Composition Games

Welcome to the Composition Games Section. We have found and chosen the games which we think are great and work within the new national curriculum. Choose games by your child's school year. Browse Away.
Year R (Age 4-5)
Alphabet Writing From > NGfL Cymru
Watch the correct way to write your abcs
Character Maker From > BBC
Choose a character and a voice to tell your story with Jackanory Junior.
Clifford's Storybuilder From > PBS
Create your own story online with and then print out and cut out.
Get Squiggling Letters From > BBC
Practice writing letters with Squiglet. Simple online tracing game.
Jackanory Junior- Rhyme Maker From > BBC
Make a rhyme with the help of some great characters
Letter Formation From > Eureka
Discover the right way to write letters
Picture Story From > BBC
Record your own moving story and watch it played back.
Play & Learn From > Literacy Center
Watch how letters are formed with writing link
Shape Poetry From > Read Write Think
By creating a shape poem, children will learn the basic steps involved in writing a poem.
Sharing Stories From > BBC
Create your own story with a beginning middle and end.
Sky Writing From > ICT Games
Watch on screen the correct way to write you letters.
Talking Stories From > BBC
Have fun with words and make up your own stories with Jackanory Junior.
Tools for Writing From > Sesame Street
A video from Sesame street showing lots of different tools for writing. Search for Tools for writing on the home page.
Write Lowercase Letters From > Turtle Diary
An online game that helps you get to grips with letter formation.
Write Uppercase Letters From > Turtle Diary
Go through the alphabet and learn to form Uppercase letters online.
Write Your Letters From > Chateau Meddybemps
Practise letter formation online (quite tricky)
Writing Repeater From > ICT Games
An online teaching tool, you write the word first, then you can play the formation back in slow mo
Year 1 (Age 5-6)
Arthur - Letter Writer Helper From > PBS
Learn how to write letters by sending one to Arthur and this friends.
Digger and the Gang- Presents From > BBC
Digger and the Gang use the magic carpet to get Grandma some presents and cards for her birthday.
Get Squiggling Letters From > BBC
Practice writing letters with Squiglet. Simple online tracing game.
KS1 Bitesize- Kung Fu Sentences From > BBC
Choose medium, hard or really hard. Help Max learn Kung Fu by choosing the words in the right order to make a sentence.
Reading Games from Roy the Zebra From > Roy the Zebra
A host of drag and drop games to help emerging readers recognise words and sounds.
Shape Poetry From > Read Write Think
By creating a shape poem, children will learn the basic steps involved in writing a poem.
Sky Writing From > ICT Games
Watch on screen the correct way to write you letters.
Starship English - Penguins on Ice From > BBC
Get the penguins to take their bow at the Penguin Ice Gala.Choose which game you would like to play and click on it- Make a sentence, Which mark? and Make it interesting.
Starship English - Story Plant From > BBC
Grow your own story from the story plant. Sky will guide you through the steps in planning and writing a story. At each step, choose a leaf and click on it.
Talking Stories From > BBC
Have fun with words and make up your own stories with Jackanory Junior.
The Magic Key - Floppy and the Puppies From > BBC
Press play to hear what the characters have to say then choose the correct characteristic to complete the sentence
The Magic Key - Fraser the Eraser From > BBC
Can you help Kipper make some pictures for Fraser the Eraser to rub out? Read Kippers clues and then click and drag the right piece of the picture into the right place.
Writing Repeater From > ICT Games
An online teaching tool, you write the word first, then you can play the formation back in slow mo
Year 2 (Age 6-7)
Acrostic Poetry From > Read Write Think
An acrostic poem uses the letters in a word to begin each line of the poem. All lines of the poem relate to or describe the main topic word. This game helps you write the poem.
Arthur - Letter Writer Helper From > PBS
Learn how to write letters by sending one to Arthur and this friends.
Digger and the Gang- Presents From > BBC
Digger and the Gang use the magic carpet to get Grandma some presents and cards for her birthday.
KS1 Bitesize- Kung Fu Sentences From > BBC
Choose medium, hard or really hard. Help Max learn Kung Fu by choosing the words in the right order to make a sentence.
Reading Games from Roy the Zebra From > Roy the Zebra
A host of drag and drop games to help emerging readers recognise words and sounds.
ReMix Fairytales From > Ladybird Books
Remix lets you change a story! Have a go and see if you can make a silly fairytale. Will your story be even better?
Shape Poetry From > Read Write Think
By creating a shape poem, children will learn the basic steps involved in writing a poem.
Starship English - Penguins on Ice From > BBC
Get the penguins to take their bow at the Penguin Ice Gala.Choose which game you would like to play and click on it- Make a sentence, Which mark? and Make it interesting.
Starship English - Story Plant From > BBC
Grow your own story from the story plant. Sky will guide you through the steps in planning and writing a story. At each step, choose a leaf and click on it.
The Magic Key - Floppy and the Puppies From > BBC
Press play to hear what the characters have to say then choose the correct characteristic to complete the sentence
The Magic Key - Fraser the Eraser From > BBC
Can you help Kipper make some pictures for Fraser the Eraser to rub out? Read Kippers clues and then click and drag the right piece of the picture into the right place.
