Give your students plenty of practice decoding CVC short vowel words using these no-prep printable puzzles and wordplay phonics worksheets. These short vowel word search, word ladders, crack the codes, magic squares, and mazes are aligned with the science of reading to provide interactive and multisensory practice that boosts decoding strategies and reading skills.
Students love solving puzzles by decoding the sounds in words with short vowels. If you have struggling readers with low confidence, using these short, decodable puzzles will help them build the skills needed for reading success.
Teachers love these ready-to-use sheets that are perfect for fast-finishers, sub plans, tutoring, reading intervention, small groups, independent centers, special education, and Orton-Gillingham programs.
► 59 no-prep printable activity sheets using decodable short vowel words
► Crack the code puzzles
► Find the word (word search)
► Word ladders
► Word squares (build a word)
► Includes puzzles with extra clues for easy differentiation
► Answer sheets
► Tips and instructions
These activities strengthen
► Phonemic awareness
► Sound blending
► Visual-motor skills
► Hand-eye coordination
► Patience and persistence
► Memory, focus, and concentration