Reading Activities

Reading activities guide your child through learning about letters, sight words, and more the fun way! Browse through our selection of reading activities to see how your child can learn to read through hopscotch, clothespin exercises, and cookie baking! Using these reading activities keeps your child interested through literacy exercises, keeping his engagement and attention while learning, practicing, and studying. Help your child learn to read with these reading activities.

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Help your first grade reader become an expert in "sh," "ch," and "th" words with this fun, homemade game.
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Help your preschooler begin reading and writing the printed word by connecting simple letter recognition exercises with this easy art project: alphabet trees!
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These bean bag games are a fun and inexpensive way to keep your first grader learning! Work on social skills, coordination, math, or even spelling!
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Does your child need help reading common words? Make this family board game. It's so fun, she won't even realize she's learning!
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Celebrate Read Across America Day with your kindergartener by playing an alphabet balloon volley game inspired by "The Cat in the Hat Comes Back" by Dr. Seuss.
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Here's a fun activity to reinforce simple short and long vowel words for your first grader.
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Try turning the evening ritual of asking about your kid's school day into a challenging game that consists of twenty questions.
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Here's a review of simile, metaphor, and personification, and a fun, creative writing activity to make things like metaphor a piece of cake!
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Test your middle schooler's knowledge of Barack Obama by challenging him to complete a crossword puzzle about the President after reading a short biography.
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Boost those first grade reading and writing skills with this sweet Mother's Day poem idea.
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Check out this silly game that will put your kid's animal habitat knowledge (and acting skills) to the test.
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Kids get in lots of letter learning as they play this fun twist on regular tag, which engages their minds as well as their bodies.
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Knowing your antonyms from your synonyms is an important part of the second grade writing curriculum, and is a real boon for vocabulary.
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Children who know the names and sounds of letters when they enter school, learn to read sooner. This activity uses a clothesline to work on alphabet sounds.
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This homemade alphabet game will keep your kindergartener on his toes and help him practice letter, numbers, and taking turns. The whole family can participate!
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While kids learn when they can see or hear, they learn better when they can touch, too! Get your preschooler's fingers walking the alphabet today!
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Put your kid to the test and have him compare and contrast elements in a narrative text by identifying how characters and situations are alike and different.
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Here's an activity that puts a new twist on a classic game. Help your first-grader create his own wooden word blocks and play sight word Jenga.
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What's the first letter? Play this game with your first grader the next time you read together, and watch her reading skills grow as she climbs the levels.
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Make your own personalized set of letter flash cards to get him thinking about the alphabet while boosting his fine motor skills in the process.

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