Engaging reading ideas for EYFS

Engage EYFS learners and help them to enjoy reading with this selection of fun games and activities

Tes Resources Team

Engaging Reading Ideas & Resources For EYFS

Fun activities and games to encourage young learners to explore well-known stories and practise fundamental reading skills

Introducing EYFS classes to the joy of reading is essential in encouraging an early engagement with books, as well as confidence in both reading and writing on their own. Why not take a look at this hand-picked selection of captivating resources to inspire learners to take an interest in stories and build up their knowledge of everyday words?

Keyword Reading Flashcards - Transport and Toy Themes
bevevans22

Keyword Reading Flashcards - Transport and Toy Themes

(15)
Useful Literacy Resource: 2 pdf files with coloured flashcards, Set 1: Trucks, Set 2: Teddy Bears, Sassoon Infant font throughout. Could be printed off twice for a matching activity. Reception Keywords but could be used elsewhere; blank cards included so other words can be added if desired.</...
Paddington Bear Literacy For EYFS
Gee Eleanor

Paddington Bear Literacy For EYFS

(9)
This is a literacy plan that I developed with my class based on their interests and wishes after reading Paddington Bear (which they loved!). There's lots of ideas that you could use for this story. For more (free) resources, ideas, ponderings please check out my website www.imagicate.wordpress.com
Goldilocks collecting board game
bevevans22

Goldilocks collecting board game

(21)
Full colour pdf. Collect all the items from the story. Plenty of opportunity for discussion about the story. Full instructions included. I have made this one all A4 - the board is on two sheets that need to be joined together. I do have it with the game board all on A3 for those who prefer it that w...
Traditional Tales: Story Maps and Word Mats
anncarcat

Traditional Tales: Story Maps and Word Mats

(3)
These resources support the teaching of Traditional or Fairy tales in EYFS or KS1. There is a story map and word map for each of the following; Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs. They support the children in writing narratives a...
Word Work - Phonics Phase 3
Helen Rachel Crossley

Word Work - Phonics Phase 3

(0)
Word Work - Phonics Phase 3: A series of worksheets where children write, trace, identify, colour and unscramble decodable and tricky words. A fun activity to aid quick recognition of all Phase 3 decodable and tricky words. Perfect as a registration activity, early finisher activity, homework or par...
Phase 3 CVC rhyming eggs
alrightmebabbers

Phase 3 CVC rhyming eggs

(11)
Activity: Stick the yolks into empty egg cartons. Children then pick up the eggs, read them and match them to the rhyming yolks. Adapted from an idea I have seen on Pinterest!
EYFS Learning in Reading - Knowledge Organiser!
TandLGuru

EYFS Learning in Reading - Knowledge Organiser!

(1)
This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource helps to detail and categorise the foundation learning in reading that takes place in the EYFS stage. It is an important resource for EYFS teachers and parents, but also reading/English subject leaders, to aid them in the development of a clearly...