Learning Resources for

1st Grade


At this age, kids are usually ready for phonics, writing, numbers and counting, math facts, and first grade science. More advanced kiddos may be ready for first grade books (often labeled “I can read”.) Search our database of resources for learning games, workbooks, printable worksheets, learning apps, and whole first grade homeschool curriculums.

SET: The Family Game of Visual Perception

Logic   1st - College | Game, Toy/Product

Race to find as many SETs as you can—the player with the most SETs at the end of the game wins! Play SET solo or with as many people as you can fit around the table! It’s perfect for travel,...

$13

Sewing School: 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love to Make

Sewing   1st - 6th | Book, ebook/Kindle

Kids can sew too! This inspiring guide includes 21 fun sewing projects for children ages 5 and up. With easy-to-follow illustrated instructions and cut-out patterns

$12

Shapes Printables & More

Shapes   Pre-K - 1st | Printable

Large selection of printable worksheets teaching kids about shapes and their properties.

Free

Sheppard Software Online Math Games

Math   Pre-K - 7th | Website

Huge set of free math games covering math topics for students of almost all grade levels. Topics:  Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division Fractions Decimals Place value Percentages...

Free

Shiny Bakery

Numbers & Counting   Pre-K - 1st | iPhone/iPad

Alice the Zebra has opened a bakery! Can you follow the recipe to help her bake and decorate her delicious cakes and cookies? The hungry customers can’t wait to eat the tasty treats, but make sure...

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$2

Shiny Circus

Measurement   Pre-K - 1st | iPhone/iPad

Explore math concepts Shiny Circus is an educational learning app to introduce mathematical concepts in a fun and engaging way. Kids will begin to identify measurement qualities and their...

$1

Shiny Party

Geometry   Pre-K - 1st | iPhone/iPad

Learn shapes and colors Shiny Party is a fun learning app that promotes essential basic geometry skills. Kids will learn to identify shapes and colors, explore ways in which shapes can be joined...

$2

Sight Words

Sight Words   Pre-K - 2nd | Online/YouTube video

Let's watch Lotty learn high frequency words! Sight words or popcorn words are common words that children will see while reading. These sight words should be memorized so that children do not have...

Free

Sight Words Flash Cards

Sight Words   Pre-K - 3rd | Worksheet/Printable

Download and print flash cards from the Dolch, Fry, and Top 150 Written Words lists, or make your own Custom Sight Words Flash Cards. The cards are available in three sizes full-page (1-up);...

Free

Sight Words Games

Sight Words   Pre-K - 1st | Website

This collection of sight words games gives children opportunities to practice their sight words and build toward mastery while also keeping them engaged and having fun. In general, we recommend...

Free

Sing, Spell, Read & Write 1st Grade

English   1st | Product

Sing, Spell, Read & Write is a phonics-based program that uses a 36-step program of carefully sequenced steps to teach reading, writing, and spelling. Delivering explicit phonics instruction...

$238

Slant Manuscript Series

Handwriting   Pre-K - 6th | Book

Colorful, engaging student books and a clear, consistent instructional approach build effective letter formation skills. research-based handwriting instruction and practice in less than 15 minutes...

$10
Offers paid add-ons

Smart Letters

Reading   Pre-K - 2nd | Game, iPhone/iPad App, Toy/Product

Learn to read with Marbotic’s Smart Letters! This interactive alphabet toy mixes the best of both physical and digital play by utilizing traditional wooden letters and modern touchscreen...

$55

Smithsonian's History Explorer

US History   Kindergarten - High School | Online resource

Smithsonian’s History Explorer was developed by the National Museum of American History in partnership with the Verizon Foundation to offer hundreds of free, innovative online resources for...

Free

Snap Circuits SCL-175 Lights Electronics Exploration Kit

Electronics   1st - 6th | Toy/Product

Hands-on introduction to electronics Make real working circuits and devices Make over 175 projects with over 55 colorcoded circuit components Plug in your in your iPhone or android phone or any...

$55

Social Studies Curriculum K-3

Social Sciences   Kindergarten - 3rd | Online resource

Social Studies Rules and Laws Unit Preview, Rules and Responsibilities(grade K-1), Respect for Others(Grade K-1), Making and Carrying Out Laws (Grade 2), The Structure of Government (Grade 3),...

$360 yearly

Sokikom - JumpStart Academy Math

Math   1st - 6th | Online resource

Fully web-based social learning game math grades K-6. The game adapts its instruction as your student participates, forcing them into learning concepts. Team-based & AdaptiveOnline...

$25

SpanishDict

Spanish   1st - College | Android, iPhone/iPad, Online resource, Windows

Offer accurates Spanish to English to Spanish translation through their pool of Spanish translators, dictionaries, and verb conjugations.

Free

Spanish for Kids

Spanish   Pre-K - 1st | Website

Learn Spanish words for colors, animals, and food through a variety of fun exercises.

Free

Spanish Language Courses

Spanish   Kindergarten - High School | Online resource

Spanish is spoken in over 40 countries around the globe. It is second only to Chinese for the number of native speakers who use it as their first language. The ability to speak Spanish opens...

$119

Spanish Workbook, Grade 1

Spanish   1st | Book

Brighter Child Spanish for Grade 1 helps students master beginning foreign language skills. Practice is included for learning color words, animal words, family words, and more. School success...

$5

Spanish Worksheets

Spanish   Kindergarten - 4th | Printable

Browse our selection of original worksheets below that are designed to assist children with learning Spanish. Our Spanish worksheets for kids help teach children the vocabulary for subjects like...

Free

Spelling Games

Spelling   Kindergarten - 5th | Online resource

Learn about spelling and play games with your favorite PBS KIDS characters like Martha Speaks, Super Why, Elmo and WordGirl!

Free

Spelling Worksheets

Spelling   1st - 3rd | Printable

Variety of spelling worksheets.

Free

Spell It!

Spelling   Kindergarten - College | Website

The Scripps National Spelling Bee study site for school spelling champions created in cooperation with Merriam-Webster. Spell It! focuses on about 1150 words, divided into sections by language of...

Free

Starfall First Grade

1st Grade Curriculum   1st | Online resource

Standards-based set of lessons appropriate for first-graders.  Topics include: Math Operations and algebraic thinking Base ten counting and arithmetic operations Measuring length and time Shapes...

Free
Offers paid add-ons

Starfall Math

1st Grade Math Curriculum   1st | Website

Large set of first-grade appropriate math exercises for teaching: Counting Addition and subtraction Base-ten numbers and place value Measurement Currency Shapes and Geometry And more!

Free

Starting Comprehension - Stories to Advance Reading & Thinking

Reading Comprehension   Pre-K - 2nd | Book

Promote reading for meaning in beginning readers Starting Comprehension is based on the assumption that children do not all learn to use phonetic, semantic, and syntactic reading cues in the same...

$14

Stepping Stones - A Path to Critical Thinking

Reading Comprehension   Kindergarten - 2nd | Book

A path to critical thinking Stepping Stones workbooks are designed to introduce students to critical thinking skills that they will use throughout their academic careers. The books in the Stepping...

$13
Offers paid add-ons

Student Assessment & Practice Book 1

Math   1st | Book

In conjunction with the New Canadian Edition of JUMP Math’s teacher resources, Student Assessment & Practice (AP) Book 1 is designed to cover the curriculum for Grade 1 mathematics, with units...

$24

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