Literacy Activities

Please spend at least 30 minutes a day reading with your child. Let’s read together to make our children’s futures successful! Use the activities below to help your child read on grade level.

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Free children’s books and resources to keep children reading, learning and growing are available on the Scholastic website. Read and turn the pages along with your child, or listen to a narrator tell a story. Deepen learning by playing word puzzles or taking a fun quiz. New books, categorized by age, are posted each Monday for the upcoming week.

Please click the links below.

Pre-K and Kindergarten

Grades 1-2

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-9


Click here for interesting, educational games and activities for children and families.

Free Library of Philadelphia – Tumblebooks Series – Read Aloud for Prekindergarten – Grade 3

Click here for the Tumblebook of the Day.

Did you know that the Free Library offers hundreds of other Tumblebooks to all Philadelphians, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, at no cost? All you need is a library card! Of course, Tumblebooks are only the beginning of what you can freely access online from the Free Library. From digital movies and television, to music, to online learning resources and ebooks for all ages, visit http://libwww.freelibrary.org/kids to learn more.


Click here for fun learning activities that will actively engage 0-5 year old children.


Click here to learn to read using games & phonics and to learn math.


Click here for entertaining and educational games and videos for young children.


Helping Your Child Learn How to Read and Write

Click here to link to Helping Your Child Learn How to Read and Write.


Department of Education Activities for Kindergarten – Grade 3

The Compact for Reading Guide offers tips on creating community and family-school partnerships with the purpose of improving children’s reading. The School-Home Links Reading Kits are a collection of research-based activities designed to help families reinforce the reading and language arts skills that their children are learning at school.

Kindergarten Reading Kit

First Grade Reading Kit

Second Grade Reading Kit

Third Grade Reading Kit

You can access individual pages of the kits by clicking on the links below.

Kindergarten

First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

These Reading Kits are also available in Spanish:

Actividades de Kindergarten

Actividades de Primer Grado

Actividades de Segundo Grado

Actividades de Tercer Grado

The individual pages are also available in Spanish:

Kindergarten

Primer Grado

Segundo Grado

Tercer Grado