Year 1 Creative writing and fiction worksheets by Subject
Challenging reading comprehensions and activities for Year 1 readers and writers, designed to stretch your child and offer them the opportunity to explore their year-group topics in greater depth.
Help your child explore books and language with TheSchoolRun's Book reviews activity pack, a huge collection of reading comprehension and creative writing resources for Year 1 to Year 6.
Help your child harness their imagination and share their stories in writing with our KS1 creative writing learning pack. Bursting with fill-in prompt sheets and inspiring ideas to get even the most reluctant writer started, it's the perfect way to encourage children aged 5 to 7 to put pen to paper.
Onomatopoeia is when we want to describe a sound and we use a word that actually makes that sound. It can be used for water (splash, drip), air (whoosh, swish), a collision (bang, crash), voice (whisper, murmur), animals (moo, tweet), vehicles (zoom, chuff). Cut out the words in the table below and see if you can work out where they should go:
Think of two of your favourite animals. What would happen if they ran a race? Who would win in the end, and why? Write a story about it!
Can you remember your first day back to school this year? How did you feel? Did you have a new teacher? Can you describe your teacher? What did you do on your first day? Did you make any new friends? Write a few sentences to describe what your first day was like.
Imagine you are Goldilocks. What do you do in the three bears’ house? Write your own version of the story.
Classic characters are unforgettable, whether they're falling down unusual rabbit holes, prowling through the jungle or breaking their slates over unfortunate classmates' heads. How many famous characters from children's literature can you identify in this crossword puzzle?
Write some sentences about what you did at the weekend. Now write some interesting words you know from stories you’ve read. Go back to your sentences. Can you add some of the interesting words into your news writing?
First have a look at the story of Cinderella, presented as a spider diagram. Now think of a story you might like to write. Write the title of the story in the middle of this spider diagram. Then plan the story by outlining the characters, the settings and the events in your spider diagram.
Read the beginning of this story. What do you think happens next? Write and draw it!
Here are some sentences. Using some of the words below, and some of your own, too, can you try to improve them?
Using a story book you know well decide what the characters might be thinking at certain points in the story. Write their thoughts in the bubbles, then Blu Tack them onto the page.
Using a story book decide what the characters might say at certain points in the story. Write their words in the speech bubbles.
What’s your dream meal? Fill this plate with all your favourite foods and then label them so that everyone can see what they are.
Help Wendy Witch write a list of all the ingredients she’ll need to include in her new potion.
Draw a picture of a family member then label it and add some words to describe them around the picture.
For children to succeed in literacy, it’s crucial they have a love of words. Here they need to think about how their favourite words are used.
Choose a character that we all know from a traditional tale, or one from a story book that you love. Think about what happens to the character in your story, then draw it in pictures.