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  • For both HOME and SCHOOL practice

  • Perfect for science of reading literacy centre games!

  • Quality social interactions!

  • Perfect for family bonding time - OFFLINE!

  • A teacher favourite since 1998! See Testimonials!

  • Children will even BEG to play these games!

  • REAL playing cards that feel just like a real game!

25 different decks that go in order from simple to complex!

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Crazy Shorts FOR STARTERS

phonics card games help children learning to read VERY BASIC short vowel spelling patterns (cvc, floss, -ck, digraphs, -ng/-nk) by playing crazy card games similar to Crazy 8s, only with words! Crazy card reading games build literacy skills by getting kids to:

1) Read the SPLASH sound;

2) Read the WORD.

3) Make up a CRAZY Sentence!

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

$39.99CAD + shipping

5 REAL decks of playing cards!

Ideal for Pre-K - Grade 2 or any beginning reader

SAVE 20% when you buy both STARTERS and BLENDS sets!

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The Original Crazy Shorts phonics card games are perfect for multi-level play. Words contain different difficulty levels that cater to varied literacy skills. Yet all reading levels can read the words by reading the 'splash' sound first, then sounding out the word, and then making up a CRAZY sentence to build oral language, get them belly-laughing, and having fun - OFFLINE!

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

$39.99CAD + shipping

5 REAL decks of playing cards!

Ideal for K-Grade 3 or any beginning reader!

The Original Crazy Longs phonics card games focus on all of the ways that you can spell the long vowel sounds. One deck per vowel. This set is the well-loved Marnie Ginsberg's (Reading Simplified) favourite game to teach the long vowels!

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

$39.99CAD + shipping

5 REAL decks of playing cards!

Ideal for Grade 1-5, or any beginning reader

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Crazy Shorts WITH BLENDS

phonics card games build literacy skills by helping children learn to read short vowel spelling patterns that contain INITIAL and END blends (ccvc & cvcc words). Crazy card games with blends are the BEST decks for reinforcing short vowels and reducing confusions.

1) Screen-Free game!

2) Builds oral language AND phonics skills!

3) Inclusive! Designed for all beginning readers, especially those with dyslexia - and even adult learners!

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

$39.99CAD + shipping

5 REAL decks of playing cards!

Ideal for Pre-K - Grade 2 or any beginning reader

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The Original Crazy Mores phonics card games go even further by teaching all of the other spelling patterns in English. Same game - same fun!  Science of Reading games that they can play with their siblings, friends, or peers at school! Same durable, easy to play games - affordable, inclusive, portable, and screen free! Crazy Mores reading games contain ways to spell the sound /oo/ & /er/, and more!. Each deck contains 63 cards (52 word cards, 7 wild cards, 4 miss your turn)

$39.99CAD + shipping

5 REAL decks of playing cards! 

Ideal for Grade 1-5, or any beginning reader.

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SAVE 25% when you buy all 3 ORIGINAL sets!

Complete Set of the Original Crazy Cards!

The Original Crazy Shorts

The Original Crazy Longs

The Original Crazy Mores

$89.98CAD + shipping

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

Reg. $9.99CAD/Set of 5 E-Decks SALE! $7.99CAD

(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.

CLICK HERE to Download:

FOUR easy Steps for using Crazy Cards as part of your foundational word reading program.

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