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Jan 6, 2023

7 Preschool Writing Activities That Will Boost Your Child’s Pre-Writing Skills

Mackenzie Lee

If you're looking for some fun and engaging ways to help your child develop their pre-writing skills, you've come to the right place! In this blog post, we will share 7 preschool writing activities that are both fun and educational. These activities will help your child improve their dexterity and fine motor skills, while also helping them learn about the process of writing. So what are you waiting for? Get started today!

Letter Scavenger Hunt: This activity encourages your preschooler to practice emergent writing skills in a fun and interactive way. You can hide letters around the house or outside and have your child search for them. Once they find one, ask them to trace it in the air and then on paper a few times.

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Magna Doodle: Having a magnetic drawing board is an excellent way to practice emergent writing skills. Ask your child to draw a letter or number and then help them trace the same shape onto paper.

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Alphabet Coloring Pages: Print out some alphabet coloring pages for your preschooler to practice emergent writing skills. Ask them to trace over the letters and then color them in after they are done.

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Trace & Write: Print out a few tracing sheets that have different letters and shapes. Ask your child to trace them with a crayon or marker and then ask them to write the letter they traced next to it.

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Word Building: Ask your child to select a few letter cards, and then help them build different words using the letters they chose. Ask them to trace each letter as they form the words.

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Word Puzzles: Cut out a few three-letter word puzzles and have your child trace the letters of each word. Ask them to spell out the words they form and then encourage them to use those same words in a sentence.

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These preschool writing activities are a great way to help your child develop their emergent writing skills and get more comfortable with forming letters. With a little bit of practice, your preschooler will be able to write their own words and sentences and develop their pre writing skills in no time!

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