Bag, cat and cap are all examples of short A words that kindergarteners will be learning to read this year. You can support this learning with a guided exploration of the short A sound. Kids will be taught how to identify the short A within text, in addition to the corresponding sound. Check out our short A printables for more phonics practice.
Games with little ones that include phonic rhymes will help them master the alphabet and syllables early on. Later, they will be better equipped to understand sight words and comprehend short texts. Education.com has developed the following activity and game ideas to making teaching phonic rhymes easier, especially when you feel you have already exhausted the usual childhood nursery rhymes.