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Saint Patrick’s Day Reading Flashcards

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These Saint Patrick’s Day Reading Flashcards will help your early reader children work on word recognition.  When kids are learning to read, they need lots of ways to “play” with their words!  These cute, St Patrick ’s-themed words will help your children to improve their reading skills!

Don’t miss out on these flashcards for Saint Patricks Day! They’re full of fun St. Patrick Day words that are a great learning tool for reading comprehension.

reading flashcards for preschoolers in a cute saint patrick theme

Use these flashcards as a simple way to get the kids engaged in the learning process, excited to read, and participating in the fun and festive activity!

Everyone knows that St. Patrick’s Day is all about luck and shamrocks and wearing green. But it’s also the perfect time to use sight words flashcards to help your children learn about common words from a word list.

The more that they can see common words, the more that they’ll learn how to read them. This is why I love these cards with pictures!

What are these reading flash cards all about?

As you know, reading is such a huge building block of 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade, too. These sight words flash cards will help your early learner identify certain words associated with St. Patrick’s Day.

What it includes:

Your child will find the correct way to identify a Dolch word from this Dolch list and flashcards that will get them excited about celebrating the day.

You’ll get a printable of reading cards that have pictures and words on them, too. Your child can use the visuals to help identify the words easily.

If you’re working on fry sight words, you can add these flash cards to the mix.



saint patricks day reading flashcards

Fun ways to use this printable:

While you can easily just this as just flashcards, why not have a bit of fun with them, too? Here are some other simple ideas to make learning and reading even more fun!

Have a spelling bee at home

Reading the words is great but learning how to spell them is key as well. Grab a few chocolate gold coins from the dollar store and have them handy as a prize. When a word from the list is spelled correctly, award them a gold coin!

Add words to the list that are about St. Patricks’ Day

Who says that the list of words has to stop with what is printed on the printable? Add in more words to the list and have the kids work on reading and identifying those, too.

Make a story out of the words on the flash cards

Make learning learn! Combining imagination with learning is a fun way to extend an activity and get the kids excited. Have them created a fun story about the words that they’re learning to read.

st paddy reading and word recognition practice for preschoolers

What age is reading flash cards good for?

Reading flash cards can be a valuable learning tool for children who are beginning to develop their reading skills. However, it is important to note that the effectiveness of flash cards varies depending on the child’s age and individual learning style.

Generally, flash cards are most effective for young children between the ages of 2-6 years old who are just starting to learn basic sight words and phonics.

This is because their brains are still in a critical period of language development, which makes them more receptive to learning new vocabulary and concepts.

As children get older, flash cards may become less useful for them, as they begin to rely more on reading comprehension and critical thinking skills to understand the text.

Therefore, when considering the use of flash cards for reading, it is important to take into account the child’s age and individual learning needs to ensure that they are effective in promoting early literacy development.

How often should we use flash cards to help learn reading skills?

Flash cards are a common tool used to assist individuals in acquiring new skills and knowledge quickly. When it comes to learning how to read or improving reading skills, flash cards can be an effective aid.

However, the question remains: how often should we use these cards? Research has shown that using flash cards consistently and regularly is much more effective than sporadic use.

In fact, experts recommend using flash cards daily for 10-15 minutes each session to maximize their usefulness.

The key is to use them in conjunction with other reading materials to ensure a well-rounded approach to reading education.

By incorporating flash cards into a consistent and comprehensive reading routine, individuals can improve their skills and see long-lasting results.

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Sunday 7th of March 2021

Was hoping to download the St Patty's sight words. Tried clicking on the Download here.. just kept returning me to another page. Help?

Kelli Miller

Monday 8th of March 2021

A pop-up should have appeared that allowed you to enter your email address. Then, you will need to check your email for a verification notice. That houses the link to the printable. :-)

Deborah Hoyle

Tuesday 23rd of February 2021

I love your hats! Thank you so very much. The children will love these.