Kids love games, especially those that involve movement. On today’s post I am going to share with you a learning activity that is not only fun and active, but also helps your child build reading skills. Your kiddos will really love this fun beginning and ending sounds movement game that is free and low prep. So…let’s get started.

Beginning Sounds

You will say two words to your child. The child will stand up if the words begin with the same sound. The child will sit down if the beginning sounds do not match.  

 

Butterfly  – Ball (stand up)

Bag – Can (sit down)

Fish – Fan (stand up)

Man – Monster (stay standing up)

Lollipop – Bear (sit down)

Jellybean – Jet (stand up)

Jump – Fan (sit down)

Belt – Light (stay sitting down)

Goat – Ghost (stand up)

Cat – Cow (stay standing up)

Hat – Goat (sit down)

Lost – Hot (stand up)

Hop – Lip (stay standing up)

Tip – Sand (sit down)

 

Ending Sounds

 

You will say two words to your child. The child will stand up if the words end with the same sound. The child will sit down if the ending sounds do not match.  

Gold – Held (stand up)

Ham – Dim (stay standing up)

Cab – Jig (sit down)

Bag – Bean (stay sitting down)

Leg – Log (stand up)

Hem – Hit (sit down)

Fit – Hot (stand up)

Bus – Miss (stay standing up)

Cat – Hop (sit down)

Low- Mow (stand up)

Ran – Hat (sit down)

Bat – Man (stay sitting down)

Lap – Sip (stand up)

Fig – Hot (sit down)

I hope this beginning and ending sounds movement game is fun for you and your kids. If you are interested in an Orton-Gillingham reading curriculum that is HEAVILY scripted out, affordable, and super easy to use, please check out:

The PRIDE Reading Program

Thank you so much for reading my post today!  Please leave me a comment to let me know what you think of this game.


Karina Richland, M.A., is the author of the PRIDE Reading Program, a multisensory Orton-Gillingham reading, writing and comprehension curriculum that is available worldwide for parents, tutors, teachers and homeschoolers of struggling readers. Karina has an extensive background in working with students of all ages and various learning modalities. She has spent many years researching learning differences and differentiated teaching practices. You can reach her by email at info@pridereadingprogram.com or visit the website at www.pridereadingprogram.com

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