Informational Writing Hands-on Activities

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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.
2nd grade
Science
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Discover the Colors of Fall
Discover the Colors of Fall
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Discover the Colors of Fall
This activity will inspire adults and kids alike to take time to explore the beauty in their community and discover the colors of fall while developing their descriptive and creative writing skills! 
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Take Action Like Greta
Take Action Like Greta
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Take Action Like Greta
This activity is a great way to engage learners in Earth Day celebrations while cultivating skills around nonfiction comprehension and research writing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Your Own Passport
Make Your Own Passport
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Make Your Own Passport
Get your little traveler ready for a âround-the-world adventure! Kids will get a geography lesson, writing practice and a great appreciation for traveling.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Create a Family How-to Guide
Create a Family How-to Guide
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Create a Family How-to Guide
Help your third grader practice his writing skills and learn to operate household appliances like the washing machine or DVR with this Family How-to guide!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Career Book!
Make a Career Book!
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Make a Career Book!
Celebrate Labor Day with this fun activity. Show your child how to make a "career book" and explore the many jobs that people have, while practicing writing.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Backyard Field Guide
Backyard Field Guide
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Backyard Field Guide
Combine your child's natural curiosity with his developing classification and writing skills by helping him create a backyard field guide.
2nd grade
Science
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Mother's Day Cookbook
Mother's Day Cookbook
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Mother's Day Cookbook
Design a special recipe book just for mom. Kid-made and packed with recipes for some of mom's favorite dishes, it's sure to be a hit on Mother's Day.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Your Own Seed Packets
Make Your Own Seed Packets
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Make Your Own Seed Packets
Create homemade seed packets with your kids. This activity combines your kids' love of science and the outdoors with a little writing and drawing fun.
Kindergarten
Science
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Write a Pet Sitter Guide
Write a Pet Sitter Guide
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Write a Pet Sitter Guide
Give your third grader's reading and writing skills a stretch: have her create a Care Manual for your pet the next time your family goes away.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Gourmet S'mores
Gourmet S'mores
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Gourmet S'mores
Boost creativity and writing skills by having your child come up with his own Gourmet S'mores recipe!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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What's a Zipper? A Writing Game
What's a Zipper? A Writing Game
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What's a Zipper? A Writing Game
This reading comprehension activity teaches children reading in reverse: how would you teach an alien to use a zipper?
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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When I Grow Up I Want To Be...
When I Grow Up I Want To Be...
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When I Grow Up I Want To Be...
Make a poster with your child about what she wants to be when she grows up, while helping her practice her writing, researching, and artistic skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Create a Recipe to Practice Writing
Create a Recipe to Practice Writing
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Create a Recipe to Practice Writing
With this activity, your third grader will get experience with informational writing, and your Thanksgiving guests will leave with a keepsake to cherish!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Family "Thankful Box"
Make a Family "Thankful Box"
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Make a Family "Thankful Box"
This holiday season, help your third grader celebrate gifts--so often both cost-free and priceless--that the family has shared this year.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Special Broadcast: Happy Dad's Day!
Special Broadcast: Happy Dad's Day!
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Special Broadcast: Happy Dad's Day!
Let your third grader newscaster practice presentation skills with this video "card" to celebrate Dad this Father's Day!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Going Green Plan
Write a Going Green Plan
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Write a Going Green Plan
Here's an authentic writing task that is perfect for Earth Day, or any day! In this activity, your child's pen becomes an instrument of planetary importance.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Portrait of a Soldier
Portrait of a Soldier
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Portrait of a Soldier
Help your child learn more about the military by having him create a portrait of a soldier and write a short summary about why that soldier is important.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Pet ID
Pet ID
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Pet ID
People have identification cards, why not pets? Make an ID card for your family pet, a fun activity that also gives your child some writing practice.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a City Guide For Kids!
Make a City Guide For Kids!
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Make a City Guide For Kids!
Does your child know all the greatest kid-friendly places in town? Here's an activity that lets them create a cool city guide and work their writing chops, too!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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