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CVC Words Middle Sounds Clip Cards

Help young readers practice identifying middle sounds with these fun, free printable CVC Words Middle Sounds Clip Cards.

FREE CVC Words Middle Sounds Clip Cards - Middle Sounds. These are such a fun way for prek, kindergarten, and first grade to practice identifying middle sounds in words to improve their reading, phonics skills, and spelling. SELF CHECKING so perfect for literacy centers, #phonics #cvcwords #clipcards

These CVC words clip cards for middle sounds help young readers focus on the individual sounds in words in order to be able to read and write effectively.

They are useful for Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grade 1 children who are at the beginning stages of reading and writing.


Middle Sounds in Words

Kids will have fun practicing listening for different letter sounds as learn to read and write. These FREE CVC Words Middle Sounds Clip Cards are a great practice.
 Encourage kids to work independently with these self-checking CVC middle sound clip cards!

What words are included?

  • cat, cot, cut
  • ban, bin, bun
  • fan, fin, fun
  • hat, hit, hot
  • hag, hog, hug
  • ham, hem, hum
  • jig, jog, jug
  • lad, led, lid
  • peg, pig, pug
  • pan, pen, pin
  • pat, pet, pit
  • rib, rob, rub

CVC Card with Pictures

When children are in the early stages of reading, they practice reading the initial sound first as a clue to the word. Then they generally progress to the final sound. After that they tackle the middle sound. We have free matching CVC clip cards for beginning and ending sounds that you can download while you’re here. You’ll find the links below.

Practice middle sounds and reading CVC words with these free self-checking clip cards. Since kids can check their own work the cards encourage independent learning!

How to Prepare

Download the cards below. Print off the color or black and white pages onto card and cut along the dotted lines. Fold on the gray lines to create 2-sided cards. Glue the backs together or laminate. Grab some pegs so they’re ready to use!


Phonics Activity

The way to use these middle sounds in CVC Words Clip cards is:

  • Children look at the main picture and the two letters underneath.
  • Say those sounds (for eg ‘h’ and ‘t’) and then say them again, adding the sound in the first square to the middle of the word (‘h-o-t’). What is that word? Does it match the picture?
  • Try putting the next two letters in the middle (‘h-i-t’ and ‘h-a-t’). What words do they make?
  • Clip a peg to the letter that makes the word match the picture.
  • Turn the card over to self-check the answer and to check if you read the other words correctly, too!

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FREE CVC Words Printables

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