Are you looking for no-prep CVCC CCVC and CCVCC word games for your Kindergarten phonics lessons? These hidden word mats are an engaging activity which can be used to develop early phonics skills such as blending and segmenting of CVCC, CCVC and CCVCC words.
Students will love finding the hidden words in the safari-themed pictures. They can use whiteboard markers or counters/manipulatives to cover the words, and tick off the words they've found.
There are 10 mats sorted by short vowel sounds:
There are another additional 7 mats with mixed CVCC/CCVC and CCVCC words.
All pictures are safari-themed.
For more Kindergarten phonics resources, check out the Phonics categories