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11 Amazing Activities to Teach Rhyming Words in Kindergarten

Rhyming Words in Kindergarten

When I first started teaching rhyming words in kindergarten I was shocked at how difficult students found it. So I gathered the best resources that included a mix of worksheets, centers, holiday themes, and more, and used them to help my children master rhyming words. Keep reading to see my top rhyming word products for kindergarten.

Rhyming Words for Kindergarten: Hands-On Centers


Peanut Butter Jelly Rhyme Time: Match the peanut butter side of the sandwich with the jelly side by finding the rhyming words. Once complete say “yum!”


Sweet Treats Rhyming Center: Build a cupcake by placing the rhyming picture of frosting on the correct base


Rhyming Puzzles: Build a three-piece puzzle by finding all of the rhyming images


Rhyming Word Worksheets for Kindergarten

Rhyming Worksheets: No-prep worksheets to help students become familiar and build mastery with rhyming words.


Digital Resources for Kindergarten to Teach Rhyming

Digital Circus Themed Rhyming Activity: Look at the image under the circus entrance and find the word that matches. Click and drag the yellow box over your answer.

Digital Google Slides Rhyming Activity: Look at the image and word on the slide. Click and drag all of the rhyming words into the box.

Digital Rhyming Boom Cards: Do you prefer Boom Cards over Google Slides? Then check out this digital rhyming resource for kindergarten.




I love incorporating themed activities into my phonics lessons. It’s an immediate way to engage students. Here are some of my favorite holiday and seasonal rhyming activities for kindergarten.


Frankenstein Rhyme Time: Match the Frankenstein heads by finding the rhyming images


St Patrick’s Day Rhyme Time: Match the rhyming shamrocks


Christmas Rhyming Freebie: This Is a great winter activity that you can grab for free!



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Hi, I’m Michelle! I’m a teacher, mommy, and curriculum designer from Long Island, NY. I’ve taught both general and special education, with a focus on grades pre-k through first. My passion is hands-on learning, and finding ways to make all things engaging and fun!

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