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.
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
More Phonics Ideas:
- Teaching One-to-One Correspondence: The first step to building readers is to help them understand the importance of one-to-one correspondence.
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- Improve your guided reading groups with these 5 simple steps!