Punctuation Games

Welcome to the Punctuation Games Section. We have found and chosen the games which we think are great and work within the new national curriculum. Choose games by your child's school year. Browse Away.
Year R (Age 4-5)
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Year 1 (Age 5-6)
Capital Letter Games with Roy the Zebra From > Roy the Zebra
A few great games to practice the using of full stops and capital letters in sentences.
Roy's Full Stops Game (Advanced) From > Roy the Zebra
Move the snails to the correct positions. Where does the sentence end and the new one begin. Three sentences to divide up
Roy's Full Stops Game (Easy) From > Roy the Zebra
Move the snail to the correct position in the sentence. Great for learning about full stops
The Magic Key - Lug and the Giant Storks From > BBC
Lug and the Giant Space Storks need to change the letters in their banner to capitals. For each flashing letter click on the correct capital letter
The Magic Key- The Dragon Land From > BBC
Help Wilma, Nadim and Floppy win the jewelled question mark by cliking on the question in each world.
The Magic Key-HMS Sweet Tooth From > BBC
Help Biff and Wilf from ORT's The Magic Key series of books put full stops on sentences aboard a ship on the high seas.
Year 2 (Age 6-7)
Roy's Full Stops Game (Advanced) From > Roy the Zebra
Move the snails to the correct positions. Where does the sentence end and the new one begin. Three sentences to divide up
Roy's Full Stops Game (Easy) From > Roy the Zebra
Move the snail to the correct position in the sentence. Great for learning about full stops
The Magic Key - Lug and the Giant Storks From > BBC
Lug and the Giant Space Storks need to change the letters in their banner to capitals. For each flashing letter click on the correct capital letter
The Magic Key- The Dragon Land From > BBC
Help Wilma, Nadim and Floppy win the jewelled question mark by cliking on the question in each world.
The Magic Key-HMS Sweet Tooth From > BBC
Help Biff and Wilf from ORT's The Magic Key series of books put full stops on sentences aboard a ship on the high seas.
Year 3 (Age 7-8)
Apostrophes From > Digital Learning for Wales
These online activities show the function of the apostrophe and allow pupils to grasp the concept relatively quickly. The activity shows how to use apostrophes when contracting two words and used to describe possesion.
Contraction Match From > Oswego
A game to help match up the shortened words with their longer counterparts.
Punctuation Video Clip From > BBC
Through role play, demonstration and modelling, the importance of punctuation in both speech and writing is explored. The clip looks at the use of a wide range of punctuation marks, including exclamation marks, colons, semi-colons, question marks, dashes and commas. Through modelling, the use of punctuation as signposts is explored, so that readers can be helped to navigate their way through, and make meaning from, a text. The impact of a lack of punctuation in speech is also discussed.
Sentences and Punctuation Tutorial From > E_Learning for Kids
A tutorial that explains the different type of sentences and uses of punctuation. Quite Extensive.If pop ups are blocked by your browser- you can launch the tutorial manually by clicking on the link in the centre of the page.
Speech Marks Video Clip From > BBC
A short and humerous video describing why we need to use speech marks in our speech
Year 4 (Age 8-9)
Apostrophes From > Digital Learning for Wales
These online activities show the function of the apostrophe and allow pupils to grasp the concept relatively quickly. The activity shows how to use apostrophes when contracting two words and used to describe possesion.
Contraction Match From > Oswego
A game to help match up the shortened words with their longer counterparts.
Punctuation Splat From > Fun English Games
A fun game where you have to insert the correct punctuation. First choose the type of punctuation then move the gun to the correct place along the sentence- then splat
Punctuation Video Clip From > BBC
Through role play, demonstration and modelling, the importance of punctuation in both speech and writing is explored. The clip looks at the use of a wide range of punctuation marks, including exclamation marks, colons, semi-colons, question marks, dashes and commas. Through modelling, the use of punctuation as signposts is explored, so that readers can be helped to navigate their way through, and make meaning from, a text. The impact of a lack of punctuation in speech is also discussed.
Sentences and Punctuation Tutorial From > E_Learning for Kids
A tutorial that explains the different type of sentences and uses of punctuation. Quite Extensive.If pop ups are blocked by your browser- you can launch the tutorial manually by clicking on the link in the centre of the page.
Speech Marks Video Clip From > BBC
A short and humerous video describing why we need to use speech marks in our speech
Year 5 (Age 9-10)
Apostrophes From > Digital Learning for Wales
These online activities show the function of the apostrophe and allow pupils to grasp the concept relatively quickly. The activity shows how to use apostrophes when contracting two words and used to describe possesion.
Contraction Match From > Oswego
A game to help match up the shortened words with their longer counterparts.
Punctuation Splat From > Fun English Games
A fun game where you have to insert the correct punctuation. First choose the type of punctuation then move the gun to the correct place along the sentence- then splat
Punctuation Video Clip From > BBC
Through role play, demonstration and modelling, the importance of punctuation in both speech and writing is explored. The clip looks at the use of a wide range of punctuation marks, including exclamation marks, colons, semi-colons, question marks, dashes and commas. Through modelling, the use of punctuation as signposts is explored, so that readers can be helped to navigate their way through, and make meaning from, a text. The impact of a lack of punctuation in speech is also discussed.
Sentence Detectives From > Digital Learning for Wales
An whiteboard tutorial/lesson idea which discusses 4 different sentence types, Question, Exclamation, Statement and Instruction. It defines them and investigates what makes each distinct.
Speech Marks Video Clip From > BBC
A short and humerous video describing why we need to use speech marks in our speech
Trapped-Punctuation From > BBC
KS2 Bitesize game based on the Trapped programme. Punctuation tester
Year 6 (Age 10-11)
Apostrophes From > Digital Learning for Wales
These online activities show the function of the apostrophe and allow pupils to grasp the concept relatively quickly. The activity shows how to use apostrophes when contracting two words and used to describe possesion.
Contraction Match From > Oswego
A game to help match up the shortened words with their longer counterparts.
Punctuation Splat From > Fun English Games
A fun game where you have to insert the correct punctuation. First choose the type of punctuation then move the gun to the correct place along the sentence- then splat
Punctuation Video Clip From > BBC
Through role play, demonstration and modelling, the importance of punctuation in both speech and writing is explored. The clip looks at the use of a wide range of punctuation marks, including exclamation marks, colons, semi-colons, question marks, dashes and commas. Through modelling, the use of punctuation as signposts is explored, so that readers can be helped to navigate their way through, and make meaning from, a text. The impact of a lack of punctuation in speech is also discussed.
Speech Marks Video Clip From > BBC
A short and humerous video describing why we need to use speech marks in our speech
Trapped-Punctuation From > BBC
KS2 Bitesize game based on the Trapped programme. Punctuation tester