Summer Creative Writing Activities

Books and Resources to Spark Creative Writing in the Classroom or at Home this Summer

Young Adult Writing Activities

Young Adult novels show students how to ‘write like this.’ In this guide, we provide a variety of writing lessons, discussion questions, and suggestions of incredible young adult novels for writers to read and learn from for their own stories and writing.

Middle School Writing Activities

In these activities, students will focus on details through found art, wordless picture books, graphic novels, and nonfiction titles to explore imaginative writing. These activities can be done at home or used by teachers managing classes online to practice creative writing.

Elementary Writing Activities

Reading and writing go hand in hand. From learning letters to using sight words in a story, here are writing activities for even the youngest readers!

Random House Teachers and Librarians