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  • This course is a web list of over 2,000 free English language and literacy art games and interactive lessons for children age 12 or below. Additionally, activities and teaching resources are collected under the Chops section. All are browser-capable, and do not require downloading any new applications.

    You can zoom in or out of flash games by pressing the Ctrl and "+" or "-" keys. Press F11 key to enter "fullscreen" mode. 

    • To collect 2,000 free English language and literacy art games or interacive lessons for children age 12 or below,
    • To collect only browser-capable games;
    • To encourage you to customize your own courses for your children, based on these bookmarks,
  Dishes  - Games
  • Dish 1 : Rhyming Games | PBS KIDS

  • 97 language games (the groups below overlap):

    • 87 reading games,
    • 59 vocabulary games,
    • 24 story games,
    • 15 ABC games,
    • 8 rhyming games, and
    • 7 spelling games.
  • Learn about rhyming and play games with your favorite PBS KIDS characters like Martha Speaks, Super Why, WordGirl and Elmo!
  • Dish 4 : Starfall's Learn to Read with phonics

  • 181 games and resources. Excellent alphabet, reading, and phonic games.

    • ABC - 36 games,
    • Learn to read - 57 games plus movies, 
    • It's fun to read - 40 stories, tongue twisters, riddles,
    • I'm reading - 48 electronic story books.
  • A free website to teach children to read with phonics. For preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. Exciting phonics games and online interactive books.
  • Dish 8 : Crickweb | KS1 Literacy

  • 15 Key Stage 1 Literacy interactive teaching resources for Primary/ Elementary Schools.English educational kids games and activities for your IWB, PC or Mac. Teach your child, spelling, reading, alphabetical order and grammar with these English learning games.

  • Free Interactive Primary or Elementary Key Stage 1 ages 4-5 years, Literacy and English Teacher Resources and Kids Games. English learning as a second language. Teach your child how to spell, read, and write to improve their grades at school. TEFL teachers and ESOL students will love these resources.
  • Dish 9 : Crickweb | KS2 Literacy

  • 20 Key Stage 2 Literacy interactive teaching resources for Primary/Elementary Schools.English educational kids games and activities for your IWB, PC or Mac. Teach your child, spelling, sentences, verbs, collective nouns, compound words, singular to plural, story sequencing, alphabetical order and grammar with these English learning games.

  • Free Interactive Primary or Elementary Key Stage 2 ages 6-11 years, Literacy and English Teacher Resources and fun Kids Games. English learning as a second language. Use these educational resources to teach your child spelling, reading, grammar, and writing to improve their grades at school. TEFL teachers and ESOL students will love these resources.
  • Dish 14 : Animated children’s books, songs, cartoons and games

  • 6 vocabulary quizzes and 5 alphabet games.

  • Free read-aloud stories for children, free books for children with special needs, books for autistic chidren, teaching tools for autistic children, entertaining stories for kids with special needs, special education kids, autistic kids, featuring books that use the picture exchange system, books that are read out loud, books that teach kids to read, books for reluctant readers, books that teach reading, kids learning to read.
  • Dish 18 : Learn Language Arts, Math and More |

  • 5 language games for students from kindergarten to Grade 6. Two more language games for older students. The list contains other games, for math and history.

  • Learn Math & Reading Online - Time4Learning - personalized online education for young children. Time4Learning teaches phonics, math, school readiness, math facts, and good study habits using lessons, educational games, and a motivating educational structure.
  • Dish 21 : Merriam-Webster's Word Central

  • 4 lanugage skill games.

  • Welcome to the new Merriam-Webster's Word Central now reprogrammed for superior word power and language fun.

    Introducing…Alpha-bot! The word-spelling robot hosts the latest amazing word game and challenges spellers of all ages.

    Greetings younger humanoids!

