Playdough Word Work Pack (Literacy Center Activities)

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My students loved using this resource during their word work. It was very engaging and they love being able to use the play dough. To top it off, it is minimal prep work. Win win!
My students LOVE being able to work with playdough and I love that they are engaged in phonics practice during center time.


**TOP RATED** Hands-on literacy that is FUN!

Playdough letters, sight words and stamping cvc words makes word work centers and stations productive and age-appropriate for kindergarten.

Easily create a play dough literacy center that can last all year long. Designed to be quick to set up, teach and maintain.


  • 44 Sight Word Workmats - Students see the word, stamp the word and then roll out the letters in playdough to form the word +BONUS editable pages to add your own sight words.
  • 38 ABC Order Cards - Students stamp the missing letter from the section of alphabet
  • 52 Letter Formation Workcards - Includes uppercase and lowercase set! Students form the letters using playdough "snakes". Dots show beginning writers how many strokes and where to start using Zaner-Bloser style of letter formation.
  • 36 CVC Cards - Students stamp letters to spell consonant-vowel-consonant words.
  • 8 Rhyming Word Family Workmats - Students stamp the letters to make rhyming words (at, an, en, et, ig, ot, ug) +5 BONUS challenge familiar word part workmats (ee, long e, ar, or)
  • Choices/Goals Poster - Explains what goals and choices are available (what to do)
  • Literacy Center Icon - Add to your literacy workboard
  • Materials Picture-icon Labels - makes organization simple!

If you love this, you'll also love the Playdough Word Work Extension Pack.


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Helps Meet Common Core English/Language Arts Standards:

K.RF.1.d-1. Identify orally at least 50 percent of uppercase letters in random order.

K.RF.1.d-2. Identify orally at least 50 percent of lowercase letters in random order.

K.RF.1.d-3. Identify orally all uppercase letters in random order.

K.RF.1.d-4. Identify orally all lowercase letters in random order.

K.RF.2.a-1. Identify if words rhyme when given a spoken prompt.

K.RF.2.a-2. State corresponding rhyming words in response to an oral prompt.

K.RF.2.a. Recognize and produce rhyming words.

K.RF.2.b. Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.

K.RF.2.b-1. Recognize the concept of a syllable (e.g., parts/chunks of a word).

K.RF.2.b-2. Count and state the number of syllables in words.

K.RF.2.b-3. Blend syllables together to form a word when given an oral prompt (e.g., po - ta - to = potato).

K.RF.2.b-4. Segment words into syllables orally when given a spoken prompt (e.g., hamburger = ham - burg – er).

K.RF.2.c-1. Blend onsets and rimes of single-syllable words when given by a teacher.

K.RF.2.c-2. Segment onsets and rimes of single-syllable words when given by a teacher.

K.RF.2.d-1. State the initial sounds in three-phoneme words.

K.RF.2.d-2. State the final sounds in three-phoneme words.

K.RF.2.d-3. State the medial sounds in 3 phoneme words.

K.RF.2.e-1. Blend at least three phonemes together to state one-syllable words.

K.RF.2.e-2. Segment one-syllable (3 phonemes) words into phonemes.

K.RF.2.e-3. Substitute individual sounds of simple one-syllable words to make new words. Start with beginning sounds (e.g., cat becomes hat).

K.RF.2.e-4. Add individual sounds to simple one-syllable words to make new words. Start with beginning sounds (e.g., art becomes part; car becomes cart).

K.RF.3.a-1. Produce 50 percent of the primary or most frequent sounds for each consonant.

K.RF.3.a-2. Produce all of the primary or most frequent sounds for each consonant.

K.RF.3.b-1. Recognize short vowel sounds (a, e, i, o, u) within common spellings.

K.RF.3.c. Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do).

K.RF.3.d. Distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ.

K.L.1.a-1. Print at least 50% of uppercase letters.

K.L.1.a-2. Print at least 50% of lowercase letters.

K.L.1.a-3. Print all uppercase letters.

K.L.1.a-4. Print all lowercase letters.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Recognize and produce rhyming words.
Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.


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