Writing Center Freebie (family word cards, event word cards, and fancy paper)

Writing center freebies perfect for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten (family word cards, event word cards, and fancy writing paper)

The writing center in my classroom is always busy. Students are always creating cards, writing letters to their families, drawing pictures, making books, and coping words at their own level. Students are scribbling, writing random letters, and some are sound spelling. I have a multi-age preschool with 3, 4, and 5 year olds.
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The writing center is an amazing place for students to learn about letters and sounds in a purposeful and meaningful way. My students are always interested in how to write the words MOM and DAD (grandma and grandpa too). A student may be making a card for their mom and want to write the word mom on the outside or the envelope. When their mom sees the letter their child made for them with the word mom on it, it will melt her heart and the child will know what they wrote was important!

To support students with this, I put a pocket chart by writing table. I can put word cards in the chart for students to use as reference in their writing. I know what you are thinking, preschoolers writing...no way right. YES they are writing in their own preschool way! Scribbling and writing random letters in the first stage in writing! Even if a child takes out the word card and just scribbles, it is meaningful to them and it should be just as meaningful to us too! We want to build confident writers and who LOVE to write! Celebrate those scribbles because eventually those scribbles will become letters and those letters will become words!


Spice up your writing center! Make your writing center a place where students LOVE to go with fun writing tool and writing supplies! I just love my black pocket chart to showcase themed word cards.

Fun Writing Tools: crayons, glitter crayons, metalliccrayons, twistable crayons, markers, skinny markers, scented markers, colored pencils, highlighters, and pens


Writing Supplies: envelopes, white paper, colored paper, note pads, post-its, hole punches, shape punches, tape, scissors, glue, clip boards, alphabet charts, family word cards, student name cards, and themed word cards

Writing Supplies & Manipulatives: letter lacing beads, cookie sheers, play dough, letter stamps, chalkboards, magnet letters, dry erase boards, clip boards, letter stickers, and letter tiles

Don't think word cards are only for writing. There are so many more activities you can do with them in your classroom!

Writing center freebies perfect for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten (family word cards, event word cards, and fancy writing paper)

Writing center freebies perfect for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten (family word cards, event word cards, and fancy writing paper)

Writing center freebies perfect for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten (family word cards, event word cards, and fancy writing paper)

Writing center freebies perfect for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten (family word cards, event word cards, and fancy writing paper)

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Writing center freebies perfect for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten (family word cards, event word cards, and fancy writing paper)




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46 comments

  1. Hi Jackie. I love your writing center cards. I subscribed to your newsletter but have not had anything in my inbox. Just wondering if I am doing something wrong or misunderstood. I subscribed yesterday and thought I would have had something already. Love all of your ideas. Thank you.

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    1. Email me at pocketofpreschool@gmail.com and I sign you up (and send you your goodies). So sorry about that :)

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  2. It does take up to 24 hours. If you still don't get it, you can email me at pocketofpreschool@gmail.com

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  3. I didn't get the link after signing up.
    sanytan12@gmail.com

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    1. I just sent it again to both emails you entered.

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  4. I also just signed up and got a great free for pet/vet but was looking for the family word cards. Didn't get those.

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    1. It does take up to 24 hours. If you still don't get it, you can email me at pocketofpreschool@gmail.com

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  5. I am very interested in your writing center product. I signed up for your newsletter about a week ago but didn't get anything yet. What should I do? Looking forward to getting it! My email is postigom@mdusd.org. Thank you!

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  6. Hi I was wondering if I can get the email about the writing center I love this idea!!!!

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    1. Just added you! You should get the email within 24 hours or so.

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  7. I haven't recieved my freebie yet. Amber Canady

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    1. Email me pocketofpreschoool@gmail.com and I can send them to you!

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  8. I received a Valentine's freebie instead of this one, thank you, but is there anyway to get this one? I would be willing to buy it. Thank you.

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    1. Email me pocketofpreschoool@gmail.com. I can send them to you and add you to my email list!

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  9. I love your writing center word wall. Can I get a copy of it also? lcasagrand@gmail.com. Thank You!

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  10. I would love a copy of this too, please. I signed up but didn't get an email. My email address is momof2sweeties@msn.com Thank you so much!

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  11. I signed up because I liked your family writing center words but go the wonderful mechanic set. Could I still get the family words?

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  12. HI Jackie,
    I love your site! Is there anyway to get a copy of these words as well as some of your other freebies? Is there somewhere I should be looking?
    Thanks!
    Sarah
    scbolt24@comcast.net

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  13. I love this! It allows them to be more independent.

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  14. jackie, can I get the set of words? delfinavaggi@gmail.com

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    1. I just signed you up! You should be getting them later today so check your email.

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  15. Hi Jackie!
    First of all, let me just say, WOW! I am so glad that Pinterest led me to you! You have so many wonderful ideas, set ups and crafts! As a second year teacher, I'm still trying to find my style and coming across this site has given me that heart eye emoji feeling! Haha
    Like some other ladies, I'm still trying to learn how to navigate your site and gain access to some of your freebies. Could you please link me to this writing center words/ paper?
    Thanks for all you do!
    Julie -
    mmprek8@gmail.com

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    1. Oops! Never mind, I received the link! Either way, thank you so much; I look forward to reading your blogs!

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  16. Hi Jackie! You have quickly become one of my favorite bloggers around. I signed up for your newsletter, and love getting it sent directly to me. Sadly, I haven't received the link for your family words. misha_113@yahoo.com

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  17. Hi Jackie, all of your activities and ideas are amazing and I can't wait to use the in my class! I signed up for your newsletter a few days ago but I haven't recieved the word wall words yet. Is there anything I can do to get those?

    Kelsey
    Kelseybass14@gmail.com

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  18. Hello and thank you for all of your fab ideas! I have signed up twice to get some of your freebies, but I am not successful! Could you please help me? I am looking for the writing cards freebie and if the shape roads are a freebie as well. Thank, Melissa

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    1. Email me at pocketofpreschool@gmail.com with your email and I will send them to you!

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  19. Hi Jackie, I love your blog! You have some amazing ideas! I subscribed twice but haven't received the writing center family word cards freebie

    My email is mreynolds82791@gmail.com
    Thank you!!

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  20. Hi Jackie I love your materials. I signed up for your newsletter and did not receive your writing center freebie. Did I misunderstand the offer? Thanks

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    1. It is showing on my end that it was sent to you about an hour ago. Check all the folders on your email in case it went somewhere crazy.

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  21. Got it thanks it was in my junk folder!! 😳

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  22. Can I get this please? I signed up but nothing so far.

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  23. So excited about this writing center freebie!!! This post gave me so much inspiration! I signed up and am waiting to see it in my e-mail as well :) Thanks!!

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  24. Please send me this writing center freebie. I subscribed to your newsletter, but didn't receive it. christy.davis@ops.org Thanks!

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