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Editable Dinosaur Sight Word Game


I definitely have some dinosaur fans in my classroom, do you? When my students really love a certain topic (like dinosaurs), it can be to my advantage to create some of our learning activities around that theme to keep up their engagement. This free and editable Dinosaur Sight Word Game is a simple matching activity that works with ANY sight word list. That’s right, this game is super simple to customize to meet your own students’ needs!

*Pair with our EDITABLE Sight Word Centers and Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten!

This free and editable Dinosaur Sight Word Game for Kindergarten is so fun and can be customized for any word list!

Editable Dinosaur Sight Word Game

This dinosaur sight word game is perfect for literacy centers or small groups in Pre-K and Kindergarten. It’s so fun to play and super easy to prep!

The final set will have 12 customizeable sight words on the right-facing dinosaurs, and the same 12 sight words on the left-facing dinosaurs.

How to Prep

To begin, you will type your custom words in the word generator. You only need to type them once and they will auto-populate onto both sets of dinosaurs – instantly making the pairs for you!

I recommend printing on cardstock for durability and laminating for reuse year after year. Cut apart the dinosaur cards and you are all set to play!

Want to practive even more words? Simply save your first file and type 12 new words (names, color words, number words). The possibilities are endless!

To play, pull one dinosaur card at a time, read the sight word, and look for its match.

How to Play

My kids and I start by laying out one set of dinosaur cards that are all facing the same direction and reading the words together.

Then, we place the other 12 dinosaur cards in a pile.

We pull one dinosaur card at a time, read the sight word, and look for its match, or “best friend,” as my students like to call it!

We continue matching up the sight word dinosaurs until they all make a pair. Such simple, yet engaging, sight word fun your kids will love!

Continue pulling dinosaur cards and finding pairs until you have matched up all of the sight words.

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Ready for some dinosaur sight word fun? Grab your free copy of this editable Dinosaur Sight Word Game by clicking the large, yellow download button below!

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More Dinosaur Fun

Then, for TONS of dinosaur fun that your students are sure to love, check out these awesome free printables and ideas from some of my favorite kid’s activities bloggers!

Fun dinosaur activities for kids!

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Dinosaur Counting Puzzles // Pocket of Preschool

Salt Crystal Dinosaur Science Experiment // Schooling a Monkey

Dinosaur Addition // Recipe for Teaching

Dinosaur Measurement Activities // Fairy Poppins

10 Little Dinosaurs Song // Stay at Home Educator

Dinosaur Clip Cards: Matching Numbers 1-12 // Liz’s Early Learning Spot

Dinosaur Board Game Counting Activity // Fun Learning for Kids

Editable Sight Word Dinosaur Game // The Kindergarten Connection

Dinosaur Sensory Bottle With Alphabet Printables // The Kindergarten Connection

Dinosaur Addition Cards // The STEM Laboratory

Editable Dinosaur Pick and Color Printable // A Dab of Glue Will Do

Dinosaur Counting Play Dough Mats // Fantastic Fun and Learning

Dinosaur Memory Game // Teach Me Mommy

Bossy R Dinosaur Sort // Sara J Creations

Dinosaur Word Family Center Freebie // The Primary Post


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