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Reading & Language

Kindergartner Activities & Games

These activities from PBS Kids help kindergartners learn letters, sounds, and words. Many offer interactive and printable activities that will help children practice their writing and learn to recognize letters. All of them feature the PBS Kids TV characters your child loves.

Berenstain Bears: Story Time
Choose words to help create a story about the Berenstain Bears.

Between the Lions: The Best Trampolini Game
Click the rope to spin the pictures until they match the words below them.

Between the Lions: Lionel’s Talking Gizmo
Mix and match words to form funny sentences.

Between the Lions: Pounce
Jump on the word that matches its sound.

Caillou: Cook with Caillou
Help Caillou and his grandma find the right ingredients to make their favorite recipes.

Electric Company: Chain Game
Change one sound in a word at a time to create a whole new word.

Martha Speaks: Switcharoo
Drag the pictures to switch them around until all the cards are in the right places.

Sesame Street: Murray’s Word on the Street
Take “pictures” of things that match Murray’s description.

Super WHY!: Create a Superhero
Pick a superhero and then spell words to earn rewards for them.

Super WHY!: Reading Power Bingo
Click on the word that means the opposite of the word given to reveal a special surprise beneath the Bingo squares!

Super WHY!: Rock ‘n’ Read Jukebox
Sing, dance, and learn about literacy with the Super Flyers.

Word World: Bear’s Skate Park
Control Bear’s skateboard to pick up letters and spell words correctly.

Use the PBS Parents Activity Search to find more reading and writing projects, games and stories.

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