Word Families - Miss Kindergarten

Word Families

I saw this super cute idea for reinforcing word families in the Lakeshore catalog, but wanted to adapt it to meet my students' needs. We've been working on short a words and they were having a tough time differentiating between "an" and "at" while reading. So I made this really fun word family activity! It took me a long time, but totally worth it!

I had my parent helper run this center today so that my kids were clear on what to do, but they can totally do this as an independent center now! I also would change some things for the next time I do this....Even though I put all the picture and letter cut outs in separate containers, they still somehow managed to get all jumbled together! I would definitely make each set on different colored paper next time, for my own sanity!

Okay, so bear with me as I figure out how to make a google document so you can download it! Let's hope this works!


  1. The word family houses are very cute! It will be a great review for my kids!

  2. This is the first one I have seen that meets my needs. Thanks for sharing and filling my head with more ideas

  3. That's great Janet! I'm glad it is helpful! I've learned so much about creating activities since this one!


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