This resource has 7 fun activities to help young readers practice reading real CVC words, make believe CVC words, and high frequency words. As the children read each word, they must color the box a specific color to solve a mystery picture. Teachers may use these activities whole group, as a literacy center, or as individual practice. These 7 Mystery Pictures correspond to science and social studies curriculum. Answer keys are included! Pictures include: a butterfly, a ladybug, a seedling sprouting, a chocolate Easter bunny, a bird, and a lion. Help your students begin the process of blending words and comprehending them in order to solve Mystery Pictures. Print off the mystery pictures and put them in a literacy center with the answer keys so that children can check their work...This is a must-have resource for K-2 teachers and homeschool moms!