Unicorns always provide magical fun, and they capture the interest of my students as well. This colorful unicorn CVC word match was the perfect literacy activity to boost our practice with CVC words in a fun, game-like way!
Unicorn CVC Word Match
Prepping this fun activity was fairly quick (the only slower part is laminating) which makes it nice when you are short on time, but want an activity that will last and can be played over and over again.
I first printed out the pages of CVC word unicorns, along with their CVC picture rainbows.
There are 15 matches in all – 3 for each vowel a, e, i, o, and u.
Then I laminated them, and cut them apart on the solid black lines to have the pieces all set for a matching game.
I first played the game with a small group, and we tackled all of the matches.
Depending on your students, you may choose to work on only one vowel at a time, or remove some cards so that it isn’t overwhelming.
We spread out the picture rainbows face up, and then drew a unicorn card to read the CVC word, practicing our reading skills by stretching out each sound.
“/d/o/g/” – when we figured out the word, we found its match and placed the unicorn with its matching rainbow!
We kept reading and matching up unicorns until all of the words had been paired up.
Grab the Unicorn CVC Match
Ready for some unicorn CVC word fun? Grab your copy of the unicorn CVC word match by clicking the yellow button at the very end of this post.
Then, for more CVC fun, hop over and grab our CVC Phonics Poems!
More Unicorn Fun
Do your kids love unicorns? We do too! Check out these awesome fun and free unicorn activities for kids from some of my favorite kid’s activities bloggers!
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:
Unicorn Number Mats // Mrs. Jones’ Creation Station
Unicorn Felt Page // Teach Me Mommy
Unicorn Color Recognition // M is for Monster
Hidden Unicorn Color – Changing Discovery Bottle // Schooling a Monkey
Unicorn CVC Word Match // The Kindergarten Connection
Printable Letter U Craft Unicorn // Fun with Mama
Unicorn Color Clip Cards // Fairy Poppins
Unicorn Place Value Game // Pages of Grace
Unicorn Alphabet Puzzles // A Dab of Glue Will Do
Ulla Unicorn’s Very Busy School Day! // Liz’s Early Learning Spot
Unicorn Sight Word Matching Game // Letters of Literacy
Unicorn Minus One Coverall Game // Recipe for Teaching
Unicorn Sensory Bin // Sara J Creations
Editable Unicorn Sight Word Game // Playdough to Plato
Unicorn Spin and Graph Freebie // The Simplified Classroom