Dolch word games can help beginning readers have fun while they practice reading important words.This game is especially helpful for students who need to work on visual discrimination.
We’ve intentionally selected commonly confused words such as saw/was, you/your and more. To play this game, young learners will need to study the letters of each word carefully. They must also try to remember where each word appears on the table in this matching game.
Skill: Correctly read words that are commonly confused
Grade level: K-2
Objective: Make more matches than your opponent
Supplies: PDF game cards - 2 pages See a screenshot below of a few of the cards.
When a player makes a match, ask him to use the word correctly in a sentence before he can keep the cards.
We also recommend these early-learning reading games:
Tic-Tac-Numbers: Fun practice with number words. Grade level: 1-2
Sight Word Bingo: A ready-to-print Bingo game with some of the most basic sight words for beginning readers. Grade level: K-1
Let's Sort It Out!: Here's a great phonics game featuring short or long vowel sounds. Great for beginners. Also a fun bonus game on this page! Grades K-2
Rabbit Reading Race: Players read and complete sentences with high-frequency words as they race to be the first to the finish line. Grade level: 1-2
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