Summer Writing Folders

Summer Writing Folder Kindergarten Lesson Plan
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Encourage your kinders to develop their writing style {and practice printing!} this summer with these fun writing folders from The Adventures of Bear.

Supplies You'll Need

  • Twin-pocket folder with fasteners
  • Construction paper or patterned scrapbook paper
  • Craft embellishments
  • Craft glue
  • Writing Paper {here's a link to printable writing prompt paper}

Invite your kiddos to use the construction paper and/or scrapbook papers, and other craft embellishments to decorate their folders. Add blank writing paper to one of the pockets and fill the middle section {with the fasteners} with pages of writing prompts for inspiration. Mrs. Durning, second grade teacher and creator of the site, Second Grade is Splendid, suggests using photo prompts to spark your kinders creativity. She offers a free printable photo prompt kit that she uses in her own writing center. Of course, you can also include written prompts or "task cards" to complete during each of the summer months. For example, "Task #1: The first week of June is 'National Fishing Week'. Write a story about a fish who meets a worm on a hook". You might also consider adding a frequently used word/dictionary section to assist your little writers in composing their tales.