200 + FREE Hands-On Kindergarten Activities

Make Kindergarten fun again! There are no worksheets here! Only exciting, hands-on activities for kindergarten! You’ll find STEM, reading, math, sensory activities and more to make learning fun!

200+ amazing, hands-on printables and activities for kindergarten! Alphabet activities, math games, counting games, kindergarten dice games for math centers and so.much.more!

Kindergarten introduces a lot of skills, but it is super important to keep learning fun! I’ve never met anyone who LOVED sitting at a desk doing worksheet after worksheet. Let alone a 5 year old…

Click on the skills below to go directly to the best hands-on learning activities for kindergarten.

Table of Contents: (Please note these links will take you directly to these skills on this page, so that you don’t have to scroll.)

Alphabet Activities for Kindergarten

While for most kids the alphabet is introduced at the preschool level, it takes many times of reviewing it before it becomes a solidified skills. And there are also many children who arrive in kindergarten knowing very few letters.

There are several steps to learning and using the letters of the alphabet to be able to form words.

  • Letter recognition
    • Uppercase Letters
    • Lowercase Letters
    • Uppercase and Lowercase Letters Combined
  • Beginning Sounds
  • Vowel Sounds
  • Ending Sounds

All of these skills are needed to build successful readers!

More Alphabet Activities for Kindergarten

Reading and Beginning Phonics Kindergarten Activities

Kindergarteners learning to read is one of my favorite things!! I love hearing them form those first words and start on the road to reading!

More Beginning Reader and Phonics Activities

Sight Word Activities and Printables for Kindergarten

More Hands-On Sight Word Activities

Counting Activities and Printables for Kindergarten

Free printable math worksheets for counting to 10. Trace the number, color the array, color number word by number.

Mini Eraser Counting Grids

More Themed Counting Grids

Free printable counting grids in Spanish and English. Chocolate chip Counting activities

Counting Cards for 1-10

Winter and Valentine’s Day Counting Cards

Fall Theme Counting Cards

Play Dough Number Mats for Counting

Themed Number Mats for Kindergarten Math

Math Dice Games for Counting

More themed Roll and Count Dice Games for Kindergarten

Spring Dice Games for Counting

Summer Dice Games for Kindergarten

Fall Dice Games

Winter Roll and Count Dice Games

More Counting Activities

Ten-Frame Counting Games

Themed Counting Activities

Non-Printable Hands-On Kindergarten Counting Activities

Kindergarten Addition Activities: Addition to 10

This free printable addition game is a great way to practice adding to 10!
This free printable addition game for adding to 10 is a great way to review addition facts!!
Practice addition facts with these broken heart puzzles for Valentine's Day. Match the addition facts to the sums.

More Hands-On Addition Activities

Graphing Activities and Printables for Kindergarten

Kindergarten 2D and 3D Shape Activities and Printables

Kindergarten Shape Activities and Printables

Shape Matching Games

Winter Shape Printables and Activities

Hands-on Shape Games and Activities

Let your kids explore shapes with this simple shape sensory bag for preschoolers. Trace the shapes, play I Spy, shake up the rice and start all over! A great shape activity for kids!

More Shape Activities

Fine Motor Learning Activities for Kindergarten

Fine Motor Art and Craft Activities

25+ Fine Motor Toys & Activities Kids Will Love

Snap Cube Fine Motor Mats for Learning

LEGO Fine Motor Activities

More Kindergarten Learning with LEGO

Themed Gross Motor Games and Brain Breaks for Kindergarten

Tons of fun with these Five Little Ducks on the Pond gross motor activities! Love the free printables!

Kindergarten Science Themes and Activities

Kindergarten STEAM Activities and Printables

STEM Investigations for Kindergarten

More STEAM Investigations

Emotions Activities for Kindergarten

Emotions Board Game

Gingerbread Emotions Printables