Kindergarten Reading Activities

You and your kindergartener will love these fun and creative kindergarten reading activities and kindergarten reading games! Kids can practice the alphabet by playing alphabet tag, learn about phonics by making a letter-sound book, and expand their vocabulary with a word quilt collage. Use the side bar to filter your results by Phonics, The Alphabet, Sight Words, and more, or browse through all of our kindergarten reading activities to find that perfect activity or game for you or your kindergartener!

If you're looking for something more academic, check out our Kindergarten Reading Worksheets.

For interactive fun for kindergarteners, try our Free Online Kindergarten Reading Games.

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This preschool activity allows you and your child to make your very own alphabet matching game. Your child will develop his memory and practice letter sounds.
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Make learning word families more hands-on and interactive with this simple craft that has your child making "word sliders" out of paper plates.
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Use a digital camera and some simple drawing supplies to help your kindergartener make a personalized letter-sound book.
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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 simple bookmaking activity will introduce and reinforce alphabet and number recognition skills that have been taught at home or learned in preschool.
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Rhyming helps kids better understand word structure. This silly game transforms rhymes into a mystery bag guessing game.
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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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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 nature walk in your backyard or local park to find one object for every letter of the alphabet. Then put them together in this handy nature book.
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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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Craft a winter words alphabet book to celebrate this chilly season in this preschool-kindergarten arts and crafts activity.
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Help your kindergartener read, write, and understand letters and letter sounds with this delightful journal activity.
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Here's a great early reading and science activity for curious kindergarteners. Learn how to plant your child's name in seeds for a growing writing activity!
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Help your kindergartener pick up spelling, alphabetical order, sight word practice, and reading fast with just simple clothespins and paintsticks.
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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 alphabet hunt is pure pirate-loving fun. And it gives kids practice in learning to recognize letters and sounds-- a key skill for reading readiness.
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Go on a storytelling adventure using your kindergartener√Ęs five favorite picture books.
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Help a child learn to read. By making her own book, your kindergartener can get creative, and practice ten key sight words at the same time.
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Got a kid who's learning to read? Looking for a new board game to add to the bunch? With a little help from your child, you can make a game of your own!
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Here's a fun activity to get your kindergarten child to listen to beginning alphabet sounds and match them with their letter symbols.

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