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Bring some ice cream fun into your classroom without all of the melting mess! This free Ice Cream Sight Word Game is sure to be a hit with your students as the weather warms up. Of course, the best part of this printable literacy activity is that it’s EDITABLE! That’s right, you choose the words you want your students to work on!
*Pair this with our Summer Centers and Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten!
Editable Ice Cream Sight Word Game
This Ice Cream Sight Word Game is perfect for both Kindergarten and 1st grade. And it couldn’t be easier to prep! Simply download the printable and type in the words you want in the sight word generator. It will instantly auto-populate the words for you on the ice cream cones!
You can have your children work on spelling words, sight words, Dolch words, or silly words because ice cream sometimes makes us a little silly!
Teacher Tip: If using this activity in your small groups, you can print different word lists for each group to meet the needs of all your students!
4 Ways to Play
Seek a Sight Word and Color
This sight word game would make for an easy-prep literacy center activity. Start by downloading the editable file and typing in your word list.
Students will pick an ice cream cone card from the pile, read it, and find and color it on the recording sheet. The activity continues until all of the sight word ice cream cone cards have been read and colored in!
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Seek a Sight Word “Cover Up”
This is my all-time favorite way to use this sight word game! Just grab some small manipulatives that look like ice cream toppings (pom poms work great!).
The game proceeds as usual with kids reading the sight word but this time students get to “cover up” the sight word with a pom pom. It’s an easy way to put a twist on the Seek a Sight Word game!
Seek a Sight Word and Color Partner Race
In this variation, two players share a recording sheet and each picks one color crayon that is their designated color for the whole game.
Player #1 draws a card, reads the sight word, and finds and colors it on the recording sheet. Player #2 then proceeds as player #1 did.
If a player doesn’t know the sight word, they must put the card at the bottom of the pile and they miss their turn. The player with the most ice cream scoops colored at the end of the game is the winner!
Read the Room Seek a Sight Word
In partners, children take turns hiding the sight word cards around the classroom. The student that did not hide the cards will use the recording sheet to color in the words as they search and find them.
Students then switch so each child has a turn to “hide” and “seek!”
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