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Fall will be here before we know it and that means that football will definitely be on the brain. So naturally, this is the perfect time to bring some football themed activities into the classroom! This free Football CVC Word Game is a fun one to add into your literacy centers for some engaging learning for any little football fan!
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Football CVC Word Game
Learning to read CVC words takes time and practice. Kids need to blend and then find meaning to the words they read. This matching game takes CVC words and then gives them meaning with their picture match.
How to Prep
To get the game ready, I begin by printing out the goal posts and football cards (download below).
Lastly, I put the goal post picture cards in a small basket for kids to draw from and spread the football CVC word cards out on a table or other flat surface.
How to Play
I introduced this game in a small group, and my students took turns grabbing a football word card, reading it, and pairing it up with a goal post picture card.
We played it in a non-competitive way, but you could play a version where it is timed, or if they get it right they keep the cards and the person with the most is the winner, etc. It really depends on what works best for your kids.
This game works with all 5 short vowels and pairs up 15 CVC words and pictures. I love it for a simple review or even a literacy center activity.
Several of my students love this CVC word game because, well – it’s football. But this fun game is sure to be a hit with all of your students and can be played any time of year!
Grab Your FREE Copy
Ready to “play some football?” Of the reading kind, that is! Get your free copy of this Football CVC Word Game by clicking the large, yellow download button at the end of the post!
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