    Please follow these word-to-word trajectories for the ultimate Word Central experience:

    Test your verbal sensors with two great games—Robo-Bee and BIGbotShare your own word creations and definiti

  • Dish 25 : Letters and Sounds, English Games for 3-5 Years - Topmarks Education

  • 101 language games and interactive lessons for children from age 3 to 14, divided into 4 groups. Games for each age group is further divided into categories such as:

                Age group                  3-5      5-7     7-11     11-14

    • Letters and Sounds     12        12     
    • Punctuation                               2       3
    • Words and Spelling                   8       13
    • Learning to Read                       5      
    • Writing                                       3         12
    • Stories & Rhymes        13          7         5
    • Speaking and Listening             1                     2
    • Reading                                                 2
    • Poetry                                                    1

  • Selection of excellent educational maths and literacy games, organised by topic and age group - Topmarks
  • Dish 27 : Free Language Arts Games

  • 14 interactive lessons, games, quizzes, flash cards, on reading, spelling, grammar and vocabulary.

  • Free Phonics games, phonics worksheets, phonics flashcards and online activities for kids including short vowel sounds and long vowel sounds for preschool and kindergarden
  • Dish 32 : listen & watch | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council

  • Over 100 games, interactive lessons, animations and videos. This British Council site contains lots of language games, animated media, and interactive lessons. Some require solving simple puzzles. They are organized under the orange and yellow color horizontal menus.

    • Kids games
      • Fun games
      • Learn words
      • FInd words
      • Play with words
      • Spell words
    • Listen & watch
      • 17 animated songs
      • Short stories
      • Kids news
      • Tongue twisters
    • Read & write
      • Your turn
      • Word of the week
    • Make
      • Make your own
      • Craft downloads
      • Competitions
    • Speak & spell
      • Sounds
      • Speak
      • Spell
      • Tricky words
    • Grammar
      • Games
      • Quizzes
      • Tests
      • Videos
    • Little Kids
      • Crafts
      • Games
      • Songs
      • Stories
      • Word games
      • Let's go pocoyo
  • Dish 33 : Sadlier-Oxford :: Phonics Student Online Components

  • A lot more than 100 games and interactive lessons. The organization would be confusing for children. But worth digging in. For students from Pre-K to Grade 6. Look under these 4 language headings:

    • Phonics: 46 games ,
    • Vocabulary: 25 workshop games (,
    • Grammar and writing: 9 sets of interactive practices and quizzes (,
    • Reading - Many games and interactive lessons (
  • Dish 38 : Reading Games | View All Games Index |

  • 112 interactive language games about letters, phonemes and words, under 24 topics:

    • Alphabetical Order
    • Capital Letter Game (beginner)
    • Capital Letter Game (advanced)
    • Consonant Blends (CVCC Words)
    • Does it make sense? (Help Zara)
    • Does it make sense? (Help Wellington)
    • Double Consonants (ff, ss, bl, br, cl, cr, ck, ng)
    • The Full Stop Game (beginner)
    • The Full Stop Game (advanced)
    • High Frequency Words (Days, Months, Numbers and Colours)
    • Long Vowel Phonemes (a-e, aw, ay, ea, ee)
    • Long Vowel Phonemes (er, ew, i-e, igh, ir)
    • Long Vowel Phonemes (oa, oi, oo, or, ou)
    • Long Vowel Phonemes (ow, ow, oy, y)
    • Long Vowel Phonemes (boot, feet, rain, boat, eat)
    • Long Vowel Phonemes (a-e / ay, aw / or, ee / ea, er / ir, ew / oo)
    • Long Vowel Phonemes (i-e / igh, igh / y, oa / ow, oi / oy, ou / ow)
    • The Question Mark Game
    • Singular or Plural? Adding 's'
    • Tricky Words
    • Words that Rhyme
    • Words that Rhyme
    • Words that Rhyme
    • Words Within Words
  • Reading games that are ideal for using on an interactive whiteboard or computer in the classroom, or at home. All reading games are quick to download and come with a lesson plan and resources.
  • Dish 46 : BBC - KS2 Bitesize - English

  • 20 well-thought-out literacy interactive lessons and games for KS2 older children, under these categories

    • reading (4) - deduction, dictionary, poetry, finding information,
    • writing (10) - argument, explanation, instructions, leaflets, letters, newspapers, reports, recounts, story planning, vocabulary, and
    • spelling and grammar (6) - Nouns & adjectives, paragraphs, punctation, sentences, spelling, verbs & adverbs.

