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Penguin CVC Words

Are you looking for a learning resource that will get your kids up and moving this winter? Then, you’ll want this Penguin CVC Words Activity! It’s a fun way for your kids to practice decoding and writing CVC words as they walk around the room. 


Penguin CVC Words Activitiy


Penguin CVC Words Activity:

During the winter, sometimes it is too cold and snowy to play outside for very long. So, we need to find indoor activities that will get our kids moving around the classroom or house. Write the room activities are not only a fun way to learn things like sight words, digraphs, CVC words, and much more. But, they are a great way to get kids up and out of their seats!


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What Is Write The Room?

During a Write the Room activity, your kids get up and walk around the room finding cards with letters or words written on them. Then, they write those letters or words down on a recording sheet. These types of activities are easy to differentiate to meet the needs of all of your students. It’s also simple to set-up for literacy centers in your classroom or as an independent activity in your homeschool. 


What Is A CVC Word?

A CVC word is a three letter word made up of a consonant, vowel, and consonant such as hat, leg, six, mom, and cup. When a vowel is followed by a consonant, it is a closed syllable and makes the vowel say its sound. CVC words are considered the simplest words for beginning readers because each letter makes its sound so they can decode and sound it out. Hands-on activities like this one makes practicing these skills fun for kids!


Getting Ready To Use Penguin CVC Words Activity:

What’s Included:

  • 20 Penguin CVC Word Picture Cards
  • Write the Room Recording Sheet


What Else Is Needed:

  • White Card Stock 
  • White Copy Paper
  • Laminator and Laminating Pouches
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Clipboards
  • Pencil


To prepare this write the room activity, fill out the form below to automatically download and print the picture cards and recording sheets.  I like to print my resources on white card stock, because it is more durable. But, you can use copy paper too. Next, laminate the cards so you can reuse this activity over and over. Then, cut the picture cards apart. Finally, tape the picture cards around your classroom or house.


How To Use The Penguin CVC Words Activity:

To begin this CVC words activity, your kids will walk around the room and find a picture card. When they find one, they will say the name of the picture on it. Next, your kids will identify the beginning, middle, and ending sounds.


Write the Room CVC Words


Finally, they will write the CVC word on the recording sheet for the number matching the number on the picture card. For example, the card with the picture of “map” has the number 6 on it, so your kids will write “map” in the box marked 6 on the recording sheet.


This Penguin CVC Words Activity is a fun way for your kids to practice writing CVC words. Write the room activities are great to use to get your students up and moving on cold, snowy days. 



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Penguin CVC Words


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