Inside: The preschool writing center is an important area of the classroom for exploring writing tools while also working on fine motor and literacy skills. Here are some of our favorite tips and activities!
Creating a writing center in the preschool classroom is so important.
In fact, we have one in our toddler classroom as well.
Have writing materials available encourages young children to explore writing tools, building fine motor skills that are necessary for future writing.
Teachers, change out what you offer at this center so that they can experience different writing tools and surfaces. You can add other materials, too, such as stamps and stickers
How to Set Up an Inviting Preschool Writing Center
One of my favorite areas in our preschool classroom is our reading and writing center.
It’s so cozy with an area rug, couch, bookshelves, and a small writing table.
Our toddlers and preschoolers often will remove themselves from the busier areas of the room to spend some peaceful time at the writing table or snuggled on the couch looking at a book.
I thought I’d share how we use this area and the materials we love that go with it.
Each week we change what is available at our writing table. Here are some favorites:
👉 Here’s a free printable you can add to your writing table to practice moving from left to right:
Add these editable name practice pages to your writing center!