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The Banana Splits Game is a fun way to practice reading closed compound words, and it can also help build your child’s visual memory for spelling purposes. The game is easy to play:
Next, each player gets five cards.
Place the remaining cards face down.
Draw a card from the draw pile or another player’s hand. Flip the card over to reveal the ice cream scoop and the words. When you find two matching ice cream scoops, place the ice cream scoops in your bowl and read the resulting compound word.
The goal is to collect as many pairs of ice cream scoops as you can and read the resulting compound words.
There are cards for four levels, ranging from short vowel words to more advanced words.
There’s just one thing I didn’t count on—this delicious-looking game makes you hungry for ice cream!
I hope you and your kids enjoy playing the game as much as we enjoyed creating it. Look for the download link in this week’s newsletter, or sign up for your copy using the signup box above.
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