Reindeer Rhymes

Activity for ages 4 to 7.

Looking for a festive rhyming activity?!  This reindeer sort is a playful way to work on rhyming and CVC words this holiday season.

Scroll below to grab your freebie and then make sure to hop over and snag our Christmas Light Vowel Sort for even more holiday fun! 

Getting Ready

This time of year can be so busy, but don’t stress, the prep for the activity is really simple.

I printed off the center and cut the words apart using my paper cutter.

I then cut out the reindeer cards with my scissors.

We were all set to make some merry rhymes!

Rhyming Reindeer

To start, I chose two rhymes to review: bin and mug.

I laid them on the table in front of my small group and laid out all of the word cards so students could easily see them.

Together, we read each word out loud and I had the kids vote on where it should be placed.

When we placed the rhyming word under a reindeer, we said the match out loud to confirm the selection.

We worked through the cards until each reindeer had three matching rhyming words.

Extension Activities

Once we had gone through the center a few times, I put the activity out as a choice in literacy centers so kids could work through all 10 rhyming sets.

It was a good stretch for students who needed to work on their rhyming but could gain confidence by looking at the picture clue located on each rhyming word.

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2 Comments

  1. glenda schekman

    Thank you so much for always providing us with outstanding games and printables.

    Reply
    • Ashley

      You are very welcome Glenda! I’m so glad you enjoy them!
      Warmly,
      Ashley // Happiness Ambassador

      Reply

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