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 learn about the various elements of a story by creating a play based on her favorite picture book.
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Celebrate the life and work of Dr. King by making a timeline of some major events during his life and the Civil Rights Movement.
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Who are the people young readers meet in their books? This reading activity will help your first grader build important comprehension skills.
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In this tons-of-fun reading activity, your child plans a storytime, makes a flyer, creates a coloring sheet, and hosts her own storytime.
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Let your aspiring poet use book titles to create a funky and visually-appealing masterpiece!
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Bring the fun carnival game of ring toss to your home pool with this watery twist on the classic game.
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Greek mythology offers up some of the most epic tales ever. This Greek mythology tree activity introduces him to some of the main characters in Greek mythology.
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Help your first grader build up his sight words by creating a reading pointer and having him take the family on a house-wide reading tour!
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Help build help your first grader's reading vocabulary while also boosting their nutritional knowledge with this easy and fun home science activity.
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Help your preschooler learn the Four Questions prior to the big night with a homemade book, complete with words and illustrations!
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Help your child to create a familiar favorite from a book or series he adores out of papier-mache. Exercise your child's imagination and language arts skills.
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Make a "feeling meter" that helps your first grader read key feeling words and communicate his emotions accurately to you.
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Plan a family dinner based on the "Little House" books, and encourage reading in the household!
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To celebrate black history month, use this matching quiz to help your kid demonstrate his knowledge of famous African-Americans.
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Here is a way to help your first grader keep track of the books she has read, and also help her develop some critical thinking skills.
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Try this patterned story activity with your kindergartener to help her build up her reading and writing skills using some of her favorite books from preschool.
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Make this creative "story cartoon" tray to help your first grader build reading comprehension skills while having a hilarious time!
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Here's an activity that takes fourth grade reading and writing skills beyond the classroom to offer a warm welcome to a new neighbor.
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This Where the Wild Things Are costume will make your little wild thing look just like Max. This Where the Wild Things Are costume is surprisingly easy to make.
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Delight your first grader by combining a reading activity with a fun "tea party" as she unscrambles cut-up words in a tea bag to form sentences and stories.

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