Sentence Picture Match

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Sentence Picture Match
Language - Reading
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Materialscards with pictures
labels describing the pictures
small tray

In this activity the child matches cards with sentences to the pictures they describe.
Cards are available to print below.


  1. Carry the material to a mat or table. Place the tray in the upper right corner.
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  2. Take the picture cards and lay them along the left edge of the mat. Lay out a second column if you need more room.
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  3. Take the first sentence card and read it. Match it to the correct picture.
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  4. Continue reading and matching sentences to pictures until they have all been matched.
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  5. Mix up the sentences and return them to the tray.
    Mix up the pictures and return them to the tray.
    Return the tray to the shelf.

Points of Interest

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions


Make Your Own

Use only a few at a time, of course. Rotate them out on a regular basis (once every week or two, maybe).

Where to Buy

The cards pictured above are available as a pdf on Teacher Pay Teachers ($9.50 for 112 pairs).