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Kindergarten:interactive activities

Learn the ABC;s and their sounds Learn to Read: Interactive learning, stories, and movies.
Pick a pumpkin short u, build a jack-o-lantern Ten Little Snowmen
Little Explorers: An Online Picture Dictionary Dinosaur Alphabet Book
A simple book to read online, with a dinosaur for each letter of the alphabet.
The Three Little Kittens Students can listen to the audio version of this Mother Goose classic. Perhaps you can have them raise their hand each time they hear a rhyming word.
Note you need to download the free RealPlayer plug-in in order to listen to this story.
You can also view the non-audio version of this story.
Rattic in the Attic This animated online story gives you a lot of opportunities to stop and have children make predictions. This is a funny story of a farmer who can't sleep because of noise coming from his attic. Readers have the ability to change background music and to click on mouths for characters to talk. There is also a self grading quiz at the end of the story.
The Internet Public Library Story Hour K-3 Themes
Rebus Rhymes Scroll down to see list Kids Corner - Beatrix Potter
Read these classic Beatrix Potter stories to your whole class. Stories include Tale of Peter Rabbit, Cecily Parsely's Nursery Rhymes, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, and others. These online versions feature large text and the original illustrations.
Children's Story Books Online with sound Match the color
Alphabet Garden Activity - Fill in the missing letter by clicking on the flower that has that letter. Very good activity for sequencing the alphabet. CVC Words - Student selects the word that matches the picture.
ABC Order Make a Word - Find the vowel that fits in the CVC word to make a new word.
Letter Recognition in Seussville!  
Sight Word Practice Quizzes - Many quizzes and levels Find the letter - Audio provided; Rabbit names a letter for student to click on; feedback given for wrong response.
Websites to Use from Home
At home activities for the family Game Goo
Cool Games by Etch-A-Sketch Funschool
Bob the Builder Games Fuzzy Lion Ears- Find the missing letter and click on it You'll find partially-written words with accompanying pictures. As Leona presents each one, she'll say the word. Choose from three different letters to make the word. Click on the blue arrow to get started.

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It's Fun to Read! I'm Reading!
Beginning Consonant Practice Beginning letter match - find words that begin with same letter sound.
Consonant Blends - Find the blend that matches the picture. Beginning Consonant Digraphs - Select the correct digraph
Ending consonant practice - for all letters. Ending Digraphs - Select the correct digraph ending.
Short A Practice Short E Practice
Short I Practice Short O Practice
Short U Practice Which Vowel makes a word
Missing Vowels - Type out the word with the missing vowel in place Short Vowel Practice - Select correct spelling of word
Short Vowel Words - Scroll down near the bottom and select the vowel. Use the phonics and sight words to make sentences Online Stories - Starfall - per vowel sound to practice reading
Words and Pictures - Activities with vowel blends: oo, ee, ay, igh, and silent e with long vowels. Audio, poems, activities and worksheets CVC Maker - Word Play- Make words and put them on Word list, then read them back. and Word Match - Match word shown by using arrows by the letters.
.Which Bird is Correct? - pick the bird that is saying the written word and drag the parrot over to the word. Emily Goes to School - Interactive story. Click on the bone to begin
I Can Read Game - Listen to the sentence then click on the spoken word. Clap and Count Practice - Clap out the word and count the syllables. Click on the words that tell that number of syllables.
Count the Syllables - Click on the correct button for the number of syllables in the word. Crossword Puzzles for Young Children - Each week a new puzzle with Dolch words. Clues and hints included. Excellent first start for children learning to work crossword puzzles!
Grade One Books Online - Children can read to one another from books that are especially designed to match exactly with Grade 1 Reading Vocabulary Lists. Maggie's Earth Adventures - Nouns and Verbs - Put the trash into the correct bucket, separating the nouns and verbs.
Websites to Use at Home
Paw Park: Sassy Seals - Match beginning sounds - (from Game Goo - Learning That Sticks!) Have More Fun - Many games to select from in various formats-scroll down to see
Spell words - Magnetic Board - drag letters to create word. Gus and Inky Learn about rhyming words - online lesson and activity
Long and Short Vowel Match - match words by the vowel sounds that are the same Quiet Quest for Opposites by Spanky the Tooth Taker - From Game Goo (learning that sticks)

