CVC Word Family Game


Looking for a hands-on way to work on word families? This CVC Word Family Game is exactly what you need!

This activity is designed to strengthen beginning reading skills and recognition of phonics patterns in a fun way!

Students cut out the ice cream scoops and bowls for a fun and effective word family sorting center.

*Use the optional recording sheets for students to record their answers.

21 word families included:

  • -at, -ap, -ag, -ad, -an, -am
  • -et, -en, -ed
  • -it, -in, -ip, -ig, -id
  • -ot, -ob, -op, -og
  • -ut, -ub, -ud

This pack is 51 pages total. For an ink-saving option, black and white versions of the game are included at the end of the file!

What educators are saying:

These were a fun way to review word families with my Kinders. We would pile the ice cream scoops on top of one another to make a giant ice cream! Very kid friendly and fun to use!
— Angela B.

This is a great tool for practicing word families. It’s engaging for the kids because it’s cute. 
— Marisa L.

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