Free printable sight words worksheets and activities for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade.
Below you will find all the sight words worksheets and printables from around Planes&Balloons.
Whether you have a preschooler at home who is just starting to read their first words or a beginner reader, sight words are a great way to encourage their efforts!
Sight words worksheets PDF
Teaching sight words helps promote literacy as well as reading and spelling fluency in later grades.
The majority of worksheets and activities below are designed around the Dolch sight words list, which includes the most common 315 words in the English language (220 “service” words and 95 nouns).
Sight words are divided into groups for each grade, so children can build their high frequency words vocabulary continuously.
So far, I’ve created activities and sight words worksheets for grades pre-k to grade 1. And I keep making new ones, so make sure to come back and get more of my free printables.
Sight word list
Download the free printable Dolch sight word list for pre-k, kindergarten, and grade 1 below. I also designed Fry’s first 100 words list for your convenience.
DOLCH SIGHT WORD LIST FOR PRE-K
Grab this handy sight word list for your pre-k students here. There are 40 words to work on.
Kindergarten Dolch Sight Wors
Here’s the kindergarten Dolch sight word list with 52 words.
Dolch sight words for grade 1
And one more list of Dolch sight words for the first grade with 41 sight words.
First 100 words Fry’s list
This is a set of the first 100 sight words from Fry’s list.
Preschool Sight Words Worksheets
My preschool sight words worksheets include all 40 so-called pre-primer sight words. Children will play the find & color games, learn with sight words flash cards, or make art with sight words coloring pages.
Pre-primer sight words checklist and memory game – a fun way to work on sight words in preschool
Pre-primer sight word flash cards – great for quick sight words activity with your preschoolers
Sight word flash cards PDF – flashcards of all sight words from Dolch’s list and 200 high-frequency words from Fry’s list
Pre-primer sight word sentences – read the first sentences with sight words
Dolch pre-primer sight words coloring pages – make fun art with these large printable sight words
Do a dot preschool sight words worksheets – spot and dot sight words activity
Preschool sight words matching – let’s see if your students can spot the same sight words in each column
Kindergarten Sight Words Worksheets
These kindergarten sight words worksheets include activities such as sight word search, spot, and color sight words, sight words scramble, and more. Kindergarten students will practice their 52 sight words from the Dolch list.
Free sight word coloring pages – all 52 Dolch sight words to color or decorate with your students. Easily make a sight word wall!
Spot and dot sight words – a fun kindergarten activity to practice reading Dolch sight words.
100 first sight words bookmarks – learn the first 100 words with these colorful bookmarks
Cut and paste sight words – read the sight words and match them
Simple sentences to read – read first sentences with sight words and CVC words combined
Kindergarten sight words scramble – unscramble the sight words with these fun worksheets
Christmas words activity pages – practice most traditional Christmas words with these holiday worksheets
And more kindergarten sight word practice sheets here:
Tracing and writing sight words and first sight word search for the very young learners:
Sight word practice – read, trace, write and find all the sight words
Sight words search for kindergarten – find and cross out sight words in this word search for kindergarten
Dolch sight words tracing – a great way to practice sight words and writing all in one activity
First Grade Sight Words Worksheets
I have only recently added 1st grade worksheets to this site, so expect my list of grade 1 sight words to grow in the future. For now, here are a few Dolch sight words activities for first grade (41 sight words).
For tips and tricks on how to teach sight words to young learners, read this on-point Scholastic article.