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Lucky Day Sight-Word Game
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Lucky Day Sight-Word Game

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Put a St. Patrick’s Day twist on sight-word fun with this easy-to-play interactive game!

This activity is appropriate for:
pre-k – 1st grade / 4 – 6 years

You will need:


  1. Pair each student with a partner to play the game and give each pair a Lucky Day game board.
  2. Give each player a leprechaun to color, cut out and use as a game marker.
  3. Give each pair of students a set of shamrock sight-word cards.
  4. Explain to students that the object of the game is to follow the path of lucky golden horseshoes to the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
  5. Have student pairs place the shamrock sight-word cards facedown in a deck. Then have them take turns selecting a card and reading the sight-word.
  6. If a player reads the word correctly, he advances his leprechaun marker to the next horseshoe. If not, he remains in place.
  7. The partner whose leprechaun marker reaches the pot of gold first wins!


To modify this game and practice newly acquired vocabulary words or more difficult sight-words, simply print out the blank cards and write in your own words for students to use. Then make as many copies as needed.
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