Monday, January 4, 2010

Kid's Sight Word Game - Concentration

Sight Word Concentration
Most of us have played the little matching game with the photos (Hasbro calls it Memory, when I was a kids we called it concentration). You can play the same game with sight word flashcards.  For Sight Word Concentration, you will need two copies of each sight word flash card that you want to work on.
You will need the words you want to use in pairs. I like to use a minimum of 8 cards (4 pairs). Lay them out in columns and rows facedown. On your turn you turn over two cards, saying each word as you turn it over. If your cards match, you pick up the cards and put them in a pile in front of you. If they do not match, you turn them back over, and it’s the next person’s turn.

This is great because your child has to look closely at the cards trying to see if the words look alike. For unfamiliar words, they will need you to help them say the words as they turn them over. This is a great one for learning new words, but I always try to have one or two relatively familiar sight words so that my kids don’t get overwhelmed.

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Sherry said...

I'll have to do this with my K & PreK sons! Thanks! Following from MBC!