ThinkFun Zingo Sight Words Game is included with 72 Zingo! sight words tiles, 6 double-sided Zingo! cards, 1 Zingo! Zinger and instructions/learning guide. Set for grades pre-K - 1 is ideal for 2 - 6 players. Sight words selected are specially taken from the leading educators as the most fundamental for reading development. It is introduced to bring fast-paced excitement and learning to the classic game of Bingo. It is a fun and interactive word game that makes kids to learn to recognize and read sight words quickly. It covers most of the words that are present in the English language and thus assisting students to become successful, fluent readers.
Bingo-Style Game Gives Beginning Readers a Boost
Players choose one of the six double-sided Zingo! cards and begin filling the squares as the Zingo! Zinger dispenses word tiles. Each card has nine word squares, and the player who matches the word to their card gets the tile. The first player to fill his or her card is the winner.
Graphic Cues Help Identify Common Words
The game's Zingo! cards use graphics to cue players to the meaning of the words before they are able to recognize and read them. An "x" marks the spot for "here," a downward arrow points "in," a speech bubble surrounds "said," and a little figure waves for "me." Other squares have colorful patterns of stripes, checks, and shapes to pair with the sight words, adding some pizzazz to these critical words for reading.
Easy enough for children to play by themselves
The Zinger! slider chooses the next tile to be played. The slider is built with large, easily grasped parts, so kids can operate it themselves while exercising their motor skills. Once children learn to play the game, it's simple enough for them to play together without an adult.
Helps Young Readers Learn Basic Words
Sight words are the most frequently used words in the English language, making up about 50 - 75 percent of all writing. Our daily information is filled with basic words that readers take for granted. Unlike other words, sight words often can't be "sounded out" phonetically and have to be learned through visual memory, which can be frustrating to kids. Learning and mastering sight words is an important step in becoming a successful, fluent reader. The sight words used in Zingo! Sight Words have been named by leading educators as the most fundamental for reading development.
What's in the Box
72 Zingo! sight words tiles, six double-sided Zingo! cards, Zingo! Zinger card dispenser, instructions, and learning guide.