Word Search Mini Puzzles (4/page). Practice letter/sound relationships while having fun with this set of puzzles teaching decodable word families (initial blends; digraphs). A great skills block or centers activity! Includes complete set of B/W printables.
If your students completed the first set (Level 1), they should be ready to tackle the challenges of these new puzzles. Have fun!
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: Read each word.
STEP 2: Find the matching words and circle them.
STEP 3: Trace the words.
STEP 4: Select 2 words; draw/label each on the reverse side.
Level 1 (CVC / link below) includes horizontal word search combinations ONLY.
Level 2 (Initial Blends / current file) includes both vertical and horizontal word search combinations.
Level 1 contains picture clues for each word.
Level 2 contains picture clues for selected words. This is intentional. As students become more proficient with letter sounds, we encourage them to rely less on the pictures, and more on letter/sound relationships to read the words.
LEVEL 2 (Initial Blends, Digraphs): fish, wish, cash, smash, brush, chop, chin, chimp, pinch, grinch, ranch, branch, bunch, lunch, munch, crunch, think, think, thank, fifth, tenth, whip, whiz, when, which, wham, sock, lock, rock, dock, clock, sick, stick, chick, brick, trick, quit, quiz, quill, quilt, quack, scan, skin, skip, snap, snip, swim, step, stop, spin, spot, crab, grab, crib, drop, drum, trap, trip, prom, brat, brag, clip, clam, flip, flap, blab, plug, plum, glad, glum, slip
LEVEL 1 (CVC):
CVC Word Search Complete Set (AEIOU)
*All pictures, fonts and graphics used with permission from original copyright holders.*