What does the short I sound like? Words like "dig" and "pig" contain the short I sound. Can your child identify all of the words in this puzzle that make the short I sound? This worksheet will help your child improve reading skills by practicing the vowel sound of the short I. To complete this worksheet, your child must color in the shapes one of two different colors depending on whether the word in that space contains the short I sound. Have your child say the words out loud to help reinforce what sound the short I makes. Finally, your child will have discovered a hidden picture!