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Back to School Rhyming Activity

Kick of the first day of school with this fun and FREE Back to School Rhyming Activity perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade kids.

FREE Back to School Rhyming Activity for kindergarten and first grade kids #backtoschool #rhyming #firstgrade

Rhyming Activities


Rhyming Puzzles

Super cute back to school printable for an educational activity for first day of school

Start out by download the free printable at the bottom of this post. Then print in color on cardstock or laminate for durability.

Super cute Glue Rhyming Puzzles perfect for a back to school theme with kindergarten and first grade

Next, cut along the solid lines to make 6 rhyming glue sticks per page. Finally, cut the glue sticks along the solid line to cut them in half. You are all ready to practice kindergarten rhyming words with this fun rhyming activity for back to school!

Kindergarten Rhyming Words

back to school activity to practice Rhyming Words for Kindergarten

To complete the rhyming puzzles, students will hold up a piece and say what is pictured out loud. In the above example we are holding a “star”. Kindergarten and first grade students will then look for a word that sounds like / rhymes with star. Star and car rhyme.

To make the activity a little easier, put out fewer pieces to match up at a time.

HINT: This activity can be made self checking by writing the words / matches on the back of the pieces.

Fun rhyming game to practice common Kindergarten Rhyming Words

Rhyming Words for Kindergarten

Repeat until all the puzzle pieces are matched up.  This is such a fun way for kids to practice rhyming words for kindergarten in this literacy activity perfect for back to school or all year long! Rhymes included in this sticky set are:

  • nest / west
  • rain / plane
  • key / bee
  • kite / bite
  • dog / frog
  • chair / bear
  • splash / flash
  • moon / spoon
  • eye / pie
  • gate / skate
  • honey / bunny
  • star / car

Back to School Printable

FREE Number Bonds to 20 Worksheets - super cute, back to school themed addition to 20 worksheets for kindergarten age kids #numberbonds #backtoschool #kindergarten  What Comes NExt Back to School Math  FREE Back to School Phonics Buses - these are a great visual alphabet activity for displaying, using as puzzles working on uppercase and lowercase letters, or matching beginning sounds too #kindergarten #backtoschool #alphabet

Kids will have fun practicing math with these FREE Back to School themed, Number Bonds to 20 Worksheets. Or practice What Comes Next with these super cute pencil counting strips. Finally, don’t miss these super cute Back to School Phonics Buses to help kids practice upper and lowercase matching, beginning sounds, and more!


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Beth Gorden

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