Sound Readers®
Crazy Cards!

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Need some help with lesson planning?

Words organized by spelling pattern?

Structured literacy games for centres?

 

Let Crazy Cards reduce your workload!

Crazy Cards REDUCE YOUR PREP TIME!

  • Students can just grab game and play!

  • Use the 1300 words for Spelling Word Lists

  • Keep students on task for Literacy Centers

There are 25 different decks that go in order from simple to complex so you know which spelling patterns to teach and when!

  • 5 Decks of Crazy Shorts for Starters (cvc, digraphs, floss, -ck, -ng/-nk) *digital only at this time

  • 5 Decks of Crazy Shorts with Blends ("L" Blends, "R" Blends, "S" Blends, End Blends #1 & #2) *digital only at this time

  • 5 Decks of the ORIGINAL Crazy Shorts (with some multisyllable words for differentiation) *

  • 5 Decks of the ORIGINAL Crazy Longs (long vowels)*

  • 5 Decks of the Original Crazy Mores (other vowel teams & Bossy r's)*                        *available in hard copy or digital to print, cut, & play

 

Use the words on these cards for spelling lists, and to guide your systematic instruction. 

Games created by experienced Ontario Certified Teacher, Certified Orton-Gillingham/Practical Linguistics Dyslexia Interventionist and English Language Arts instructor,

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The Original Crazy Shorts help children recognize and understand short vowels by playing a card game similar to Crazy 8s, only with words! They sound out a word, and then make up a CRAZY sentence using that word. This gets them belly-laughing and having fun! 

Each deck contains 63 cards (52 word cards, 7 wild cards, and 4 miss your turn cards).

$29.99CAD (5 decks)

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The Original Crazy Longs helps children recognize and understand long vowels in exactly the same way - by playing a fun card game that they WANT to play. 

Each deck contains 63 cards (52 word cards, 7 wild cards, and 4 miss your turn cards).

$29.99CAD (5 decks)

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The Original Crazy Mores go even further by teaching all of the other spelling patterns in English. Same game - same fun!  And they can play these games with their siblings and friends!

Crazy Mores contains ways to spell the sound /oo/, /er/, and other spelling patterns. Each deck contains 63 cards (52 word cards, 7 wild cards, and 4 miss your turn cards).

$29.99CAD (5 decks)

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Complete Set of Crazy Cards!

Crazy Shorts​

Crazy Longs

Crazy Mores

$79.99CAD

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NOTE: "Crazy Shorts for Starters" are available to download & print only (e-decks only) at this time.

The Original Crazy Shorts, Crazy Longs, and Crazy Mores are available "ready-made" or to download.

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NOTE: "Crazy Shorts for Starters" are available to download & print only (e-decks only)

The Original Crazy Shorts, Crazy Longs, and Crazy Mores are available "ready-made" or to download.

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Crazy Cards may also be downloaded for you to print, cut, and play! 

$9.99CAD/Set of 5 E-Decks

(each deck contains 7 double-sided colour pages, however you may just print on one side to save ink ;)

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Founder of Sound Readers Crazy Cards, Martha Kovack, MEd,. talking with founder of Reading Simplified, Dr. Marnie Ginsberg, about the card games and their instructional power.