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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Looking for a teacher gift? Here's a way for your preschooler to show off her growing writing skills and create a cute picture frame to show her thanks, too!
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Looking for a unique arts and crafts activity that gives some writing practice? Help your child make her own back-to-school business cards!
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Next time your second grader needs to send a card, consider this goofy writing and craft project.
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Most kids love to play spy. Here's a way to have fun with mysterious codes while mastering an ordinary, necessary skill: first grade spelling.
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Go on a storytelling adventure using your kindergartener√Ęs five favorite picture books.
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It can feel good to hit something when you're mad. The more your child pounds, squeezes, and mashes this dough, the better these play dough cookies will taste!
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Help your child put a new spin on her favorite myth by turning it into a mad lib! Guaranteed to bring the giggles, this fun activity also packs in the learning.
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Looking for an on-the-go game that can be played anywhere, anytime? Put down the hangman and tic-tac-toe. Here's a new one for the whole family!
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Here's an enjoyable at-home activity that gives your child step-by-step practice identifying the important parts of an article and organizing his ideas.
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In this high energy, interactive game, third graders are challenged to race, involving spelling patterns in words.
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Representing the story in a visual way makes it easier for your child to compare the traits of various characters.
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Spark your child's interest in current events by encouraging her to write a letter to the president in this middle to high school activity.
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Reuse the tops of tissue boxes as photo frames for treasured family photos in this fun craft activity.
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Help a child learn to read. By making her own book, your kindergartener can get creative, and practice ten key sight words at the same time.
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Give your first grader reading and writing practice with this fun, practical postcard that will also help with spelling strategies.
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Dads, this activity's for you. Brighten mom's day with a set of kid-designed "mom coupons" that are sure to keep mom happily pampered for weeks.
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Use Martin Luther King, Jr's historical "I Have a Dream Speech" to inspire your child to write down her own dreams.
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What are the rules of your home? Help your fifth grader draft a Family Constitution and even give it an aged look using soaked tea bags.
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Make a story summary folder with your child to keep her mind sharp and to help her develop those critical thinking skills.
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In this activity, create a poem that emerges from the collaboration of parent and teen in the activity of observing, discussing, reading, and writing.

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