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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Here's how teens can produce an audio guide of an exhibit, field trip, or ballgame, confess their thoughts in an audio diary or record a letter to a friend.
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Help your child learn grammar the fun way with this engaging clothespin game!
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Many kids find themselves especially challenged by writing in third grade. Here's how you can help, using a technique called "storyboarding."
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Bring historical figures alive with this fun family activity! Your child will plan a founding fathers feast by researching historical figures.
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This string a necklace arts activity teaches first grade readers to look for a story's beginning, middle, and end.
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Dream big with a homemade dream journal, a great writing exercise for elementary-age kids.
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Making Dad a comic book is a great gift for Father's Day, and one that helps them work on fine motor skills, storytelling and handwriting.
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What exactly went on in a typical dinosaur family? Travel back to the Mesozoic Era and bring out your kid's creative side with this sequencing activity.
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This activity will have your child learning about dependent and independent clauses, not to mention the punctuation that goes in the middle.
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Making personalized postcards out of meaningful photographs is a fun, rainy day project.
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No matter if it's election day, an important leader's birthday, or any U.S. holiday, this red, white, and blue craft is a great way to show your patriotism.
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Make this spring break a memorable one by creating a "growth" flower with your child, also great for your second grader's writing practice!
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Get your reluctant teen excited about writing: by alternating "found" phrases from a favorite book with his own writing, he'll create a unique, profound poem.
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Octopi aren't the most cute or cuddly creatures, but they deserve love too! Let your child share her love on the legs of a paper octopus.
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Invite your child to craft dream cloud magnets to display her hopes and visions for the future!
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Your fifth grade aspiring poet will be delighted to learn how to write limericks, funny poems that correspond to a simple rhyming structure.
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After the party and presents, there's just one more thing for your child to do: thank you notes!
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This fun game helps to strengthen your kindergartener's speaking skills, by teaching him to answer questions with complete sentences.
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Make a Santa-shaped "wish card" holder for your child...and sneak in some solid practice in reading and writing, too!
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This Mother's Day, help your child practice math measurement skills with this "mom" recipe card.

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