Dolch Word Games

Animated colourful robot

This page has links to lots of free online Dolch word games to help you learn those all-important sight words. Just click the picture to play the game you want to try. All of the games here are free to use and should work well on tablet or on computer.

Sight Word Safari

Click the picture to play Sight Word Safari

Sight Word Safari is a great way to learn Dolch sight words. At the start of the game you have a choice of whether to play with a mouse or a touchscreen device, so it’s suitable for playing on a tablet or computer.

You can also choose from Kindergarten Words, First Grade Words, Big Words and Numbers and Colors.

You will hear a word and you need to click the animal showing the matching word.

Teach Your Monster – Sighties Hide and Seek

Teach Your Monster Site Words

You have to be quite quick to catch the words in this Teach Your Monster game.

Listen carefully and you will hear a word. Wait for the matching word to pop up

This game is easy to start off with, as there are just two words to choose from. As you advance it will get harder with more words to choose from.

Out of Sight Words

Out of Sight Words

Out of Sight Words is a very simple game for word recognition.

There are ten stages to choose from. Each stage has a scene with words at the bottom.

Click on a word, then find the matching object, then click it in the picture.

This game has the words in capital letters.

Submarine Spelling Practice

Submarine Spelling Practice Game

Submarine Spelling Practice is a great game for learning to spell the Dolch sight words.

At the start of the game, you can choose your level – Pre-Primer, Primer, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade or All Words.

You will hear a word, then see the letters that make up the word, but in the wrong order.

Click and drag the letter tiles into the correct order to spell the word.

Starfall Sight Words Match

Starfall Sight Words Match

Starfall Sight Words Match is a classic memory game. Click a card to turn it over and reveal the word. Click another card and see if you can find a matching pair.

When you find a match you will hear the word and it will move to the grid at the bottom to show your progress.

When you’ve completed all the matches, the game will move on to a new level with more words to match.

Kitten Hop Dolch Word Recognition Game

Kitten Hop Dolch Word Recognition - click to play

Kitten Hop is a fun game that will help you to recognise Dolch Words.

A word is read out, and you have to click on the matching word to hop forwards.

You are racing against other kittens, so don’t take too long to find the correct word!

Dolch Word Snowball Fight Game

Snowball Dolch Word - click to play

You will hear a word (if you miss it, there’s a repeat word button).

Click on the matching word to throw a snowball at the polar bear.

If you choose the right word your snowball will splodge the polar bear. If you’re wrong, you will get snowballed!

Sight Word Smash Game

Sight Word Smash - click to play

When you start the game you can choose to practice Kindergarten, 1st Grade, Big Words or Numbers & Colors.

Listen out for a word, then click the matching word brick. If you’re right the brick will smash.

Once you’ve smashed all the bricks in the wall you can play again to practice more words.

Dolch Sight Word Bingo

Dolch Word Bingo - click to play

When the game starts you can choose the word group you’d like to work on: Pre-Primer, Primer, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, Nouns or All Words.

Next you can choose the size of grid you want to use – the bigger the grid the harder the game.

You will hear a word and you need to find it in your grid and click it. If you’re right a bug will appear.

When you’ve found a line of bugs it’s bingo and you will unlock a new Bingo Bug to add to your collection.