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Back-to-School Write the Room

What better way to get your preschoolers or kindergarteners students excited about school than with this fun Back-to-School Write the Room activity?

School literacy activities like this are a way for kids to practice writing both capital and lowercase letters. It will also help them get familiar with their surroundings. Plus, it’s just plain fun!

So if you’re looking for a great way to start off the school year, this back-to-school write the room activity is a perfect choice.

back to school activity

If you have never done a Write the Room activity in your classroom or homeschool before, they are a lot of fun!

They are a great way to get your kids up and out of their seats and moving around the room.

Your preschoolers and kindergarteners will be engaged and entertained as they work on letter recognition, letter formation, and more!

Getting Ready to Use the School Letter Writing Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • 26 Pencil Capital Letter Formation Cards
  • 26 Pencil Lowercase Letter Formation Cards
  • 3 Recording Sheets

What Else Is Needed:

  • Card Stock
  • Copy Paper
  • Scissors
  • Laminator
  • Laminating Sheets
  • Tape
  • Clipboards
  • Pencils

To get this letter writing activity ready for your students to use, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Next, download and print the letter formation cards and the recording sheet that you want your kids to use.

Then, laminate the letter formation cards and cut them apart.

After cutting the cards apart, tape them around the room. You can use just one set at a time.

handwriting activity

Finally, make as many copies of the recording sheets that you need for all of your students.

How to Use the School Letter Formation Activity:

For the letter formation activity, your children will walk around the classroom or the house and look for the cards.

letter writing activity

When your kids find one, they will say the name of the letter and find it on their recording sheet.

After they spot the letter, your young learners will trace it.

letter recognition activity

If your children are using the recording sheet with just the lines, they will practice writing the letter on their own.

There are many ways to differentiate this letter writing activity to meet the needs of all your students.

Letter formation activity

This Back-to-School Write the Room is a great way to review letter formation and get your kids excited about writing!

More Back-to-School Activities:

To extend this school-themed activity, you can pair it with these picture books and other literacy resources.

Back-to-School Books for Kids:

Your preschoolers and kindergarteners are will love reading all about the characters in these back-to-school stories.

First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg

The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! by Mo Willems

We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins

Back-to-School Literacy Activities for Kids:

Your kids can work on letter matching, letter formation, and much more with these back-to-school literacy activities!

Back-to-School Letter Search Activity

School Supplies Themed ABC Tracing Strips from 3 Dinosaurs

Back-to-School Preschool Worksheets

Back-to-School Sorting Activities from 3 Boys and a Dog

School Letter Writing Mats

You May Also Like These Morning Tubs for Preschool:

Are you looking for a new morning routine? These themed Morning Tubs are an entertaining and engaging way to start the day.

This year-long bundle of morning work includes 120 independent literacy and math activities that are perfect for children in preschool or kindergarten.

Click on the picture below to learn more about the activities included in this bundle!

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Download the Back-to-School Writing Activity:

To get the back-to-school write the room printables, fill out the form with your name and email address.