English Language Arts Kindergarten
Reading: Foundational Skills Standard 2
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Sort the pictures from the alphabet goop according to the correct letters.
Alphabet with Billy Bear
Students explore the alphabet and words that start with each letter.
Click on a letter to get started then select all pictures that belong with the letter, afterwards enjoy a surprise.
Between the Lions: Games
Includes a collection of games to review phonics and vocabulary words.
In this interactive site, students must find words that begin with the same sound. They then receive a "ticket" to ride bumper cars with Oscar the Grouch.
Fuzzy Lion Ears
Listen to the word and choose the letter that is missing.
Hip Hop Rhyme
Rhyming lesson with rhyming activities.
Kelly's kindergarten Games
This site has many games to make to teach and practice letter names, sounds, sight words, spelling rimes, and much more.
Kindergarten Language Arts Skill Builders
A list of 14 activities that build foundational reading and language skills.
Little Animals' Activity Center
Students identify words ending or beginning with the same letter or words that rhyme.
Mother Goose Express
A collection of resources with Mother Goose Rhymes. Includes several of the rhymes with art projects, activities, and other resources.
PBS Literacy Games
A large variety of games can be accessed from this link that address foundational reading skills for kindergarten and 1st grade.
Word Blender Game
Help Wordblender by choosing the
beginning and ending sounds for each word.
Word Family Make a Word
Click on the word family you would like to work with and add beginning letters to form words that match the picture.
Games for beginning-letter sound, short-vowel and long vowel sounds.
Generating Rhymes: Developing Phonemic Awareness
Learning how to generate rhyme and recognizing rhyming patterns in language is an essential skill for emergent readers. Students should be able to manipulate words and sounds to create simple rhymes, which will help them recognize word and letter patterns later on. This ReadWriteThink lesson supports the goal of helping young students to recognize and generate rhymes through songs, poems, and games. Students will create rhyming lyrics to known songs, give rhyming words for a given keyword in a poem, and interact with their peers to find rhyming pairs. Students will then demonstrate their knowledge through an individual assessment exercise.
Growing Readers and Writers with Help from Mother Goose
This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, will help children grow as readers and writers using the familiar words and characters of nursery rhymes. Children will be encouraged to connect the characters with letters of the alphabet, letting them serve as hooks to help children remember the letters and their sounds and use that knowledge in their writing. The familiar rhyming patterns can also be used to help students identify familiar chunks of words that they can use in their own writing.
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