Literacy (Ages 6 to 8)


Browse our collection of online games for kids ages 6-8 and reinforce your literacy abilities while practicing basic computer skills!

Descubre nuestra colección de juegos en línea para niños de 6 a 8 años y consolida habilidades de alfabetización, practicando habilidades de informática.

  • A Tale of Two Soup Cans - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story, students learn how the choices we make about our trash have different consequences for our environment. A discarded soup can can end up in a landfill, whereas a reused or recycled can could become something new! When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then create an Advice Column that offers ways to reuse, repurpose, or compost old things. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • Can You Dig It? - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story students discover how plants and animals depend on each other in an ecosystem. Fallen leaves decay; earthworms eat the leaves and fertilize the dirt. Then trees use the fertilized soil to grow. When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story and then talk and write as they draw a habitat they have seen that includes an ecosystem. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • Waste Not, Want Not - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story, students explore the benefits of sorting waste in order to help the environment. Students learn about how recycling and composting work. When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then talk and write as they create their own Earth Pledge about how they will help protect the earth. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • In the Park with Skits - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This game from Martha Speaks will help children with building vocabulary. By helping Skits sniff out objects in a park, they will learn a ton of new vocabulary, but they have to beware of the cats hiding everywhere. If they bump into them, the game is over!

    Utiliza este juego con niños para el desarrollo del vocabulario. Ayudarán a Skit a olfatear objetos en un parque y aprenderán un montón de vocabulario nuevo. Pero tendrán cuidado con los gatos escondidos por todas partes. ¡Chocarán contra uno de ellos, y el juego habrá terminado!

    Grades: 1-3
  • How to be an Inventor - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story, learn about how new devices are developed. After inventors come up with an idea to improve life, they need to try it out, make changes as needed, and then work to perfect it. When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then talk and create an Inventor’s Workshop to describe their idea for a new invention that will solve an everyday problem. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • Super Inventions - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story, learn how animal abilities have inspired inventions over the years. Birds inspired people to invent the first airplanes. A lizards sticky feet led to the invention of special glue for bandages. Chameleons helped give us the idea for camouflage clothing. When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then talk and write about a new Animal Inspiration Invention. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • T.D. Reports - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story, T.D. creates his own website to explain how chewing gum was invented. When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then talk about whether students should be allowed to chew gum in school and write their opinion in To Chew or Not to Chew. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • How Do You Measure Up? - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    Explore the types of measurements that are used everyday with Martha Speaks. This interactive story focuses on discussing what qualifies as a measurement and how each type of measurement can be used in everyday life. After the story, children can answer review questions in the interactive quiz.

    Grades: PreK-5
  • Planning an Elephant's Party - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    Party planning for an elephant involves some hard work with Martha Speaks. This interactive story focuses on comparing and estimating measurements and nonstandard units of measurement. After the story, children can answer review questions in the interactive quiz.

    Grades: PreK-5
  • Sunflower Biscuit Bones - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    Follow the instructions to bake dog biscuits for your pet with Martha Speaks. This interactive story focuses on measuring ingredients and choosing the right temperature for your recipe. After the story, children can answer review questions in the interactive quiz.

    Grades: PreK-5
  • PlaySpace - Cyberchase | PBS KIDS Lab

    Use this online story building tool with children to help them write and illustrate math stories with a beginning, middle, and an end. These stories will help them to solve word problems.

    Use esta herramienta con niños para crear historias en línea para escribir e ilustrar historias de matemáticas que tienen un principio, un medio y un final. Escriban historias de matemáticas para resolver problemas de palabras.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Prankster Planet - The Electric Company | PBS KIDS Lab

    This app cannot be used in a desktop browser / Esta app no se puede utilizar en un navegador de escritorio.

    The Pranksters are reversing all words! Complete a series of eight quests to turn off The Reverse-a-Ball machines and save the words on Earth! Based on The Electric Company.

    ¡Los Pranksters están invirtiendo todas las palabras! Completa una serie de ocho misiones para apagar las máquinas de Reverse-a-Ball y salvar las palabras en la Tierra. Basado en The Electric Company. 

    Grades: PreK-2
  • Pup Talk - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This game from Martha Speaks will help children with learning the parts of a story. They will narrate their own three-part animated stories (requires a computer microphone). The stories are recorded for them to play back.

    Este juego ayudará a niños para aprender las partes de una historia. Los niños narran sus propias historias animadas de tres partes (requiere un micrófono de computadora). Las historias se graban para que ellos las puedan volver a oír.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Story Maker - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This app cannot be used in a desktop browser / Esta app no se puede utilizar en un navegador de escritorio.

    Use this app to help children identify the key elements of a story, build vocabulary and develop story sequencing skills. They can create their own Martha-rized fairy tales!

    Esta app ayudará a niños para desarrollar el vocabulario, familiarizarse con las partes esenciales de una historia y desarrollar habilidades de secuenciación de historias. Escribirán sus propias historias con Marta y sus amigos.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Getting To The Game - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story, learn about different types of vehicles, how they operate, and how technology makes transportation easier. As you pedal a bike, gears rotate the wheels and make you go further, other vehicles are even solar powered! When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then talk and write together in order to create a Transportation Collage of transportation that is available in their community. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • Kibble Contraption - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story, students learn about how to follow a manual to operate a new invention. From listing the materials, to instructions on how to put the parts together, you must complete all the steps in order to assemble the contraption. When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then talk and write an advertisement for the Kibble Contraption, describing what it is and how it works. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • Operation Ice Cream - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    In this Martha Speaks interactive story, learn how technology has made communication easier. Learn different ways to communicate and how technological innovations have helped make it easier to send and receive messages. When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then talk and write a creative You’re Invited message to friends for a pretend party. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.

    Grades: K-5
  • Town Crier - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This game from Martha Speaks will help children with understanding the key elements and writing styles (narrative and expository) of a newspaper. They can see what it would be to like to work for a newspaper by writing stories and making their own newspaper front page. 

    Este juego ayudará a niños para comprender los elementos clave y estilos de redacción (narrativa y expositiva) de un diario. Vean lo que sería trabajar para un periódico escribiendo historias y hacer su propia primera página del periódico.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Word Spinner - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This app cannot be used in a desktop browser / Esta app no se puede utilizar en un navegador de escritorio

    This app from Martha Speaks will help children build vocabulary, recognize the parts of a story, and categorize objects. Martha hosts this family-friendly, multiplayer online board game that combines elements of party classics. Open-ended play allows children and grown-ups to enjoy telling and acting out crazy stories using new words.

    Este juego ayudará a niños con el esarrollo del vocabulario, el reconocimiento de las partes de una historia, y la categorización de objetos. Martha acoge este familiar y sociable juego de mesa en línea que combina elementos de las fiestas clásicas. El juego de composición abierta permite que los niños y adultos se diviertan al contar y actuar chistosas historias usando nuevas palabras.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Wordsuckeruppernator - The Electric Company | PBS KIDS Lab

    Use this game resource to teach children vocabulary that relates to such math concepts as probability, data collection and analysis, measurement, and money. They can help Marcus and Jessica stop the Pranksters from sucking all the words from Earth by using their math smarts to find the off button and shut down the wordsuckeruppernator.

    Utiliza este juego par enseñar a niños vocabulario de conceptos matemáticos como probabilidad, recopilación de datos y análisis, medición y dinero. Pueden ayudar a Marcus y a Jessica a detener a los Pranksters y evitar que aspiren todas las palabras de la Tierra, usando sus conocimientos de matemáticas para encontrar el botón interruptor y apagar el wordsuckeruppernator.

    Grades: 1-3

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