Kindergarten Literacy

Kindergarten literacy is a broad term that kincludes learning your letters, their sounds, beginning to read and writing. Children who work with literacy worksheets and literacy activities have a clear and strong relationship with later success in reading skills such as decoding, oral reading fluency, reading comprehension, writing, and spelling.

Kindergarten literacy is a broad term that kincludes learning your letters, their sounds, beginning to read and writing. Children who work with literacy worksheets and literacy activities have a clear and strong relationship with later success in reading skills such as decoding, oral reading fluency, reading comprehension, writing, and spelling.

Literacy Activities

Since literacy is a really broad topic this page includes a variety of kindergarten literacy worksheets and activity ideas by type so you can pick the level your child is working on. Below you can find all our literacy printable activities including:

  • Kindergarten alphabet – Start by learning your 26 letters and the beginning sounds each alphabet letter make.
  • CVC Words and Activities – Children will learn to sound out simple 3-4 letter words using the letter sounds they’ve learned.
  • Sight Word Worksheets and Activities – Sight words don’t follow rules and thus must be memorized. These words are crucial for empowering young readers as they make up more than 50% of written text!
  • Word Family Worksheets and Activities – Learning to recognize similar word endings and patterns gives students the skills they need to decode words. This helps children improve reading and spelling with predictable rhying words.
  • Phonics Worksheets and Activities – When its time to go beyond letters and their sounds, it is time to use phonics skills to sound out and spell more and more complex words with these literacy worksheets
  • Writing Worksheets and Activities – Help children work on writing complete sentences and then their thoughts and opinions with these cut and paste activities and writing prompts.
  • Reading Worksheets and Activities – Practice reading words and text and matching the word meaning, plus work on reading comprehension with these free printable reading worksheet choices.

Children are going to love these unique, fun-to-color free Lowercase Letter Coloring Pages. Each of these pages is shaped like the lower case letter and is filled with lots of cute clipart starting with the same beginning sound as the featured letter. Use these abc coloring pages as a fun phonics activity and to build volcabulary as well. These alphabet coloring pages preschool, toddlers, pre-k, and kindergarten they can make into a really cool alphabet book. Simply print free alphabet coloring book printable pdf and you are ready to play and learn your ABCs from A to Z. FREEPumpkin Pie Phonics Games for Kindergarten - fun, hands on alphabet activity for prek and kindergarten age kids to learn letters and their sounds with a fun, hands on ABC puzzle for thanksgiving theme #alphabet #kindergarten #thanksgiving free-spring-showers-letter-matching

ABC Kindergarten

Help children learn their abcs from A to Z in order, then work on matching upper and lowercase letters. Then learn the letter sounds and begin to identify them with fun clip it cards, initial sound puzzles, and other fun phonics games!

Printable CVC Words Short A book to cut and paste for kindergarten and first graders FREE CVC Words Bump Game -fun, hands on liteeracy activity for kindergarten age students #cvcwords #kindergarten #homeschool #bumpgame #education Our free Star wars CVC word game makes it fun for Kindergarten students to practice reading and writing CVC words. Low prep and easy to use, this game will help kids build confidence as readers! Free printables include a game board and a variety of worksheets. This game can be used any time of year, but it is perfect for May Fourth. Looking for a fun way to practice reading simple CVC Words to practice phonics skills? You will love this Plane Rhyming CVC Words activity. Simply grab a bingo dauber and the free do a dot printables in the pdf file and you are ready to read, rhyme, and dab word families. Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students will have fun practicing sounding out words with the letter sounds they've learned while listening for and seeing similar letter patterns in these words.

Kindergarten CVC Words

Now that your kindergartner knows their letter sounds, it is time to put the skill to work to form simple CVC words! These fun cut and paste cvc worksheets, cvc activites using dot markers, and cute cvc word games are perfect for practicing!

If you are looking for a fun, engaging idea for your christmas lesson plans for kindergarten, you will love this Gingerbread sight words activity! This hands-on gingerbread activities for kindergartners is a sensory Christmas activity for preschool, pre-k, kinders, and first grade students perfect for December. Simply print gingerbread printables and make the quick sensory material and you are ready to read and learn! train-sight-words-game color in the sight word flowers to get through the maze while practicing kindergarten sight words; free sight word worksheets FREE Pumpkin Sight Words Game - fun, hands on reading game to help kindergartners practice primer sight words with a fun fall themed activity #sightwords #pumpkin #kindergarten

Kindergarten Sight Words

Looking for more fun, engaging and free kindergarten sight word activities, games, and worksheets? Check these resources out:

FREE Lion Rhyming Activity - Young learners will love this silly, educational activity where they will practice rhyming cvc words, strengthen hand muscles, and even sneak in some threading to make a lion. This reading reading readiness activity is great for prek, kindergarten, and 1st grade students. Simply print FREE printable and let students use a hole puncher. #rhyming #cvcwords #kindergarten #prek #rhymingactivity #education turkey-word-families-sorting-activity-free  Bubble Word Families activity for kindergartners Help kids learn to identify rhyming word families to improve reading and spelling skills with this fun word family printable activity.  These free printable word family strips have pictures for kindergarteners and first grade students to sound out and spell.  Download pdf file with  rhyming families activity to improve fluency!

