Elementary Writing Activities

40+ Activities for Grades 1-6

These creative writing activities for elementary students have been designed to spark a love for writing in young learners. Whether you’re a parent looking for a fun way to incorporate daily writing at home, a teacher looking for creative writing exercises, or a homeschooler thinking of a new writing task for your next English language arts lesson, we’ve got you covered!

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Writing styles covered

Aimed at children aged 6 to 12, our fun writing activities for elementary students are the perfect way to ease the learning process of improving their writing skills, communication, and self-expression. Writing styles covered include:

These activities also help to unlock children’s imaginations by providing a creative entry point to writing rather than being given a blank piece of paper and a pen. There are over 40 activities to choose from, and you’re free to mix and match as you wish!

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