Words and Pictures - Write a Postcard From > BBC
First choose a postcard. You have to drag the vowel phoneme with the correct spelling into the gap in the word to finish the game.
Year 3 (Age 7-8)
Acrostic Poetry From > Read Write Think
An acrostic poem uses the letters in a word to begin each line of the poem. All lines of the poem relate to or describe the main topic word. This game helps you write the poem.
Book box - Writers Toolkit From > Channel 4
Listen to top tips from authors on how to write a great story.
Maya & Miguel Create a Comic Strip From > PBS
Create a comic strip by choosing pictures and words to make your story.
Postcard Generator From > Read Write Think
Write a postcard online with hints and tips. Choose the stamp and print out your card.
ReMix Fairytales From > Ladybird Books
Remix lets you change a story! Have a go and see if you can make a silly fairytale. Will your story be even better?
Shape Poetry From > Read Write Think
By creating a shape poem, children will learn the basic steps involved in writing a poem.
We Make Stories ReMix It From > We Make Stories
Remix-it lets you play at being an author. It's a fun way to make your own stories by messing around with some well-known ones.
Word Girl - Comic Strip Capers From > PBS
Create a comic strip where you choose some of the words to determine the story.
Year 4 (Age 8-9)
Acrostic Poetry From > Read Write Think
An acrostic poem uses the letters in a word to begin each line of the poem. All lines of the poem relate to or describe the main topic word. This game helps you write the poem.
Book box - Writers Toolkit From > Channel 4
Listen to top tips from authors on how to write a great story.
Maya & Miguel Create a Comic Strip From > PBS
Create a comic strip by choosing pictures and words to make your story.
Postcard Generator From > Read Write Think
Write a postcard online with hints and tips. Choose the stamp and print out your card.
Shape Poetry From > Read Write Think
By creating a shape poem, children will learn the basic steps involved in writing a poem.
We Make Stories ReMix It From > We Make Stories
Remix-it lets you play at being an author. It's a fun way to make your own stories by messing around with some well-known ones.
Word Girl - Comic Strip Capers From > PBS
Create a comic strip where you choose some of the words to determine the story.
Year 5 (Age 9-10)
Acrostic Poetry From > Read Write Think
An acrostic poem uses the letters in a word to begin each line of the poem. All lines of the poem relate to or describe the main topic word. This game helps you write the poem.
Book box - Writers Toolkit From > Channel 4
Listen to top tips from authors on how to write a great story.
Character Trading Cards From > Read Write Think
Create your own story about a character with this fun toolkit
KS2 Bitesize English - Arguement From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about writing and arguement.
KS2 Bitesize English - Comment From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about writing comments.
KS2 Bitesize English - Instructions From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about writing factual instructions.
KS2 Bitesize English - Leaflets From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about writing factual leaflets.
KS2 Bitesize English - Letters From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about writing factual letters.
KS2 Bitesize English - Sentences From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about compound and complex sentences.
KS2 Bitesize English - Story Planning From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about writing the beginnings and endings of stories.
Postcard Generator From > Read Write Think
Write a postcard online with hints and tips. Choose the stamp and print out your card.
Shape Poetry From > Read Write Think
By creating a shape poem, children will learn the basic steps involved in writing a poem.
We Make Stories ReMix It From > We Make Stories
Remix-it lets you play at being an author. It's a fun way to make your own stories by messing around with some well-known ones.
Word Girl - Comic Strip Capers From > PBS
Create a comic strip where you choose some of the words to determine the story.
Year 6 (Age 10-11)
Acrostic Poetry From > Read Write Think
An acrostic poem uses the letters in a word to begin each line of the poem. All lines of the poem relate to or describe the main topic word. This game helps you write the poem.
Book box - Writers Toolkit From > Channel 4
Listen to top tips from authors on how to write a great story.
Character Trading Cards From > Read Write Think
Create your own story about a character with this fun toolkit
KS2 Bitesize English - Arguement From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about writing and arguement.
KS2 Bitesize English - Comment From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about writing comments.
KS2 Bitesize English - Instructions From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about writing factual instructions.
KS2 Bitesize English - Leaflets From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about writing factual leaflets.
KS2 Bitesize English - Letters From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about writing factual letters.
KS2 Bitesize English - Sentences From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about compound and complex sentences.
KS2 Bitesize English - Story Planning From > BBC
Choose from an online activity, a revision bite and a quiz about writing the beginnings and endings of stories.
Postcard Generator From > Read Write Think
Write a postcard online with hints and tips. Choose the stamp and print out your card.
Shape Poetry From > Read Write Think
By creating a shape poem, children will learn the basic steps involved in writing a poem.
We Make Stories ReMix It From > We Make Stories
Remix-it lets you play at being an author. It's a fun way to make your own stories by messing around with some well-known ones.
Word Girl - Comic Strip Capers From > PBS
Create a comic strip where you choose some of the words to determine the story.