I have always loved teaching writing to my students! It’s a skill I know they will use for their entire life and it’s so important to help develop good writing skills at an early age. That’s why I created this list of the best writing teaching tools for little learners.
Teaching writing can be so much fun with these games and materials. Use them to spark creativity and in your writing centers for your students to practice their writing skills. Here are the best writing teaching tools for your little learners. To see all of our favorite BEST TEACHING TOOLS post, click here.
Best Writing Teaching Tools for Little Learners
This magnetic writing board, the VTech Write and Learn Creative Center has an added bonus of interactive games and guides to help children learn to write letters!
The Boogie Board is a compact LCD writing board that allows children to create and then erase at the touch of a button! Great for car trips.
Great for boosting sequencing and writing skills, Sequence & Write Story Tiles are a great addition to your kindergartener’s learning toy collection.
Another toy that is small enough to take when traveling, Melissa & Doug On the Go Scratch Art: ABC & 123 Writing Pad has pages of letters and numbers that children can trace.
The Capital Letters Dry Erase Book from Mead offers structured writing practice similar to what your child would do in school. A great tool to have at home when extra practice is needed, or to help your child get ahead.
Get them a marker board just like they use in class! Crayola Dry Erase Go Anywhere Washable Marker Board set is small for little hands and has endless possibilities as a learning tool. Use it to practice writing letters, numbers, words, or sentences.
Kids will love practicing their writing skills with Kidsthrill Doodle Magnetic Drawing Board! It comes with three shaped magnets for added fun when drawing too.
Colored pencils make writing extra fun! These Crayola 8ct Write Start Colored Pencils are shaped for to be easy to hold correctly and have thick lead so they won’t break for early writers who may press too hard.
Pop some Mini Pencil Grips in your child’s stocking this holiday! These help improve pencil grip and set the stage for a lifetime of comfortable writing.
Check out this Printing Workbook for grades K – 2. Kids can practice their penmanship with upper and lower case letters with the full color activity pages.
Kids will have fun practicing their writing skills with Playskool ABC Learn To Letter Pad and it’s included letter and number charts. Lined paper helps children create their letters properly.
This box of 26 activity cards will keep kids occupied with learning play for hours! Key Education Pre-Printing Practice box is a great value, as each card can be reused multiple time.
Using Edu-Toys Magnetic Writing Board is a different way to practice letter writing. Kids use the included stylus to bring metal beads to the surface of the board. Fun for all ages!
A make your own journal kit for preschool and kindergarten students, the Determination Journal Kit with Prompts is a fun activity to work on with your child. This journal is a great tool for helping your young child build her emotional vocabulary.
Keep a stack Double-Lined Wide Notebook Paper on hand for your learning writer! Designed for use with the “writing without tears” system used in many elementary schools.
The LeapFrog LeapReader Reading and Writing System is a workbook with a pen that talks to your child! Kids will love tracing the letters and words and hearing them read aloud in real time. Great for those times that you aren’t able to sit with your child while they learn.
Geared toward ages 5-7, the Draw & Write Children’s Journal encourages open-ended writing to boost creativity and thoughtful story writing.
With 25 different templates that slide under a clear dry erase surface, Crayola Dry Erase Activity Center helps kids practice writing, numbers, logic games, and more! Print out your own activities to use as well. This set comes with markers too!
Smencils are one of my kids’ favorite writing tools. They are regular pencils that come in their own special tube, and each has a different scent! Collect all the flavors!
Anyone learning how to use a pencil will also need to learn how to use an eraser! These Animal Pencil Erasers are adorable and fun to use.
I hope that you enjoyed these writing teaching tools and can find something for you to add to your classroom or home. Do you have any favorite writing teaching tools that are not on this list? If so, please share. I am always adding new gadgets to the list.