Free Worksheets Spring Summer Word Families

Bubble Word Families Activity

This Bubble word families activity makes it lots of fun for kindergarten and first grade kids to practice identifying word families and rhyming.

FREE Bubble Word Families - this free printable word families activity is such a fun activity for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade kids to practice word families, reading, phonics and more. This is great for summer learning, literacy centers, and more. #wordfamilies #literacy #kindergarten

Are you as excited as I am to get outside with all this nice weather? I just love spring and summer when we can spend more time enjoying the fresh air, sunshine, blooming flowers, green grass, and majestic trees!

Nothing says outside more than bubbles! Kids love blowing bubbles. And it is actually good for them strengthening mouth muscles, controlling air – my sons speach pathologist had him do that repeatedly!

With spring fever hitting, most kids are reluctant to do regular, boring school. They want to be playing! So we just have to make learning more fun to help them engage and continue to learn materials in a fun, hands-on educational activity. You will love this low prep, word family activity for helping preschool, pre k, kindergarten, and grade 1 improve reading readiness.


Why Word Families?

Word families are important because they help young children recognize and analyze word patterns when they are learning to read. When teaching analytic phonics, teachers use word families to help children understand these patterns and that certain words have the same letter combinations and sounds


Word Families

This is such a fun activity for teaching word families. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschoolers you will love this fun, educational actity for teaching students to listen for and identify word families.  This is a great extra practice, summer learning, themed activity, or literacy center.   The theme is perfect for spring or summer when kids are blowing bubbles outside.
kindergarten rhyming words

Word Family Games

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. The pdf file will open in a new window for you to print and save.  Now simply print the pages in color and laminate for durability. Cut apart on the dotted line so you have 13 word family mats and 52+ bubbles with clipart to sort onto the mats. I suggest storing the pieces in a ziplock bags to keep them handy for reusing.

This free printable for teaching word families kindergarten is low prep making it great to whip out and prep for anytime!

fun word families practice for preschool, kindergarten, first grade

Word Family Printables

Kids will sort the bubble pictures by sounding out the words. They will listen for the rhyming word family in this word family games for first grade and place the bubble by bubble container mat with the same word family sound.

This is such a great way for kids to practice rhyming words and organizing word families.

  • ap word family – sap, cap map, lap
  • ed word family – fed, red, bed, sled, wed
  • en word family – hen, den, ten,  pen, men
  • et word family – pet, net, wet, jet, Vet
  • in word family – win, tin, pin, fin, bin
  • ip word family – hip, lip, drip, dip, rip,
  • it word family – bit, pit, lit, sit, hit,
  • og word family -fog, hod, dog, jog, log
  • op word famiy – pop, hop, mop, top, cop
  • ot word family – lot, pot, hot, dot, tot
  • ub word family – hub, cub, tub, sub, scrub
  • ug word family – hug, mug, jug, bug, rug
  • un word family – fun, Nun, bun, run, sun,


Kindergarten word famiy printable to slide and read FREE Lion Rhyming Activity - Young learners will love this silly, educational activity where they will practice rhyming cvc words, strengthen hand muscles, and even sneak in some threading to make a lion. This reading reading readiness activity is great for prek, kindergarten, and 1st grade students. Simply print FREE printable and let students use a hole puncher. #rhyming #cvcwords #kindergarten #prek #rhymingactivity #education Bubble Word Families activity for kindergartners

Word Family Activities

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Plus, don’t miss these fun educational summer activities for young learners. They are perfect for sneaking in some summer learning!

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Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of Kindergarten Worksheets and Games. As a busy mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Browse through more than 200,000 pages of FREE worksheets & educational activities for kindergartners! Plus don't miss her other sites and

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