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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Help your child gain reading comprehension skills, as well as listening and memory skills with this fun activity that uses his favorite book!
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Guide your first grader through a map drawing project inspired by her favorite fairy tale. Its masked as a fun art activity, but it also packs learning punch!
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Boost your preschooler's math and verbal skills by having her participate in simple, fun activities that teach her how to sort, count, and categorize objects.
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Help your kindergartener develop his sequencing skills in this activity that teaches him about a story's beginning, middle, and end.
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Unleash your child's imagination by inviting her to create a tall tale set in her own hometown.
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Here's a review of some common (and commonly confused) grammar terms, as well as a quick activity to apply them to reading and writing.
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Paying attention to headers and subheaders is a great way to orient your child to the text they're tackling. Here's how:
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Here's an activity to help your child manage their nonfiction reading by focusing on the most important elements of what she's read.
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Give your kindergartener an outlet to articulate his thoughts about going to school for the first time by setting aside time to help him write in his journal.
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Add some artsy fun to your child's next reading adventure by letting her draw the characters.
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Encourage a bit of mystery and intrigue by teaching your clever kid how to create and use secret codes.
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Strengthen your fourth grader's reading skills with this analytic "reader's theater" activity.
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Help your child navigate her own passion for reading with a bookmark that celebrates her favorite moments, allowing her to relive them again and again.
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This string a necklace arts activity teaches first grade readers to look for a story's beginning, middle, and end.
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What exactly went on in a typical dinosaur family? Travel back to the Mesozoic Era and bring out your kid's creative side with this sequencing activity.
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In this activity, help your kindergartener develop sequencing skills with these easy story sequence cards
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Play this homonym game with your child the next time you sit down with her to read a story and help her build some valuable reading skills.
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Textbook studying doesn't have to be a slog. Here's an at-home activity for before your middle-schooler begins those end-of-the-chapter review questions.
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Help your child with his decoding and early reading skills in this fun game where you follow a spider web to find your treasure!
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Here's an easy project: create a homework helper bookmark so your fourth grader can write down assignments and mark the pages he needs to read.

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