Rainbow Secret Code WordsOne of the most popular activities in my Editable Sight Word Pack is the secret code word activity. So I thought it would be a fantastic idea to create some themed secret code word activities. This rainbow version is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, spring, or just a general rainbow theme. The kids are loving them and I love that I can use them with any words!
They would be perfect for kids in kindergarten, first, or second grade. Older children may even enjoy using them for spelling words. The phonics font that shows up on the cards will resize, if need be, to fit the card, so you don’t have to worry about whether a word will fit.
Differentiation IdeasThe best part about this activity is that you can differentiate it to meet the needs of all of your students. Make a different version for each sight word list your students are working on. Or put any spelling words the kids are learning on the cards. You can also use them to work on simple CVC words or even names. There are so many possibilities! While students use the cards, they are also reinforcing letter sounds. The recording sheet, if you choose to use it, also gives children an opportunity to write the words and further reinforce learning. In my experience, the kids actually enjoy recording their answers so they can show me how well they cracked the code.
How to Use the Secret Code Word CardsSupplies Needed:
- The Rainbow Secret Code Words Cards (button to download at the bottom of this post)
- Letter beads, letter tiles, or small magnetic letters
- Card stock
- Write and Wipe pockets (optional)
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