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List of the Best Reading Games for Kids 2016 - Fun Games for Kids to Play

When children enjoy reading, moving into literacy is so much easier! Reading games can help this along - playing and challenging with letters, words and general reading concepts can make the subject just as enjoyable as a good book!

For 2016, here are some tips on the best reading games for kids - the ones that parents and kids love the most, having great ratings and reviews...


Learning Resources Pop For Sight Words Game (Age 6-10)

Kids will gobble up foundational reading skills as they recognize and read aloud sight words. Fast-paced game play is great for improving fluency and vocabulary. Players can keep piling up the kernels, as long as they read the words correctly. Pull a POP kernel, and all your pieces go back! For two to four players.

Educational Insights Phonics Dominoes Blends & Digraphs (Age 6-8)

Educational Insights Blends and Digraphs Phonics Dominoes emphasizes beginning consonant blends and digraphs, word building, and spelling patterns. Kids can form hundreds of words and the dominoes are printed with high-utility consonant blends, digraphs, and important phonograms. Pack includes a solid storage container, an activity guide, and 84 dominoes.

Bob Books Happy Hats Beginning Reading Game Line (Age 4 and up)

Play and read with friends Sam, Mat, Dot and Mit in this board game made just for beginning readers. Children explore letter names and letter sounds as they create simple words to help pave the path to reading success. Along the way, children collect "Happy Hats" for every word that they create. Game play encourages the use of social skills, literacy, and simple counting.

Learning Resources Snap It Up! Phonics: Word Families

This exciting, fast-paced card game provides kids with hard-hitting practice in reading skills! Players pick and pass cards as fast as they can to spell words. It's fast! It's crazy! And it's so much fun, kids will want to snap it up again and again! Each game includes 90 cards

Super Genius - Reading 1 (Age 6 and up)

This reading matching game focuses on the Dolch list of the most common sight words from children's reading books, and helps prepare early readers for more complicated language skills to come. There is always a match between any two cards. Find the pair between a word and its image, two images or two words...

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In my humble opinion, anything that makes reading – and even the idea of reading – more fun is a good thing! When reading is approached as something that is enjoyable, a child’s chances for a higher literacy level are greatly increased. With that said, reading games can give a whole new dimension to fun in reading...

Reading Activities

Reading activities guide your child through learning about letters, sight words, and more the fun way. Use these reading activities with your young reader.


Explore reading and play games with your favorite PBS KIDS characters like Elmo, WordGirl, Super Why and Daniel Tiger!

Fun ideas | Oxford Owl

Reading games for ages 3-11. Great suggestions for activities and games to help your child’s reading. Phonic games, memory games, listening games and more

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