Does the word have the long a sound? If so, drop it on the lake. If the word has a short a sound, than put the snake on the backpack. This word sort is perfect for vowel conversion practice for your primary kids. It feels more like a game than a word sort. Just cut out the snake pictures and you are ready to go! Blank cards are included in the download so that you can add your own words to the pile. Feel free to laminate them if you want them to be write on wipe off.