CVC Word Sorting Worksheets

These free printable CVC word sorting worksheets will give kids lots of practice with blending phonemes to read CVC words.

CVC word sorting worksheets for practice with reading CVC words in kindergarten and first grade.

CVC Word Sorting Pages

Grab these CVC reading worksheets for lots of engaging, hands-on phonics practice. While students practice blending sounds to read CVC words, they will also develop fine motor skills too!

These print and play worksheets give you a variety of options for differentiation and kids will develop a plethora of skills while using them.

While using them students may practice coloring in the lines, cutting with scissors, gluing pieces to the paper, blending and segmenting phonemes and reading CVC words.

CVC word sorting worksheets for learning to read CVC words.

Preparing the CVC Word Worksheets

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Supplies Needed:

  • CVC Word Sorting Worksheets (button to access the resource at the bottom of this post)
  • Markers, crayons, pencils, etc.
  • Kid scissors
  • School glue


  1. Print the worksheets.
  2. Gather the supplies you would like your students to use on the worksheets.
  3. They are now ready to use!
CVC word cut and paste worksheets for practice with blending sounds and reading CVC words.

Using This CVC Reading Activity

If you would like them to do so, students can color the pictures on the worksheet. If not, they can begin by cutting out all of the pictures. Once the pictures are colored and cut out, students will sort them to the correct words on the page.

CVC word cut and paste sorting worksheets for learning to read CVC words.

For example, students will add the picture of the cat to the box above the word cat. Then they will add the picture of the map to the box above the word map. This continues until all of the boxes have a picture in them.

Each CVC worksheet has 6 words on it and all of the words have the same short vowel sound. There are 7 pages included in the file. The short a vowel sound and short i vowel sound having two pages.

Grab these CVC worksheets for hands-on practice with reading CVC words and sorting matching pictures.

Differentiated Reading Practice

This is a great way to reinforce skills that students have already learned. Add them to centers, use during small groups or send home for extra practice.

Students who are just beginning to blend sounds and read CVC words could do this activity in small groups with help. Students who are able to read CVC words on their own can use these reading pages to practice this skill independently or with a partner during literacy centers.

Printable CVC word cut and paste worksheets.

Since each page focuses on a specific short vowel sound, you can give you students concentrated practice with each sound as you cover them. If students have learned all of the short vowel sounds, they can choose which worksheet to use.

As you can tell, these CVC word sorting worksheets are packed with learning opportunities. Students will learn so many important literacy skills while getting lots of fine motor practice too!

CVC word matching worksheets for your literacy centers.

Don’t stress about teaching your students to blend phonemes and read CVC words. Add these CVC word sorting worksheets to your plans and give them additional practice with these important skills.

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