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Word Families - select the word family to practice and select the correct beginning consonant to match the pictures Vowel Digraphs - select correct digraph to match picture
SpellBound - child sees the word spelled correctly, then letters are mixed up and child must put them in order again Dinosaur Eggs - Listen to the voice and choose the egg that shows that word.
Dolch List Practice - online activities to practice sight words Missing Letters - find the matching sight word and type in the missing letters
High Frequency Words - six activities using sight words - drag correct word to complete the sentences Magnetic Nursery Rhymes - Put the poem back together again. Identify the words and drag them to recreate the nursery rhyme.
The Syllable Factory - break words up into "chunks" Order Me Around - Click on the words one time according to ABC order, and then click on the Submit button to see if you are right.
ABC Order - People's Names-some to second letter ABC Order - Christmas Words
ABC Order - Thanksgiving Words ABC Order - Winter Words
Build a Sentence - drag scrambled words to create a sentence Contraction Practice - interactive contraction practice
Sequence the Story - drag the pictures in the correct order - (students can have the story read to them if necessary) Opposites (Antonyms) Teacher page that has many choices of activities for students to practice using antonyms
Synonyms Teacher page that has many choices of activities for students to practice using synonyms Multiple Meaning Words Teacher page that includes online and paper activities for students to practice multiple meaning words
Phonics Endings Level 2 Find the missing ending blend
Contractions Teacher page that has online interactive practice and teaching materials Prefixes Mrs. Fix teaches un, re, mis, pre. Includes online quizes.
Websites to Use from Home
Vowel Practice - drag the correct vowel into the word to spell it correctly - beware pop-ups! Word Families - create new words from word endings
Alphabet Bears - Put the bears in order according to the words on their shirts Monkey Business: Rain Forest Run Around - Click on the words to put them in correct order. (from Game Goo - Learning That Sticks!)

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Circus Builder - Gather up acts for a three-ring circus by finding matching vowel sounds. Select the word that has the same vowel sound as the given word. (rhyming words) Magnetic Nursery Rhymes - Put the poem back together again. Identify the words and drag them to recreate the nursery rhyme.
Rhymes - from Little Animals Activity Centre - Digby Mole's Word games (choose level 1, 2, or 3) Missing Letters
Spin and Spell - click on the word and see if you can spell it. May be played with a partner. Digraphs - Complete the sentences with words containing the oo digraph.
Circus Builder - Gather up acts for a three-ring circus by finding matching vowel sounds. Crystal Castle - Prefixes hold the key to building the castle and making it light up.
Dino Hunters - Find all the different dinosaurs using dictionary. Flamingo - Form a flock of flamingos with suffixes -y and -ly.
Snowman Builder - Build a family of snowmen as you review four different skills. Our friends, the Grammar Gorillas, need help identifying parts of speech. If you click on the right word in the sentence, our friends get a banana. And you know, a gorilla with a banana is a gorilla with appeal.
Help Remainder the Dog gather enough mushrooms to sell at the market by uncovering the roots of words. Spell Check - find the word that is spelled wrong in a list
2 Bee or Notoobee - 2Bee and Queen Nottoobee need flowers to make honey. Help them find flowers by choosing the correct verb to complete the sentences. Penguins on Ice - Make a sentence : Place the penguins in the correct order on the podiums to make the sentence.
Which mark? : Drag the penguin with the correct punctuation mark to the empty podium.
Make it interesting : Drag the penguin with the correct descriptive word to the empty podium.
Word Works - add prefix and suffix to words, then decide if it makes sense in a sentence. Story Scramble - drag the pictures in the correct order - Students can have the story read to them if necessary.
Fly-By Contraction Practice- find the correct airplane to match with the contraction Contraction Practice - interactive contraction practice
Irregular Plurals - match the related words, singular to plural Homonyms - Choose the correct Homonym to finish the sentence
Synonyms and Antonyms - many games, scroll to the bottom to choose Spin and Spell - Many categories to select. Click on game to begin.
Websites to Use from Home
Sign the Alphabet Word Turtle - This is a custom seek and find word search game. You give FunBrain a list of words which it then hides in the puzzle.
The Translator Alligator - For each screen, identify the correct word in the foreign language. Click on the correct word, or type in the name (spelling counts). Tooth Tally with Squanky the Tooth Taker - Help the tooth fairy match the synonyms

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Reading Comprehension - A special Christmas Present also has Recreating the Story
and Gap-fill exercise