    Each contains video explanation, instruction to read, and lesson-game to play. Some links will take you to an intro video; follow the link to play the game. Or see

  • KS2 English activities, games, tests and notes to help improve reading, writing and spelling and grammar skills of primary school children
  • Dish 48 : BBC - Schools - Games

  • 96 English/Languages/Literacy games. Search under "English" or "Languages," and "Literacy" and select all 3 age groups for lots of language-related games. Some are Welsh language games.

    • 12 games for age 4-7,
    • 76 games for age 7-11,
    • 8 games for age 11-16.
  • A gateway to the wide range of games available from BBC Schools.
  • Dish 49 : Vocabulary Games, English Vocabulary Word Games

  • More than 100 vocabulary games for children from Grade K to 8. There are more games for children up to Grade 12. The 16most  popular vocabulary games are highligted this page. See left panel for more links to hundreds more games, under these categories:

    • Analogy Games 
    • Antonym Games 
    • Compound Word Games 
    • Context Games 
    • Contraction Games 
    • English Language Games 
    • Foreign Language Games 
    • Hangman Games 
    • Hig Pig Games 
    • Homophone Games 
    • Idioms Games 
    • Latin Learning Games 
    • Literature Games 
    • Oxymoron Games 
    • Parts of Speech Games 
    • Phonics Games 
    • Prefix Games 
    • Root Word Games 
    • SAT Games 
    • Spelling Games 
    • Suffix Games 
    • Syllable Games 
    • Synonym Games 
    • Typing Games 
    • Word Play Games
  • Vocabulary is Fun! Just ask our visitors. Learn English with vocabulary word games. Vocabulary Lessons and practice for English speakers or ESL students. Learn advanced English vocabulary analogies, opposites, synonyms, compound words, figurative language, and root words with hangman and crossword puzzle games.
  • Dish 52 : Hangman |

  • Over 100 hangman games based on book, comic books, manga, history, geography, history, language arts, life events, movies, music, people, science, seasons, sports, TV, and video games.

    For example, 22 sets of hangman games are under the "Books" and "Literacy Art" categories, eg: Books by Charles Dickens, Roald Dahl, Lord of the Rings: Middle Earth Characters, Allies of James Bond, Villains of James Bond, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Charlotte's Web, Lemony Snicket Characters, Harry Potter, Shakespeare, etc.

  • Dish 55 : Quia - English |

  • The first 100 sets out of nearly 2000 sets of English interactive activities and games, created by teachers. You can search and sort in detail. They fall under these categories: 

    • Java games: Matching, concentration, word search, flashcards,
    • Quiz,
    • Battleship,
    • Challenge board,
    • Columns,
    • Cloze,
    • Hangman,
    • Jumbled words,
    • Patterns,
    • Picture perfect,
    • Pop-ups,
    • Rags to riches,
    • Ordered list,
    • Scavenger hunt.
  • Quia Web allows users to create and share online educational activities in dozens of subjects, including English.
  Chops  - Activities, resources
  • Chop 13 : Abiator: Online Education

  • Click the left panel under Literacy for many stories, quizzes, worksheets, and text mazes. Look under this link for text-based adventures with novels:

  • Abiator's educational resource for teachers & students of UK Curriculum Key Stage 2 (KS2) and NZ Curriculum. Learning styles assessments, teacher help, assignments & worksheets with online hints, quizzes, puzzles, adventure mazes, mathematics, numeracy, humanities, geography, history, science,and LOTS more.
  • Chop 19 : Help With English Grammar & Vocabulary |

  • Struggling to understand the structure of a sentence or paragraph? Or rhythm and meter in poetry? Or, how about techniques for memorizing vocabulary lists? Understanding the various components of English grammar? Onomatopoeia?

    English can be a challenging and complex subject to study. Who better to help you understand it than teachers and people crazy enough to major in English or Journalism at college? You’ll find hundreds of articles at Bright Hub Education designed to help you with your English homework, all written and edited by English teachers and professional freelance writers and editors.

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