idea for an edible Father's Day "note" that also happens to give your second grader practice in using a fancy new tool: the thesaurus.
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In this activity, your kid will cut rectangles, circles and triangles to create a portrait of the jolliest man of them all: Santa Claus!
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Make an "I'm NOT Bored" book filled with your child's favorite activities, to reference the next time she has the urge to declare, "I'm bored."
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Here's a delicious activity that lets your preschooler or pre-kindergartener prepare her own fun and healthy snack using cookie cutters.
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Looking for Father's Day inspiration? Make him a "card" he can wear...and build up your kindergartener's reading skills while you're at it.
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Here's a creative way to build second grade writing skills this Easter.

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