Looking for some low-prep phonics activities for your little ones? Practice letter/sound relationships while having fun with this set of mini phonics word search puzzles teaching decodable CVC word families. A great skills block or centers activity!
Just print, trim, and stack. Keep a bunch on hand for early finishers, or print and laminate a set for a fun-filled centers activity. Send a puzzle pack home with your struggling students for some extra practice at home.
Step 1: Print mini puzzles (4 on each 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper).
Step 2: Print drawing and labeling boxes on reverse side.
Step 3: Cut on dotted lines to make multiples of 4 identical puzzles.
Step 1: Students read each word.
Step 2: Find the matching words and circle them.
Step 3: Trace the words.
Step 4: Select 2 words and draw and label each on the reverse side.
NOTE: This set of 22 puzzles includes horizontal combinations ONLY. As students progress through the puzzles (additional sets are on the way) they will begin to work with vertical combinations.
(Horizontal searches only)
Word Search (Initial Blends & Digraphs)
(Includes horizontal AND vertical searches)
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