Year 3 English Games (Ages 7-8)

Welcome to Year 3 English Games. We have loads of Games to try - either have a look at the categories or scroll down to have a look at our popular games. Browse Away.
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Reading and Comprehension

including: Phonics, Reading, Comprehension, Puzzles and Games & Listening Skills

Subject > Comprehension
Digger and the Gang- Trapped Inside From > BBC
Help Digger and the gang escape from the haunted house by solving some English puzzles.
Subject > Listening Skills
Face Match From > British Council Kids
Listen to the descriptions and find the right person!
Subject > Listening Skills
Mac Mighty - Online Book From > Reading Is Fundamental
Listen and Read along to this online story about Mac the Cat. Miaow.
Subject > Listening Skills
Micetro Mozart-Online Book From > Reading Is Fundamental
Listen and read along to this mousy book online.
Subject > Phonics
Electric Company- Combotronic From > PBS
Make up words from the from the word parts at the bottom of the screen. Great fun and funky.
Subject > Phonics
Electric Company- Sort It Out From > PBS
Sort out the words by the sound they make, but don't get bossed around!
Subject > Puzzles and Games
English Play and Learn From > Pre K to 8
A series of games for kids from the British Council including monkey squash and complete the sentence.
Subject > Reading
FairyTale Quiz From > Ladybird Books
Test your fairytale knowledge for a bit of fun and prizes.
Subject > Reading
Electric Company- Great Escape From > PBS
Crack the code to help Jack Bowser escape by filling in the missing words. Choose Great Escape from the billboard.
Subject > Reading
Dynamo's Den- Who's Spooking Who From > BBC
Join in with this spooky interactive story.
Subject > Reading
Read along with Oxford Owl From > Oxford Owl
Brilliant resource from OUP, read and listen to loads of great Biff, Chip & Kipper stories amongst others. Comprehension activities to play after the story has finished. Lovely stuff.
Subject > Reading
Dynamo's Den- Gleep and the Tall Tree From > BBC
A fun story to read. Keep going down and don't forget the mole!
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Writing Spelling and Composition

including: Writing, Writing Sentences, Writing Skills, Handwriting, Spelling, Composition & Poetry

Subject > Spelling
Skillwise - Spelling From > BBC
Choose the topic, then the game. Lots of spelling activities to choose from.
Subject > Spelling
Spellits From > BBC
Three games to play from the Spellits crew to help you spell all those tricky words.
Subject > Spelling
Look, Cover, Write, Check From > Ambleside Primary
Powerful online spelling tool.
Subject > Spelling
The Times Mini Spelling Bee From > The Times Spelling Bee
Wow, Spelling games for Primary School Kids. Puts you through your paces. Choose relevant age for appropriate games.
Subject > Spelling
High Frequency Words Spelling Tests From > Norton Fitzwarren Church of England VC Primary School
Test your knowledge of high frequency words for each key stage. Click on the desired key stage and then choose a list.
Subject > Spelling
Spin and Spell From > Spin and Spell
A fun game with categories and you have to choose a picture, then spin the wheel on the correct letters to see if you have spelt the word correctly
Subject > Spelling
Dynamo's Den- Spellbound From > BBC
Look carefully at the word on top of the wall. When it disappears, drag the letters into the slots and spell the word correctly.
Subject > Spelling
Electric Company- Word Transformer From > PBS
Word Transformer is a funky game in which you can change one word into another by the use of one letter
Subject > Writing Skills
Postcard Generator From > Read Write Think
Write a postcard online with hints and tips. Choose the stamp and print out your card.
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Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

including: Grammar, Vocabulary, Punctuation

Subject > Grammar
Proper Nouns From > Rice Cooker Studios
Find out about proper nouns and their uses.
Subject > Grammar
Nouns From > Children's University of Manchester
Learn all about what nouns are and how to use them
Subject > Grammar
Verbs and their synonyms From > Digital Learning for Wales
This whiteboard lesson can be used as an introduction to verbs or as a revision aid. The activities in this pack will enable pupils to - understand what a verb is and its effect within a sentence, identify verbs in a piece of text, adapt verbs for effect (using synonyms)
Subject > Grammar
Adjective Detective From > Children's University of Manchester
Learn what adjectives are and how to use them with the Adjective Detective-descriptions, quiz and game
Subject > Punctuation
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.
Subject > Punctuation
Contraction Match From > Oswego
A game to help match up the shortened words with their longer counterparts.
Subject > Punctuation
Speech Marks Video Clip From > BBC
A short and humerous video describing why we need to use speech marks in our speech
Subject > Punctuation
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.
Subject > Vocabulary
Hangman From > Many Things
Have a go at beating the hangman by guessing the right words.
Subject > Vocabulary
Monkey Squash - Hangman From > British Council Kids
Help save the monkey from a terrible fate, guess the environmentally themed word.