Try these words to play spelling bees, use as sight words or help engage your child in fun and easy learning games. These words are suitable for 5-6 year olds.
Easy spelling words
a, at, bat, cat, rat, sat, an, can, fan, man, pan, ran, cap, map, nap, tap, bag, wag, tag, rag, am, jam, ram, yam, bad, dad, had, mad, sad, by, my, all, or, mum, and, us, bus, bed, red, get, let, jet, net, pet, wet, den, hen, pen, ten, beg, leg, peg, it, bit, fit, hit, sit, big, dig, fig, wig, in, fin, win, pin, bid, did, hid, rid, if, is, his, her, him, hip, sip, tip, lip, hop, mop, pop, top, dot, got, hot, not, pot, job, mob, sob, bun, fun, run, sun, but, cut, gut, nut, up, cup, pup, cub, rub, tub, bug, dug, hug, rug, tug, zoo.
Medium difficulty spelling words
be, he, me, bee, see, she, we, go, so, do, chat, bar, car, far, cow, how, now, wow, hi, by, bye, dry, ox, box, fox, pox, egg, bay, day, may, say, way, all, ball, call, fall, tall, wall, as, ask, bask, task, with, had, have, bell, fell, well, book, cook, took, band, hand, land, say, said, are, jar, tar, car, best, pest, rest, test, bump, hump, jump, clump, baby, girl, boy,dog, name.
Challenging spelling words
fray, gray, play, bake, cake, lake, make, take, ate, date, gate, mate, rate, age, cage, give, gift, page, damp, lamp, stamp, here, there, tie, pie, bike, hike, like, kite, cry, dry, fry, try, paw, raw, saw, toe, hoe, bow, low, mow, crow, now, cow, bent, dent, tent, feet,beep, deep, jeep, peep, green, bold, cold, fold, hold, told, cone, bone, one, two, three,four, five, six, cube, tube, eat, heat, seat, dust, gust, must, paw, saw, find, kind, mind,bird, duck, frog, doll, game, toy, train, boat, plane, truck, ride, hide, wide, mine, ours,they, them, bowl, fork, spoon, home, pond, room, neck.
This article was written by Amy Reiter for Kidspot, New Zealand’s leading resource for parents about education.