English Games for Year R (Ages 4-5)

Welcome to English Games for Year R. We have loads of Learning Games to try - Handwriting games on this page - either choose a category or scroll through the games. Browse Away.
Handwriting Games
Subject > Handwriting
Alphabet Writing From > NGfL Cymru
Watch the correct way to write your abcs
Subject > Spelling
Caillou- Spell it From > PBS
Spell out the chosen word by clicking and dragging the right letters.
Subject > Spelling
Food Jumble From > Funschool
Simple Fridge Magnet Anagram Fun
Subject > Handwriting
Get Squiggling Letters From > BBC
Practice writing letters with Squiglet. Simple online tracing game.
Subject > Spelling
Keywords with Peter and Jane From > Ladybird Books
A game to help you remember keywords. You get 15 seconds to memorise the word and then have to recall it from a choice of 4.
Subject > Handwriting
Letter Formation From > Eureka
Discover the right way to write letters
Subject > Spelling
Look, Cover, Write, Check From > ICT Games
A game to help improve remembering spellings. Choose from a variety of different words to choose from
Subject > Handwriting
Play & Learn From > Literacy Center
Watch how letters are formed with writing link
Subject > Handwriting
Sky Writing From > ICT Games
Watch on screen the correct way to write you letters.
Subject > Spelling
Spelling Ship- Yr R From > ICT Games
A hangman type of game where an alien gets to walk the plank. Only to be saved by correct spelling. Clues are displayed on the sails
Subject > Spelling
Super Why- Create-Your-Own Superhero From > PBS
Use your super spelling power to design your own superhero.
Subject > Writing
Tools for Writing From > Sesame Street
A video from Sesame street showing lots of different tools for writing. Search for Tools for writing on the home page.
Subject > Handwriting
Write Lowercase Letters From > Turtle Diary
An online game that helps you get to grips with letter formation.
Subject > Handwriting
Write Uppercase Letters From > Turtle Diary
Go through the alphabet and learn to form Uppercase letters online.
Subject > Handwriting
Write Your Letters From > Chateau Meddybemps
Practise letter formation online (quite tricky)
Subject > Writing
Writing Repeater From > ICT Games
An online teaching tool, you write the word first, then you can play the formation back in slow mo