Grab some leveled readers that are not too hard, but encourage them to read. Use this kindergarten reading list to get your kids started reading this year. Make sure you check out all the leveled books we have been talking about for your older kids too.
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Kindergarten Reading List for Homeschool
What kind of books do kids in the first great want to read? The kind they are interested in! What interests your kids right now? Get them books about that. Is your kindergartener interested in all things Spiderman? There are Spiderman leveled readers!
Frog and Toad and Friends Box Set – Featuring Frog and Toad and seven other beloved I Can Read characters together, this collection of favorite easy-to-read I Can Read stories is full of familiar faces and comes with a free poster starring our most popular characters!
Amazing Sharks! – Did you know that some sharks can …glow in the dark! … grow to be as long as a fire truck! … lose thousands of teeth during their lives! …feel the electricity in the water!
Zack’s Alligator – When Bridget the alligator arrives in the mail, she’s only the size of a key chain. But after Zack soaks her in water, she grows into a real live alligator! Bridget wrestles the garden hose and swings from the monkey bars. And what other alligator can do cartwheels?
How to Drive Your Sister Crazy – Do you have a big sister? Do you know how to drive her crazy? With a rubber snake, some bubble gum, and really great hiding space, Bradley Harris Pinkerton shows just how easy it is!
National Geographic Readers: Level 2 – Pandas – The whole world loves panda bears. Everyone loves to watch them play, climb, cuddle, and chew. But careful, they can scratch too―just look at that tree! Pandas live in wild places very far away.
Hot Rod Hamster and the Wacky Whatever Race! – Hot Rod Hamster LOVES to drive superfast. And today he’s building a box car from scratch to race downhill in the Wacky Whatever Race. He needs to pick out a box, wheels, and a paint color for his car. Can you help him?
Amazing Dogs: Tales of Daring Dogs! – From being our friends to rescuing trapped people, dogs can do it all. Discover all the incredible things dogs can do in Amazing Dogs. Dogs help people every day with their powerful senses and friendly personalities. Find out what else they can do in Amazing Dogs.
Clark the Shark: Too Many Treats – Clark the Shark’s mom is making brownies for school. But when Clark decides to taste just one, the impulsive shark can’t stop eating! Yum-yum-YUM. Will the class treat be ruined?
Peanut Butter’s First Day of School – Peanut Butter has a big day tomorrow–it’s his first day at a new school! With help from his friends, Peanut Butter can have a great first day, because they’ll all go together: Peanut Butter and Hamburger and Cupcake and Egg and Meatball and French Fries and Soup and… of course Jelly.
Surprising Swimmers – Forget about fish, have you ever seen an elephant swimming? How about a tiger? Probably not, but lots of animals can actually swim!
Make sure you check out the rest of the graded reading level book recommendations for your older children. You just might find the book that hooks them into reading.