Sight words flash cards are great tools to help beginning readers learn the essential words they'll encounter over and over again. Use these cards with the many sight word activities you'll find throughout our website.
We've used the Dolch primer and preprimer words for the cards on this page. The words are listed below.
Print the flash cards onto heavy paper, laminate and cut apart. Or, make your own set of cards by copying these words onto your own index cards. This set of cards includes all the preprimer and primer words from the Dolch Sight Word List.
Here is a sample of the printable cards. Get all five pages using this link.
Here's a list of all the words you'll find in this printable set of flash cards:
Preprimer Words: a, and, away, big, blue, can, come, down, find, for, funny, go, help, here, I, in, is, it, jump, little, look, make, me, my, not, one, play, red, run, said, see, the, three, to, two, up, we, where, yellow, you
Primer Words: all, am, are, at, ate, be, black, brown, but, came, did, do, eat, four, get, good, have, he, into, like, must, new, no, now, on, our, out, please, pretty, ran, ride, saw, say, she, so, soon, that, there, they, this, too, under, want, was, well, went, what, white, who, will, with, yes
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