Practice Your Reading/Typing Skills!



Type of Activity

Name of Activity


Letter sounds, letter identification


Starfall ABCs


Alphabet skills

(Find it in list of games on left)


PBSkids: ABCD Watermelon


Upper and lower case letter identification


Kangaroo Confusion


Identifying beginning sounds (drag upper and lower case, beginning letters)


Leo the Letter Loving Lobster


Matching pictures with same beginning sounds


Clifford’s Sound Match


Type missing short vowel


Kidport - Missing letters



Blending sounds into words; reading short stories


Starfall main index


Matching written to spoken word




Short Vowel sounds in words


Chicken Stacker


Short Vowel sounds in words


Name the Picture


Consonant Blends


Blending Bowl

Sight Words

Type missing letters in sight words; select from 20 lists of words


Missing Letters


Find and correct capitalization and punctuation errors

Sentence Clubhouse


Select the proofreading skills to work on (skill varies by story)

Power Proofreading

Parts of Speech

Identify nouns, verbs, adjectives


Grammar Gorillas


Identify parts of speech (choose grade range)



Extension activities

Reading Resources – correlates with Reading text book




Listen to online stories




learn and practice specific reading strategies

Into the Book


Write poetry online

Poetry Writing with Jack Prelutzky


Study your spelling words online


Spelling City


Find rhymes, antonyms, synonyms, definitions, etc. for a word


Rhyme Zone




Synonym Sam’s Lab


Play crossword, word find, hangman, etc.

Learning Vocabulary can be Fun


Practice vocabulary or grammar while donating rice to needy people


“Trick or Type”, “Desert Typing”, “Keyboard Triathlon” etc.

Typing Games


online Typing Tests – select from Lessons #2 - 8

Typing Test



Fun, colorful site introducing typing skills to children

Dance Mat Typing