Kindergarten Reading Activities

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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Craft a paper rocket in this hands-on activity inspired by the life of Mae Jemison!
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Gratitude Tree
Gratitude Tree
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Gratitude Tree
Research shows that when we focus on things we are grateful for, we literally rewire our brains to focus on the positive. Help kids experience the joy of gratitude by creating trees that give thanks.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Rock Painting: Retell a Story
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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Children will read a book, then retell the story with pictures they have painted on stones.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
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Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
By incorporating natural materials and the powers of observation, your child will become a backyard naturalist while building early writing and drawing skills!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Thanksgiving dinner can be filled with fun and memorable interactions between family members. This holiday, why not memorialize some of those details and events with a family poem? You can create a lasting memory in the form of a poem with contributions f
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
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Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
Children have a naturally inquisitive mind. Foster their curiosity with a walk through an autumn field or park to answer age-old “why” questions. As you walk with your child, you can encourage them to ask questions.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Word Recognition
Word Recognition
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Word Recognition
Once your child has mastered the letters of the alphabet it's time to start building words! Try out this activity that encourages simple word recognition.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Take a Picture Walk
Take a Picture Walk
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Take a Picture Walk
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.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Make a Name Puzzle
Make a Name Puzzle
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Make a Name Puzzle
Help your child understand that letters, put in a certain order, make words. In this fun activity they'll get to make their own puzzle, and practice letters, too!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Alphabet Hunt
Alphabet Hunt
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Alphabet Hunt
Ask a child if they want to practice the alphabet and you'll likely get snubbed. But ask if they'd like to play letter detective? You might hook yourself a fish.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Build Family Mailboxes!
Build Family Mailboxes!
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Build Family Mailboxes!
Help your child practice his writing skills, while ensuring he'll get some mail to call his own, by making Family Mailboxes, a fun arts and crafts project.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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String Story Necklaces
String Story Necklaces
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String Story Necklaces
This string a necklace arts activity teaches first grade readers to look for a story's beginning, middle, and end.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Make a Thank You Frame
Make a Thank You Frame
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Make a Thank You Frame
Looking for a teacher gift? Here's a way for your preschooler to show off her growing writing skills and create a cute picture frame to show her thanks, too!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Sequence Those Sentences, A Story Game
Sequence Those Sentences, A Story Game
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Sequence Those Sentences, A Story Game
Help your kindergartener develop his sequencing skills in this activity that teaches him about a story's beginning, middle, and end.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Make a Love and Kisses Jar
Make a Love and Kisses Jar
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Make a Love and Kisses Jar
Here's a sweet gift you and your child can make together, sure to please the most finicky valentine.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Questions, Anyone? Ask Your Way to Reading Comprehension
Questions, Anyone? Ask Your Way to Reading Comprehension
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Questions, Anyone? Ask Your Way to Reading Comprehension
Help your child gain reading comprehension skills, as well as listening and memory skills with this fun activity that uses his favorite book!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Father's Day Shorts
Father's Day Shorts
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Father's Day Shorts
Looking for Father's Day inspiration? Make him a "card" he can wear...and build up your kindergartener's reading skills while you're at it.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Time Book About the Day
Time Book About the Day
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Time Book About the Day
Get your child thinking about time with this art project, where you'll create a fun book on his daily routine.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Make a "Today Is" Poster
Make a "Today Is" Poster
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Make a "Today Is" Poster
In this activity, your first grader will practice calendar skills, observe the weather and learns to read calendar words. Here's how to get started:
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Cloud Writing
Cloud Writing
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Cloud Writing
Create this quick and easy craft with your child, and then let their imagination float free as they write about it!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Make a "First Day of School" Photo Book
Make a "First Day of School" Photo Book
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Make a "First Day of School" Photo Book
Make a photo book to provide a reassuring guide for your child's first days and weeks of school.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Make a Tooth Care Poster
Make a Tooth Care Poster
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Make a Tooth Care Poster
Make a tooth care poster with your kindergartener to help her understand how important it is to take care of those growing pearly whites!
Kindergarten
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Fairy Tale Dice
Fairy Tale Dice
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Fairy Tale Dice
Create Fairy Tale Dice and inspire your learner to weave fantastic fairy tales and improve their reading and writing skills at the same time!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Help your learner develop her fine motor and communication skills with this fun and festive fall activity.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Make Your Own Postcard
Make Your Own Postcard
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Make Your Own Postcard
Teach your kindergartener or first grader about the art of correspondence by guiding them to create their own postcards out of favorite family photographs.
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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.