Halloween Rhyming Match Up!

Halloween is almost here and that means it’s the perfect time to play Halloween Rhyming Match Up!

Grab the free game below and then hop over and snag our Ultimate Preschool Activity Pack in our shop for more learning fun!

Getting Ready

Prepping the Halloween Rhyming Match Up was easy peasy.

I printed off the matching cards on white cardstock and laminated them for use again and again.

EXTENSION IDEA: To make this activity more challenging for kids who are ready to be stretched, print off a record sheet so they can write the pairs too!

Halloween Rhyming

To start, I laid out all of the rhyming cards face down on our table.

The first student in my small group turned over two cards and read the words out loud: hat and spider.

Since the words didn’t match, the child turned the cards back over and it was the next player’s turn.

The second player turned over the cider card and remembered where the spider was.

Because the word ended in the same sound, she had the first match!

She picked up both cards and add them to her “keep pile”.

Working in a circle, each student took a turn to try and make a match.

When all of the cards had been claimed,  the players counted the number of words they collected in their “keep pile” and the player with the most cards won!

Then they shuffled the cards, laid them out again, and jumped right back in for another round of play!

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12 Comments

  1. Eric VanRaepenbusch

    My family started decorating Sept. 30th! We couldn’t wait to get our house ready for Halloween. My kids have already decided what they are going to be too! I am looking forward to all the leftover candy!

    I must say that I am enjoying my first Halloween with Pinterest! So many great ideas!

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    • Malia

      I am a big Pinterest fan too, Eric. The decorations… the food… it’s so much fun discovering all of the possibilities.

      Reply
  2. Mariann

    Hello!

    I tried to download this great activity, but the page doesn’t exist. Can you please help me?

    Reply
  3. Corie

    Thank you for sharing such a fun game!

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    • Malia

      I’m so glad that you like it, Corie! Thanks for saying “hi”.

      Reply
  4. Usha

    Thank you very much for sharing all the information my 5 year old son is enjoying.

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    • Ashley

      Thank you so much for letting us know!
      We’re thrilled that he’s loving the activities!
      Warmly,
      Ashley // Happiness Ambassador

      Reply
  5. Elena

    Dear Malia,
    Thank you for all the lovely activities…
    I love Halloween! That’s a really great resource for my junior classes!

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    • Malia Hollowell

      I love Halloween too, Elena! I’m thrilled that the Halloween match up will be helpful for your junior classes. 🙂

      Reply
  6. Deborah

    I received the Rhyming pack yesterday and it is wonderful.

    Reply
    • Malia Hollowell

      Yay, yay, YAY, Deborah! I’m thrilled that you love the rhyming game. 🙂

      Reply

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Hi, I’m Malia.

I LOVE helping Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade teachers save time, stay inspired and give EVERY student bigger results. I’m so glad you’re here!