First Grade Writing Activities

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Gratitude Tree
Gratitude Tree
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Gratitude Tree
Research shows that when we focus on things we are grateful for, we literally rewire our brains to focus on the positive. Help kids experience the joy of gratitude by creating trees that give thanks.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Thanksgiving dinner can be filled with fun and memorable interactions between family members. This holiday, why not memorialize some of those details and events with a family poem? You can create a lasting memory in the form of a poem with contributions f
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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String Story Necklaces
String Story Necklaces
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String Story Necklaces
This string a necklace arts activity teaches first grade readers to look for a story's beginning, middle, and end.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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What is a Character Trait?
What is a Character Trait?
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What is a Character Trait?
Who are the people young readers meet in their books? This reading activity will help your first grader build important comprehension skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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How to Make a Homemade Book
How to Make a Homemade Book
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How to Make a Homemade Book
Encourage your first grader to uncover her imagination and storytelling skills by authoring her very own book.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Help your learner develop her fine motor and communication skills with this fun and festive fall activity.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Story with Magnetic Words
Make a Story with Magnetic Words
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Make a Story with Magnetic Words
For Read Across America Day, challenge your first grader to come up with her very own story using magnetic words inspired by "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Seuss.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Thanksgiving Food List
Thanksgiving Food List
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Thanksgiving Food List
The alphabet is a big learning milestone for most kids. Help your child learn alphabetical order by making a food list in this fun Thanksgiving activity.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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How to Set a Table Diagram
How to Set a Table Diagram
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How to Set a Table Diagram
It's always good to have a little help during the holiday. Show your child how to set a table setting and then help him create a placemat map.
1st grade
Social studies
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Summer Summary
Summer Summary
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Summer Summary
Childhood summers are magical, full of splashy fun and relaxing afternoons. Preserving those memories should be special as well.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Stuffed Animal Birth Certificate
Stuffed Animal Birth Certificate
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Stuffed Animal Birth Certificate
Use a beloved toy as a jumping-off point for a fantastic storytelling exercise in this activity that will get the littlest ones thinking about creative writing.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Concrete Poem For Mom
Write a Concrete Poem For Mom
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Write a Concrete Poem For Mom
Boost those first grade reading and writing skills with this sweet Mother's Day poem idea.
1st 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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Design a Diorama!
Design a Diorama!
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Design a Diorama!
Help your child make an imaginative scene come to life by making a diorama. Your child will be practicing three dimensional thinking and language arts skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Paint and Learn
Paint and Learn
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Paint and Learn
By using watercolor paints to practice writing letters, sentences, and math problems, your child will practice first grade skills in his "Sidewalk School."
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Make an ALL ABOUT ME! Book
Make an ALL ABOUT ME! Book
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Make an ALL ABOUT ME! Book
Spark your kids' interest in writing by helping them write a mini-book about their favorite subject: themselves!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Mah Nishtanah
Mah Nishtanah
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Mah Nishtanah
Help your preschooler learn the Four Questions prior to the big night with a homemade book, complete with words and illustrations!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Paper Bag Book
Make a Paper Bag Book
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Make a Paper Bag Book
This project combines arts and crafts with writing, as your child writes a story and publishes it into a book made out of a paper bag!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Codex Book
Codex Book
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Codex Book
Creating a book is one thing, but creating a codex is a whole different ball game.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Story From an Ant's Perspective
Write a Story From an Ant's Perspective
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Write a Story From an Ant's Perspective
Here's a writing activity that helps young learners explore an ant's perspective...and practice writing, too!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Create an Animal Folk Tale
Create an Animal Folk Tale
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Create an Animal Folk Tale
Children tap into their own imaginative storytelling skills by creating and writing a richly embellished folk tale about their favorite member of the animal kingdom.
1st grade
Social studies
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First Grade Writing Activities

First grade is an important time for students to get excited about learning to write. These first grade writing activities make even the most disengaged students excited about writing skills like letter formation, spelling, and even grammar. Writing in first grade sets an educational foundation for elementary school - why not make it easier and fun too?