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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In almost every preschool classroom is a sensory table. Learn how to make one at home!
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Challenge your child to create a lipogram, or a piece of writing that omits one specific letter. This activity strengthens writing and language skills.
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Your first grader or preschooler will love this arts and crafts activity. Write an "invisible" message in white crayon, then paint over it to reveal the secret!
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If your kid likes to color, you probably know all too well that crayons go quickly. Put those crayon stubs to use by creating colorful ironed wax paper art!
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Pasta makes a good dinner, but it can also be used to teach proper letter formation! In this easy crafts activity, you'll use pasta and glue to form letters.
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Make a color coded "mood meter" with your kindergartener to help her recognize and tell her feelings while building reading and writing skills.
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Once your child has mastered the letters of the alphabet it's time to start building words! Try out this activity that encourages simple word recognition.
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Help your preschooler begin reading and writing the printed word by connecting simple letter recognition exercises with this easy art project: alphabet trees!
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These bean bag games are a fun and inexpensive way to keep your first grader learning! Work on social skills, coordination, math, or even spelling!
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Why spend money on fingerpaint when you can make your own? With this recipe, you can stew up your kid's favorite colors right in your kitchen.
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Forget markers or crayons. For a really unusual art project, close the art supply cabinet, and crack open the pantry! Use rice to make pictures.
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Blend art and science in this hands-on activity that shows your kindergartener how primary colors combine to make secondary colors.
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Boost those first grade reading and writing skills with this sweet Mother's Day poem idea.
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Celebrate the 100th day of school by counting and spelling your way to a "$1.00" word in this 3rd grade math and reading game.
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Here's a fun activity that will help your child learn to cut on a line, practice fine motor control, and create a beautiful garland, too.
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While kids learn when they can see or hear, they learn better when they can touch, too! Get your preschooler's fingers walking the alphabet today!
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Introduce your preschooler to patterns in this arts and craft activity that uses household materials to create and paint scratch prints.
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Try this fun outdoor game to improve your first grader's reading skills. This activity is perfect for summer!
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Create Fairy Tale Dice and inspire your kindergartener to weave fantastic fairy tales and improve his reading and writing skills while he's at it.
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This book-making activity is quick and easy, and it gives emerging readers insight into how a story's illustrations provide context clues.

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