Free Online Reading Games



Our compilation of Free Online Phonics Games available on the Internet. Play word games that teach, build or strengthen your word skills and concepts while having fun. We categorise and review the games listed here to help you find the games you are looking for.

We have phonics games, vowel games, consonant games, making sentences and reading games.

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Phonics Games

Learning Sounds or Phonemes

Phoneme Pop Match the sound with the letter by popping the bubble. Phonics Game (b to n) Match the consonant sounds.
Phonics Game (m to z) Match the consonant sounds. Phonics Game (US) Match the vowel sounds.
Phonics Game (UK) Match the vowel sounds. Phonics Fighter Aliens are trying to steal the alphabets. You must know what sounds each object begins with to reclaim that letter.
Fuzzy Lion Ears Listen to the sounds to complete the words Phonics Listen to the sounds of consonants, vowels and consonant blends.
Wild West Phonics (UK) Listen to the word and choose the correct sound to fill the gap. There are 3 levels: Medium, Hard or Really Hard. Dinosaur's Eggs Phonics Choose which group of words you wish to practice. Listen to the word, choose the correct egg and then press 'next'. If you are right the sabre-toothed will put a scratch on the tree. When you have completed ten goes you will be able to print out a certificate including all of the words you read and thoise that you need to work on.
Dinosaur's High Frequency Words Choose which group of words you wish to practice. Listen to the word, choose the correct egg and then press 'next'. If you are right the sabre-toothed will put a scratch on the tree. When you have completed ten goes you will be able to print out a certificate including all of the words you read and thoise that you need to work on.  


Learning Beginning Sounds or Beginning Letters

Sound Matching with Clifford the Big Red Dog Listen and learn! Identify the beginning sounds in this interactive sound match game. Beginning Sounds Help Digby Mole find the word with the given beginning sound.
Picture Match A matching game that reinforces the concept of beginning-letter sounds, short-vowel sounds and long-vowel sounds Phonics Name Game Listen to the name and click on the letter that the name starts with.
Alphabet Match - Phonemic Awareness Alphabet Match is a fun game where children must match letter sounds to beginning word sounds. For example "A" = "Ant" Children flip cards to make a match between the letters and the words or vice-versa. All letters and words are sounded out for children as they play the game. Lots of fun. Letter Lifter Type in the beginning letter of each word.
Letters and Pictures Click on the objects that start with each letter of the alphabet shown on the left, Letter Lifter Initial letter recognition. Click the start belt lever. Type in the starting sound for the things on the conveyer belt. Suitable for foundation stage students.

Learning Ending Sounds

Ending Sounds Help Digby Mole find the word with the given beginning sound. Phonic Endings (Level 1) Find the word with the given phonic ending that matches with the picture (K to 2)
Phonic Endings (Level 2) Fill in the letter to match the word with the picture (K to 2) Phonic Endings (Level 3) Type in the word that match the picture (K to 2)


Learning Vowels

Vowels and Consonants Help Rusty Rat catch the falling vowels or consonants. Short or Long Vowel Words Find the words that match the pictures.
Missing Vowel Select the missing vowel to form the word that matches the picture. Vowels with Clifford Choose the vowels to make real words.
Ski Lodge Vacation (Grades 3 - 4) Take a ski trip by finding matching vowel sounds. Circus Builder (Grades 3 - 4) Gather up acts for a three-ring circus by finding matching vowel sounds.

Short Vowels

Chicken Stacker Select the short vowel sound: a, e, i, o, u . Find the word with the short vowel sound and stack some chickens. Make a Match - Short Vowel Words Match the short vowel words with the correct picture.
Short Vowel Words Find the short vowel words that match the pictures. See 'N Spell - Short Vowels Look at each picture. Click and drag the letters into the grey box to spell the word. Click on the Check Work Button to check your answer.
Vowel Sound - Short I and Sight Words Use your mouse to move the words around to make your own sentences. See how many sentences you can make about the picture.  


