Sight Word Football Game

Have I got a treat for you today!  I am so excited for this new game I created…  Anyway…I still have football on my mind, with the upcoming Superbowl.  Personally I am not really a fan of the NFL.  I am a huge college football fan (Go Irish!)  but the NFL seem like a bunch of meanies.  I say that, yet I have friends from college who played in the NFL and I know that is not entirely the case…but, that is my story and I am sticking to it -the NFL are a bunch of meanies. Anyway, today I created a sight word football game for you.   If your kids are anything like mine, they love to play football guysSight Word Football Game and they will love the educational version of a sight word football game that I created for you.  This game can also be modified to be played with the alphabet, and the sounds of the letters too.

Free Sight Word Football Game. This game can also be modified for the alphabet or phonics sounds.

Sight Word Football Game

This football sight word game is a lot of fun to play.  Here are a few images from the game…

Free Sight Word Football Game - great for a classroom, or home! Free Sight Word Football Game - great for a classroom, or home!  
To play the game, students line up on a football field and if they read the sight word correctly, they get to move down the field to score a Touchdown.  If they answer incorrectly, they move backward.  Students may also pick up a penalty -so watch out!!

All Dolch Sight Words are included pre-primer through level 3 – so, this activity is great for students from preschool through second grade.

Not a football fan?  I’ve placed similar games for basketball, baseball, soccer in our premium membership.  (The football game is in the freemium membership).

Also, I found a few other fun indoor games that you can play with your little one!  We had a snow day today, or, really a cold weather day.  Thank goodness I found these fun things to do with my little ones indoors!  Enjoy!

Photo Memory Game
Dots and Boxes Game
Football I Spy Game
Noughts and Crosses with Toys
Board games that nurture creativity
7 Indoor bean bag games

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Madreen Karle is a master first grade reading teacher with over 30 years of classroom experience. She taught reading in a special needs and English as a Second Language classroom. After retiring she wrote a reading program to help others learn how to teach reading. She is a trusted educator and author of 5 books to help teach children to read and write. In addition to her books, she is a mentor for 3 websites that give reading teacher tips (Mrs. Karle’s Sight and Sound ReadingMrs. Karle’s Reading Patch, and Mrs. Karle’s Handwriting Patch). Through her teaching she learned that confidence was the key to learning to read. A child who is not confident at reading does not like to read and struggles to read. Mrs. Karle created “sunshine moments” to help teach children how to grow their confidence and learn to read.
Meeghan Karle Mousaw (Madreen’s daughter) has her Master’s in Special Education. She has 8 years experience teaching children to read online. In addition, she developed a curriculum to teach children handwriting called The Handwriting Patch. With the Handwriting Patch learning is fun because children learn to draw and learn handwriting at the same time. In 2019 The Handwriting Patch curriculum became an amazon best seller the first year it was released, helping thousands of kids learn handwriting with a unique, fun method. She is mom to 6 kids, each with differently learning abilities and struggles.
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  1. I am so sorry to hear about your computer – but yes, small blessings!!

  2. Sara Esqueda says:

    I would love a free download of your sight words football game to use with my special education students. It looks great.

  3. Would love the football game!

  4. Jill Duck says:


  5. I would like to see if my students would like the theme of football

  6. Please send me the free games

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