Writing Activities for 1st Graders

Writing activities for 1st grade classrooms make teaching (and learning) new concepts so much easier for young students. 

The easy-to-use activities cover a wide range of topics that are part of the 1st-grade curriculum.

Some of the writing activities include:

  • Daily edits
  • List writing
  • Writing crafts
  • Journal writing prompts
  • Opinion writing practice
  • Holiday and seasonal-themed activities
  • Would you rather? and so much more
These fun printable activities are sure to be a hit with your 1st graders!
Fall Writing activity with Directed Drawing for 1st graders | Lucky Learning with Molly Lynch

The Value of Using Fun Activities to Teach Writing

While writing can feel daunting for many 1st graders, using fun activities can make it easier for them! Turning reading and writing into a game or craft can make them feel more comfortable and confident with new concepts.

Plus, using printable activities will save you a lot of time as a teacher. With these worksheets just print them out and you’re basically ready to go!

The longer I’ve been a teacher the more I’ve tried to rely on tools (like activities) that can save me time and effort so I can focus on other important tasks each day.

These writing worksheets can even be laminated (in some cases) to help reduce the amount of paper needed.

Your 1st graders will surely love these writing activities and mine almost always are asking for more to try out, can’t beat it!

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