Long Vowels

Long Vowels - a Drag all the pictures of words that have a long a sound into the box. Long Vowels - e Drag all the pictures of words that have a long e sound into the box.
Long Vowels - i Drag all the pictures of words that have a long i sound into the box. Long Vowels - o Drag all the pictures of words that have a long o sound into the box.
Long Vowels - u Drag all the pictures of words that have a long u sound into the box. Long Vowel Sounds - a, i, o Identify the long vowel sounds in each word.
Long Vowel Sounds e, u Identify the long vowel sounds in each words. Match the picture Find the long vowel words that match the pictures.
Ice Cream Cake (a_e) Poem and activities to help students master the "a_e" sound. The Doctor's Line Poem and activities to help students master the "i_e" sound.
A Busy Fly (y) Poem and activities to help students master the "y" sound. Daisy the Brainy Snail (ai) Poem and activities to help students master the "ai" sound.
A Gentleman Goat (oa) Poem and activities to help students master the "oa" sound. A Birthday on a Monday (ay) Poem and activities to help students master the "ay" sound.
The Man in the Moon (oo) Poem and activities to help students master the "oo" sound. A Meal by the Seaside (ea) Poem and activities to help students master the "ea" sound.
Marching Through the Night (igh) Poem and activities to help students master the "igh" sound. Meet the Creeps (ee) Poem and activities to help students master the "ee" sound.


CVC Words

Word Wheel 1 The Word Wheel is multimedia tool for pupils to explore and develop their skill at blending phonemes in CVC words. The application consists of two wheels, one contains four onsets and the other holds four rimes. World Wheel 2 The Word Wheel 2 is multimedia tool for pupils to explore and develop their skill at blending phonemes in words with clusters.
Ladybird Lander Identify initial, medial and final phonemes in CVC and CCVC words. Alien Scavenger Hunt Catch the letters to form the CVC word.
Pounce Pounce on the word that matches the sound. Flood Help save the books from the flood by selecting words that should go together.
CVC Pop Select a medial vowel and pop the your target bubbles.  

R-controlled Words

r-controlled Words 1 Find the r-controlled words that match the pictures. r-controlled Words 2 Find the r-controlled words that match the pictures.




Vowel Digraphs

Vowel Digraphs Identify the vowel digraph in each word. Digraphs oo Complete the sentences with words containing the oo digraph.
Digraphs oo Complete the sentences with words containing the oo digraph.  

Vowel Dipthongs

Diphthongs - ou and ow Find the ou and ow words that match the pictures. Diphthongs oi, oy, and ew Find the oi, oy and ew words that match the pictures.

Schwa Sound

Treasure Behind the Mask Uncover the hidden treasure with your knowledge of the schwa sound. Schwa Sound Activities Pronunciation of the schwa sound




Learning Consonants

Consonants Blends

Phonics Game (consonant blends) Match the consonant blends. Consonant Blends Identify the consonant blend that begins or ends each words.
Cluster Buster Get your pilot through the asteroid field by selecting rhe correct consonant blend. Consonant Blends Word Search Search for words beginning with consonant blends.
Consonant Blends Learn consonant blending by selecting the correct letters. Consonant Blends Word Games Rearrange the letters to spell words with consonant blends.
Blending Bowl Blend the sounds to make words. Blending Dragons Move the dragon with your mouse. Catch the real words and fly through the arch to move the wrong words on. Choose from a range of patterns.

Consonant Digraphs

Beginning Consonant Digraphs Identify the digraph that begins each word. Final Consonant Digraphs Identify the digraph that ends each word.
Fly-by Contractions Click on contractions as the fly past the screen in an air show. Space Station Divide the words into syllables to build a space station.




Making Sentences

Word Drop (Grade K) Complete the sentences with words that you use every day. Word Drop (Grade 1) Complete the sentences with words that you use every day.
High Frequency Words (Grade 1) Complete the sentences with common words. Alphabet Soup Select the letters in the soup to spell the word that will complete the riddle.
Monkey Business Order the words to make a sentence Word Magnets Phonics Reinforcement and Sentence Building Exercise. Use the phonics and sight words to make sentences. See how many sentences you can make about each picture.

Starfall Reading Games

ABCs Let's get ready to read Learn To Read 15 fun lessons to help you learn to read
It's Fun to Read Fun interative stories to help you to read I'm Reading Fun stories that you can read yourself or it can be read to you.



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