We’re all about quick reading games – try this set of freebies for reading short a words!
Here are some free games to help kids read short a words. Not with flash cards, but with a board and a die.
It’s amazing how simple these games are and how willing my Five is to play them.
Just take turns rolling a die and reading the words in the corresponding column. Doesn’t get any simpler than that!
The games progress in order from easy to hard. The first game (not pictured) has just four words in each column. Game 2 (above) has six words per column.
And we have even more CVC words in Game 3.
Game 4 has just four words in each row because each word begins with a blend or digraph.
In Game 5, children read a mix of words – some begin with a blend or digraph, and some don’t.
The last two games are the hardest of all because each column has words in different word families. Rhyming won’t work this time!
Believe it or not, we played a few rounds of every game in the pack in one go. I don’t necessarily recommend this, though, unless your reader is as interested as mine was.
*TIP! Definitely take turns reading, even though of course you don’t need the practice. It gives your learner a rest.
Get your free roll & read short a words!
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Word Slider Cards
Word slider cards are a great tool for helping kids blend sounds together to make words. This bundle includes over 300 printable short vowel word slider cards.
I love this! can you tell me how I can get this game for the other vowels (e,i,o,u) ?
This is Kate, Anna’s assistant. You’ll find that each short vowel section of the Free Printables page has this game for that particular vowel. Here is the link: https://www.themeasuredmom.com/print-2/#short-a
Thank you very much this is my big problem of students this way can improve them sure althought make them fun 8n Englis you are great
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