Writing Activities for Kids

Wild and Crazy Monsters Writing Activity

Draw a fun and scary monster!
Draw a fun and scary monster!
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Try this wild and crazy monsters writing activity, you'll begin with a good story and make it even better. It's a test for your imagination.

What You'll Need:

  • Drawing paper
  • Pencil
  • Markers

Read a book about imaginary monsters such as "Where the Wild Things Are" and then create your own make-believe creatures.

Sketch a fun or scary monster on a piece of paper and color it in. Or use a tracing drawing technique to create an outline of a shape, such as a bear.

Turn it into a monster by adding horns, sharp teeth, and a tail. Then color it in.

Make all kinds of monsters -- a giant one, a ghostlike creature, or a dragon-like animal -- to create your own picture book.

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