Two sisters and the cat
Reading Comprehension Recreating the Story
Gap-fill exercise

Snowman Builder - Build a family of snowmen as you review four different skills. Environmental Rescue - Turn a polluted pond into a paradise by building complete sentences.
Ski Lodge Vacation - Take a ski trip by finding matching vowel sounds. Rocket to the Moon - Build and launch a rocket to the moon by identifying synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms.
Homonyms - Here's a memory card game with a twist - match pairs of homonyms. Word Confusion - Help Regan the Vegan make fresh salad. Choose the correct word to complete each sentence.
The Plural Girls - Twin sisters Pearl and Flora lost their friends in the bubble machine. Help them get their friends out by choosing the correct plural form of the given word. Establish a Purpose for Writing - Online tutorial and many online practices
Fact, Habit, Opinion or Schedule? Compare and Contrast
Dr. Stripp - Reading Ring - Put the comic strips in sequence, then answer questions about the comic strip Stated Information - Online story about elephants and quiz
Cause and Effect - Combine two sentences using connecting words to show cause and effect. Multiple Meanings - Online quiz that requires thinking about word meanings
Synonym Matching - Find pairs or words with same meaning Antonym Matching - Find pairs with opposite meaning
Word Jungle - Choose correct meaning of given word to swing in jungle Homophone Challenge - find correct word to complete sentence
Adjectives/Adverbs - Change adjectives into adverbs in this online quiz Word Meaning - Select correct meaning of the word from context clues.
Context Clues 2. - Select correct meaning of the word from context clues. Sentence Types - Select the type of sentence; command, question, exclamation, statement; then edit the sentence
Verb Tenses - Identify correct usage of verbs Fish Tanks - Fill a tank with tropical fish using prefixes, roots, and suffixes.
Forming Compound Words - Match the words in the center with the words in the corners to form compound words that are found in a kitchen. Reading Headlines - students read eight headlines and try to determine what the article is about
Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions

Parts of Speech

What are They Selling - students critically evaluate six advertisements
Fact, Habit, Opinion or Schedule?
Websites to Use from Home
What's My Meaning - (four Quia games) match words with meanings Matching | Concentration | Flash Cards | Word Search Guess What Comes Next - students read a passage and predict what would happen next
Analogy Challenge - Try to complete the analogies in a race against time. Puzz.com has a quiz with 152 analogies - pick one or two a day and practice this valuable skill
Putting Sentences Together - BBC site; worksheet, fact sheet, quiz Interactive Outlining Tool - use this to practice outlining skills.

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Analogy Challenge - Try to complete the analogies in a race against time. Fish Tanks 1 - Fill a tank with tropical fish using prefixes, roots, and suffixes.
Fish Tanks 2 - Fill a tank with tropical fish using your knowledge of plurals. Synonym Challenge - Try to identify the correct synonyms in a race against time.
Field Trip - Take a school field trip by unscrambling the synonyms. Future City - Build a city of the future by classifying words in a series.
Cows context clue - Build corrals for cows by reading and answering questions. Treasure Behind the Mask - Uncover the hidden treasure with your knowledge of the schwa sound.
Sly Pig - Build homes for pigs by unscrambling words. Antonym Challenge
Space Station - Build a space station by using word study skills Verb Phrases - Find the complete verb phrase
Grammar Blast - Pronouns Multiple Meanings - Online quiz that requires thinking about word meanings
Sentence Types - Select the type of sentence; command, question, exclamation, statement; then edit the sentence Practice Reading Passages with questions
Punctuation Game Reading Deduction - Solve a mystery by reading clues
Poetry Splatter - Build poems with your knowledge of nouns, verbs, adverbs and adjectives Point of View Practice -
Using Adjectives to write poems Using There, Their, and They're Correctly
Drawing Conclusions Reading Clothing Labels with Questions
Story Details - Elephants with Questions Story Details - Dolphins with Questions
Websites to Use from Home
Stay Afloat - Stay afloat is similar to Hangman, but you choose the topic of the words. Be sure to guess the word before your boat sinks! Dr. Stripp - Reading Ring - Put the comic strips in sequence, then answer questions about the comic strip
2 Bee or Nottoobee- Present and past tense online quiz Spellaroo - Click on the misspelled word in the sentences
Paint by Idioms - dioms add color to language. Help FunBrain.com's grand master, Salvabear Dali, finish his paintings by identifying the correct expression.

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