Popsicles and summer just go together perfectly. While some popsicles are great by the pool, these popsicles are a great summer rhyming game for you and your learners to enjoy together.
Activities and games with pieces like these rhyming cards make it easy to create a variety of different ways to use one resource.
While this game was created as a matching game, it would be so easy to think up new ways to use these cards to reinforce what your learner is practicing.
Games to Play
Below are just a few ways this rhyming game can be used for your learners. Let’s take a look at each game to see if it will help meet your learners’ needs.
- Find the Rhyme
- What’s the Word
- Vowel Sort
Concentration or Matching Game
One of the simplest ways to use these cards is for a rhyming matching or concentration game. Cut the cards have your learners match the pictures that rhyming. Make it a concentration game by having learners turn the cards upside down and flipping the cards to make matches.
Find the Rhyme
Get your learners up and moving around by playing this Find the Rhyme game. This game is perfect for a small group activity or literacy center activity. Separate the rhyming cards by posting one rhyme around the room and giving a rhyme or a few to your learners. Have your learners search the room to collect their rhyme.
What’s the Word?
Since most of these rhymes are CVC words, it is great practice for encoding words. Give your learners a piece of paper and have them fold it multiple times to create a chart. Have them use a rhyming card and write the sounds they hear in each word.
Grab a pocket chart and have your learners sort the rhyming cards by their vowel sound. A, E, I , O or U…this resource is perfect for listening for the different medial vowel sounds they hear in each word.
One game used in so many different ways is the perfect way to get the most bang for your TpT buck! Grab the worksheet included in this game for free by clicking the image at the bottom of this post.