elementary writing activities

Library writing activities with kids

Library writing activities with kids

If your kids are starting to drag their feet with writing assignments, head to the library for some kid-friendly writing activities!

Writing for an audience

Writing for an audience

Writing for an audience adds purpose and meaning to writing. Kids will love these fun suggestions!

Book report sandwich

Book report sandwich

Each “sandwich ingredient” helps kids summarize and describe plot, characters, and setting.

Creative writing center | Homeschool writing activities

Creative writing center | Homeschool writing activities

Do you have a creative writing center in your home? Don't let the name fool you: these centers are both flexible and portable---whether you have a dedicated school room or you homeschool all over the house! A homeschool creative writing center lets kids practice...

Make an ABC book

Make an ABC book

Do your older children have a hard time thinking of what to give a younger sibling for a birthday or Christmas gift? Why not encourage them to create a scrapbook-style (or digital) alphabet book for a fun writing project with a real purpose? Make an ABC Book...

Make a story pocket

Publish Your Child's Stories  ONE OF the most encouraging and rewarding experiences for a young author is to see her work published. As a second and third grader, I remember how much I loved to find my own little stories and poems published in our school's newsletter....

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