Reading Comprehension Activities and Printables

Reading comprehension activities encourage your child to recall and analyze what he's read and have fun in the process. Practicing reading comprehension allows children to read with better fluency and learn more from what they read. These reading comprehension games are a fun way to exercise comprehension abilities. Kids will enjoy having reading tea parties, playing story games, and making 3-D cartoon characters. Try these reading comprehension activities with your child to practice comprehension through play!

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Send your child on an online hunt where he will practice working with search engines and use his reading comprehension skills to find specific information.
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For Read Across America Day, challenge your first grader to come up with her very own story using magnetic words inspired by "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Seuss.
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Everyone's heard of taking a dog for a walk. But how about an illustration? This activity teaches emerging readers to use pictures as context clues.
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This activity will give pre-readers practice building a story. And it's silly fun, too!
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It doesn√Ęt take long for flashcard drills about prefixes and suffixes to get old. Turn the learning process into a treasure hunt with this fun activity!
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With a newspaper, highlighter, and some fun extra prizes, you can help your first grader start lifetime reading habits with print all around us.
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This scavenger hunt game is simple, but it's fun, and it will arm your child with the directional vocabulary he should master in time for kindergarten.
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Let your child step into the main character's shoes as he keeps track of the setting, events, and names of characters in the story by keeping a journal.
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The next time you and your fifth grader go on a hike, take along this key to figure out which common North American animal left a track along the river bank.
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This simple game isn't just a diversion, it teaches your child to identify the incorrect word within a familiar verse.
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If your child enjoys drawing, here's a fun way to learn about compound words that uses art as a visual aid.
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This goofy scramble book activity will bring laughs...but also some good, solid comprehension skills too!
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Get your kindergartener storytelling in this arts and crafts activity by making Character Cubes that'll help improve your child's reading and writing skills.
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Take a beach ball, a marker, and a first grader. What do you get? An outdoor activity that works on reading comprehension, in the midst of a game of catch!
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Play a sing-a-long Bingo game with your kindergartener's favorite songs to help her build her concentration and memory skills while she has fun!
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Send your child on a table of contents treasure hunt to help build basic research skills! Navigating a book is a skill that is sure to come in handy later on.
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Get your child thinking about time with this art project, where you'll create a fun book on his daily routine.
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This hunt for leprechaun gold is so much fun, kids won't even realize they're working their reading muscles at the same time.
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Here's a silly game that uses nursery rhymes to introduce a big concept in first grade reading and writing: learning about nouns and verbs.
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Go on a storytelling adventure using your kindergartener√Ęs five favorite picture books.

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