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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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 Father's Day, give dad something he'll really appreciate: a book about him, written by his favorite author...his son or daughter!
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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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In celebration of Earth Day, help your fifth grader write a poem from the Earth to its inhabitants.
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Give your child a chance to review his knowledge of safety and show off his writing skills at the same time by writing a safety manual to share at home.
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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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Even the most reluctant beginning writers love to experiment with the "cliffhanger."
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Here's an activity that takes fourth grade reading and writing skills beyond the classroom to offer a warm welcome to a new neighbor.
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This President's Day, meet four of our country's most important heroes with this Mount Rushmore writing activity.
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This three-part debate book is designed to hold two conflicting points of view on an issue that concerns you, along with possible solutions.
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This 4th of July, end the battle for independence in your house, and show your child just how much freedom she can enjoy.
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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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Turn a real-life hero into a folklore hero. Your child can write a tall tale that makes a Davy Crockett or John Henry out of someone he personally knows.
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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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I see fun in your future! Your child will love making homemade Popsicles and being the creator of jokes or fortunes to write himself on the Popsicle sticks.

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