Writing Center for the Year Activities Kindergarten First Grade

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Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade teachers, never have to search for writing center activities again! This is the ULTIMATE Kindergarten, 1st Grade, and 2nd grade writing center. With 15 differentiated writing center activities to choose from, you will never need another writing center resource!

⭐️ This is the ULTIMATE resource for creating an independent writing center! Directions for getting started with a Kindergarten writing center, 1st grade writing center, or 2nd grade writing center are included.

Differentiation options are included for most activities!

What is included in the monthly writing centers?

♥Student Direction Cards - Use these posters to introduce each activity and then hang them up in your writing center.

♥Picture Vocabulary Cards - Hang these vocabulary cards on a string with clothespins, place them in a pocket chart, put on a binder ring, or place in a folder or binder.

♥15-16 Writing Center Activities:

  • Labeling
  • Beginning Sounds
  • Writing Words (starts in October)
  • Handwriting
  • Writing Sentences - Trace and Write or Just Write
  • Finish the Sentence
  • Predictable Pattern Books Writing
  • Writing Paper
  • Writing a Book
  • Story Starters
  • Letter Writing
  • Card Creating
  • Sentence Editing
  • Mix and Fix Sentence Unscrambles - trace, glue, write, illustrate
  • List Writing
  • How To Writing

♥Bonus Add On Resources:

  • Alphabet Chart
  • Color Words Chart
  • Real Photo Phonics Reference Cards
  • Letter Formation Cards
  • Writing Center Folder Cover


August writing center themes:

  • Back to school
  • School lunch
  • Colors
  • 2D shapes

September writing center themes:

  • Apples and the apple life cycle
  • Apple products
  • Community helpers
  • Transportation
  • Fairy tails: the little red hen, the three little pigs, goldilocks

October writing center themes:

  • Fire safety and firefighters
  • Pumpkins
  • Bats
  • Spiders and the itsy bitsy spider
  • Fall

BONUS Halloween writing center themes:

  • Halloween
  • Trick or treating

November writing center themes:

  • Feast (Thanksgiving dinner)
  • Family and thankfulness
  • Turkeys
  • Scarecrows
  • Leaves
  • Then and now
  • Football

December writing center themes:

  • Gingerbread cookies
  • The gingerbread man
  • Winter and winter clothes
  • Ice and hockey
  • Reindeer
  • Hot cocoa
  • Christmas

January writing center themes:

  • Snow
  • Forest animals
  • Winter sports
  • Arctic animals
  • Snowmen
  • Pets

February writing center themes:

  • Groundhogs
  • Valentine's Day
  • Post office
  • Dentist and dental health
  • American symbols and voting
  • Baking and baked goods

March writing center themes:

  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Outer space
  • Farm and farm animals
  • Weather
  • Spring
  • Fairy tales
  • Construction

April writing center themes:

  • Baseball
  • Birds
  • Earth day
  • Easter
  • Gardening and the Plant Life Cycle
  • Insects and the Ladybug Life Cycle
  • Pond and the Frog Life Cycle

May writing center themes:

  • Bees
  • Butterflies
  • Fishing
  • Ice Cream
  • Picnic
  • Beach
  • Zoo

June / Summer writing center themes:

  • Camping
  • Cookout
  • Ocean and Ocean Animals
  • Pool Day
  • Lemonade

Questions? Email me at natalielynnkindergarten@gmail.com

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