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Say and Spell CVC Words Board Game



CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) words are the simplest words taught in a phonics program. This board game can be used to review CVC vocabulary and spelling as well as teaching other word skills such as begins with and ends in.

Game Board*

Game Cards


In this game kids role the dice and land on pictures of CVC words. They have to say the word then spell it or go back. All of the words come from the CVC words card game: bat, kid, ten, dog, cup, mom, bus, top, bus, sub, tub, pin, pan, van, pot, jam, hen, pop, dot, hip, je, rug, lid, hat, pen, lip, dad, bed, log, vet, fan, web, fin, pig, wig, gum, cub, net, and pup.


There are also 'word skill' card squares that emphasize word skills such as middle sounds, beginning sounds, and ending sounds. When students land on these squares they have to answer a question or go back.


Finally, there are instruction squares where students have to follow the instructions written in the squares. The first one to the finish is the winner.


*Note: I usually have to print the board at 97% to fit it onto A4 paper. You should be able to do this if you hit options and paper layout when you print. Also, some teachers don't like the Free Candy square. If this is the case, just cut and paste one of the Word Skills squares into the spots occupied by Free Candy.








CVC Words Board



Other CVC

Word Resources:


CVC Words Resources



Here is a selection of worksheets available for teaching phonics:

Initial Sounds | Final sounds | Select Patterns | Vowel combinations | Phonics Monsters Cards

Young Learners | ABC Cards | ABC Mazes | Connect-the-Dots | First Words | Alpha Trains

Little Letters | Big Letters | Opposites | Flashcards | Holiday Worksheets





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