Word Families Kindergarten

Recognizing word families allow young children to learn to spot patterns, identify root words, and understand their common meanings or sounds. This will help kids improve reading fluency and spell better too!

Our free Blends Bingo game is a fun way for your kids to practice 6 different R consonant blends! This consonant blend game is easy to prepare and fun to play. Simply print the free printable kindergarten phonics game and watch your kids play and learn. It is the perfect activity for kindergartener and first graders too.   These fun kindergarten summer worksheets are a great way for children to learn, practice and review essential literacy skills like their alphabet letters, beginning sounds, and more! Simply print these summer worksheets for kindergarten and you are ready to review important knowledge you don't want kids to forget over the summer. These summer worksheets for preschool,  kindergartners, and first grade review letter recognition, ABCs, initial sounds, CVC words and more.    These super cute, free printable rhyming words worksheets are a great way to improve literacy and reading skills! SImply print the no-prep rhyming words worksheets for kindergartners, preschoolers, and grade 1 students.   With these Kindergarten rhyming worksheets, young children will learn about 12 different sets of rhyming words through fun printable worksheets.

Literacy Worksheets

These free printable literacy worksheets are a great way to go beyond  ABC worksheets to really work on reading, writing, and spelling. These kindergarten literacy worksheets include CVC Word worksheets, rhyming worksheets, word family worksheets, sight word worksheets, and lots of phonics worksheets too. Use these kindergarten worksheets with pre-k, K4, K5, and first grade students.

Kids will love learning about the life cycle of a plant with this free Plant Life Cycles reader.  Children will love learning about how plants grow from tiny seeds, into plants, and big trees while reading through this emergent reader. This life cycle of a plant printable book is a great introduction to plant science for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders. Simply download pdf file with life cycle of a plant printable and you are ready to play and learn about plant life cycle for kids.  These free Fairy Tales worksheets are a great way for children to practice and improve their reading comprehension, vocabulary and their writing skills. They will also be working on their letter and word recognition which is an important part of learning to read. Use these reading comprehension worksheets with kindergarten and first graders to read some common fairytale stories such as The 3 Little Pigs, Goldilocks and the 3 Bears, Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Gingerbread Man and Little Red Riding Hood.  Simply print  Join us as we explore the topic of phoneme segmentation and give you some teaching strategies to help your Kindergarten students master this skill. We've also got a free printable segmentation mat to help children practice segmenting 3 phoneme words. Perfect for literacy centers, early finishers, and homeschools. Grab your copy today FREE Farm Sentence Worksheets - kids will have fun practicing building sentences with these cut and paste worksheets for prek, kindergarten and first grade students about farm animals #farm #sentences #kindergarten

Kindergarten Reading Worksheets

Make sure you encourage reading 30 minutes a day to model reading while working on increased vocabulary and literacy skills. Then work on reading comprehension with these simple reading worksheets  for your kg class.

Introducing opinion writing is a great way for your students to learn about persuasive language. This post will help you introduce this important skill in the classroom. Click through to snag some free worksheets that are perfect for introducing opinion writing into the K-1 curriculum! Writing About Pets: Free Printable Book For Kindergarten Students. Super cute, fun and free creative writing printable for kindergarteners. Fun writing prompts for kids #kindergarten #creativewriting #writingprompts Looking for some fun ways to encourage your students as they begin to write? Our FREE pattern writing is a fun way to help Kindergarten students begin writing. Use this writing activities for kindergarten and first grade to make writing fun with homeschool children or for classroom use. Print pdf file with kindergarten pattern writing and you are ready for a no prep writing activity for kindergartners any time!

Kindergarten Writing Worksheets

Once your child knows their ABCs, it is time to work on some phonics skills! These english worksheet for kg allow children to put letters together to make simple words and sentences. Then practice putting sentences in order, adding correct capital letters and punctuation, and writing short paragraphs and stories. We’ve includded lots of creative writing prompts ans story starters to make sure kids have something to write about once they are capable.

I wanted to help distinguish between our Alphabet Worksheets and those that go beyond the basic A-Z letters and the sounds they make. These literacy worksheets help get preschoolers, kindergartners and grade 1 students reading, writing, and spelling. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler, you will love these handy worksheets for kindergartners to work on reading and language arts skills. find all our literacy printable activities including: Sight Word Worksheets and activities Word Family Worksheets and activities CVC Word Worksheets and activities PhonicsWorksheets and activities All other Literacy Worksheets and activities These free printable literacy worksheets are a great way to go beyond  ABC worksheets to really work on reading, writing, and spelling. These kindergarten literacy worksheets include CVC Word worksheets, rhyming worksheets, word family worksheets, sight word worksheets, and lots of phonics worksheets too. Use these kindergarten worksheets with pre-k, K4, K5, and first grade students.

Kindergarten Literacy Worksheets

These literacy worksheets help get preschoolers, kindergartners and grade 1 students reading, writing, and spelling. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler, you will love these handy worksheets for kindergartners to work on reading and language arts skills. Keep scrolling to see all our free printable kinderagren worksheets to make learning effective, affordable, and FUN!