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Groundhog Sight Word Matching Game


Sight words make up nearly half of the words your child will encounter, so it is so important to practice them often and learn to read them fluently. Sight word activities don’t have to be boring though! This free and editable Groundhog Sight Word Matching Game is an engaging activity that is perfect for any time of year, but especially near Groundhog Day for some themed learning fun!

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

Work on any sight word you need this February with this FREE and editable Groundhog Sight Word Matching Game!

Groundhog Sight Word Matching Game

This sight word matching game is perfect for any Pre-K or Kindergarten classroom! I know that I have kids working on various sight words. Some kids need words that other kids don’t. Because this game is EDITABLE, I love being able to quickly change the words while still allowing my kids to play the same game as their peers!

How to Prep

This activity is super simple to prepare. All you need are the printed cards – literally, that’s it!

Start by typing in your preferred sight words into the printable (download below). This sight word game is EDITABLE – that means you can type in any words you want!

Next, print and cut apart the cards and you have a hands-on matching game!

After printing the cards, I recommend laminating them to keep them sturdy, especially if you are using them in a classroom for repeated use.

Print, laminate, and cut apart the groundhog cards for a durable and reusable sight word matching game.

Time to Play

One set of cards is green and the other is blue. I like to lay out one set on a table so the students can see all of the sight words. I put the other set in a small grab bag or basket for the kids to draw out of.

The students will pick one card from the small bag or basket, read the sight word, and then find its match from the cards on the table!

Having to read a word, then find it and read it again helps kids put the word to memory.

To play, students will match a green groundhog sight word card to a blue groundhog sight word card.

Flip all of the sight word cards face down on the table and you can turn this activity into a super fun game of Memory!

Grab Your FREE Copy

Ready to work on sight words with your kiddos? Get your free copy of the editable Groundhog Sight Word Matching Game by clicking the large, yellow download button at the end of the post!

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7 Responses

    1. Hi Gale,

      This is an editable PowerPoint file. If should open and easily download as long as you have PowerPoint on your computer. Once you open the file, you can type in the words directly on the screen.

      Please let us know if we can help with anything else!


  1. My kindergartner will have fun with these. He has been asking about groundhog day since Christmas. He seems to think it is holiday, so I guess I better have some fun stuff planned. These sight word cards will be perfect.

    1. It’s funny how much kids love Groundhog Day! I think they just love that little creature! 🙂 I am glad you will be able to use the sight word cards!

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