Reading Activities for Preschoolers

Reading is one of the most important things that children have to learn in life, and so the parents could be looking for reading activities for preschoolers to make the child’s job even easier.

There are a lot of activities that you may have that both you and the child will enjoy.

Reading Activities for Preschoolers

Letter bingo

Bingo is a game that everybody knows to play. You just need some printable bingo cards. These can have numbers, letters or both numbers and letters. You also need some printable caller cards and some small things that will serve as markers. You may use M&M’s that you can eat after the game is over.

Name puzzle

The main point of this one of the preschoolers’ reading activities is to show children that the letters putnext to each other can make up meaningful words. For the activity you will need an envelope, scissors, two paper stripes, a red marker and a black marker.

Alphabet monster cards

One of the most important skills of a preschooler is to recognize the letters. This is something that the reading activities for preschoolers can help you with. For the activity you have to write each letter on anindex card and allow the child to make a ‘monster’ of the letters.

Words I know

There are some words that the children learn very easily. You can use this ability for this activity for preschoolers’ reading. Get a digital camera and a printer and make photos of the words that the child can recognize. Then together with him or her, you should make a book of these words.

Direction scavenger hunt

This is one of the reading activities for preschoolers that the children enjoy the most. You just need some items to hide and a few post-its to write the directions on. This way the child will improve his or her direction vocabulary and this is something that he or she will be able to use in school.

Alphabet match-up

For this game, you should print the letters of the alphabet on pieces of paper that you glue to clothespins. Then cut out pictures from magazines for each of the letters and let the child match the letters to the pictures.

There are some other reading activities for preschoolers as well that you could try.


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