Whether you’re teaching preschoolers, kindergarteners, or first graders, you’re bound to be needing tons of ideas for teaching CVC words. Have I got the list of over 25 CVC Words Activities for you! These hands-on activities, worksheets, and games will provide learning opportunities all year round!
CVC Words Activities
- One of the first things young readers learn is the beginning sounds of words. Here’s a printable for you that will help get them started!
- These free CVC words clip cards help young readers identify middle sounds.
- Never run out of word ideas with this free printable CVC word list.
- Don’t forget to teach the ending sounds of those CVC words! Here are some more clip cards to help you.
- Short E words are fun for little hands when working with this printable booklet.
- Kids will learn to recognize the short I sound with this CVC words cut and paste activity.
- Here is another booklet for learning CVC words, specifically short O words.
- If it’s a “pumpkin-y” time of the year, then pull out this printable word sliders set to practice CVC word families.
- Write the missing vowel in CVC words with this printable pack.
- Find even more words to practice which are included in these free phonics word lists.
- Farm animals are a fun topic for children of all ages, and here’s a printable that includes farm CVC words.
CVC Hands-On Learning Activities
- Build bridges with blocks and build your child’s CVC word skills at the same time!
- If your children love to get dirty or dream of one day becoming an archeologist, then let them dig up CVC words in this activity.
- Throw together this simple and easy Spelling sensory activity to practice CVC words with your child.
- Painting dots with q-tips is always a fun fine motor activity, and with this printable, your child can practice their CVC words as well!
- Break out the playdough and print out some letter cards, and watch your child build CVC words with playdough balls.
- Practice the beginning sounds of CVC words with stamps – this would also work with middle sounds or ending sounds as well.
- Use magnetic or other tactile letters along with these CVC Sound Boxes for your hands-on learners to manipulate the letters of the words.
- In the spring, try out this planting CVC flowers activity.
CVC Words Games
- Here’s a board game that helps your child learn short vowels. Just travel around the board and watch the reading skills grow without your child even realizing it.
- Lay out these printable CVC words puzzles and let your child practice their spelling skills.
- Building CVC words on an apple tree board is a fun way to practice, especially during the fall when apples are fresh and in season.
- Take the learning outside – and let the kids get some exercise in too – with this interactive sidewalk chalk word families ladder.
- If it’s close to the holidays, use this gingerbread CVC game to entertain and teach at the same time.
- Easy to set up and play, this Never-ending CVC word game will keep the kids practicing their spelling skills for a long time.