I picked up a few bags not knowing what I would do with them. They sat in my "Teacher Supplies Pile" for quite some time before it dawned on me to use them for a game. They could be used for all sorts of games, but I decided to create a Sight Word game to use them with.
Students play in partners, and take turns reading words on the board. If they read the word correctly, they get to place a marker over it. The first person to get four markers in a row wins!
When creating the boards, I had an end-of-first-grade student in mind and used both the Dolch (Pre-Primer-1st Grade) and Fry (First Two Hundred) Word Lists. The lists contain many of the same words, and I think it only helps to cover words from both lists. :-)
Download the game boards below. The packet contains eight cards designed to cover multiple word lists.