Are you looking for a fun writing project to do for Reading Month? After reading If I Ran The Zoo by Dr. Seuss, your kids will use this If I Ran The Zoo Inspired Writing Activity to create a story about what they would do if they ran the zoo.
If I Ran The Zoo Inspired Writing Activity:
This If I Ran The Zoo Inspired Writing Activity is a creative project that your kids will love to create for Dr. Seuss’ birthday or Reading Month. Creative writing during the early elementary years is so important. It gives kids a chance to use their imagination and be inventive. In a project like this one, your kids use a book as a reference and take a topic that they are familiar with which helps them develop their thoughts and creativity.
This writing activity is even fun for pre-writers. If your kids are just learning how to write, have them dictate their story to you as you write the words that they say.
Getting Ready To Use The If I Ran The Zoo Inspired Writing Activity:
- 6 Writing Paper Templates
- Zoo Picture (in color and black and white)
What Else Is Needed:
- If I Ran The Zoo book
To prepare this writing project, click on the pencil below to download the templates. There are 6 different writing paper templates with different lines. One of the templates includes a box where your kids can draw a picture too. Before printing, decide which writing template will work best for your children and whether to use the black and white or colored zoo picture. Then, print the templates that you need on card stock or paper.
How To Use The If I Ran The Zoo Inspired Writing Activity:
After reading the book, If I Ran The Zoo by Dr. Seuss, your kids will write what they would do if they were in charge of the zoo. They can write about something silly that they would add like the character in the book. Or, your kids can write about something that they want to change to your local zoo.
Next, your kids will color the picture of the zoo (if you aren’t using the colored one) and then cut it out. Finally, they will glue the picture to the top of the writing paper.
This If I Ran The Zoo Inspired Writing Activity is a fun book-inspired project for your kids to create after reading the story by Dr. Seuss. Their inventive stories are sure to be silly and creative!
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Click on the pencil below to download and print the free If I Ran The Zoo Inspired Writing Activity templates!