We love sight word games and these printable sight word targets rank at the top of our must-try list. Kids love aiming, hitting, reading and writing their word lists. The activity is great to use as a literacy center, word work practice or homeschool activity.
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To prep, I printed the targets (below) on cardstock to give them extra durability. I cut along the grey lines to separate the squares and then taped them up on the wall.
(Note: If you’ll be using the game in a classroom, you may want to laminate the cards for reuse.)
I grabbed my boys’ plastic bow and arrow and a couple of pencils they could use to write their words on the record sheet. We were all set for this super fun sight word game!
Sight Word Targets
The boys couldn’t wait to play the sight word game. Big Brother (age 6) went first. He picked a target, read the word out loud and then launched his arrow to try and shoot it.
“This,” Big Brother read. He pulled back his bowstring and shot the arrow straight ahead. Direct hit!
He grabbed his pencil and spelled “this” next to number one on his record sheet.
Then, it was Middle Brother’s turn to read, launch and record.
The boys loved the challenge of trying to shoot the targets and I loved that they were having fun reading and writing sight words. The set included the following 18 words:
are, can, the, this, and, how, to, you, like, be, see, me, my, our, no, yes, for, from
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Looks like fun, and HIGH engagement! Where did you get the plastic bows and arrows?
I believe we got those from Dollar Tree. Hope you enjoy!
Ashley // Happiness Ambassador