72 Printable Homophones

Homophones for K-3. 72 homophone word pairs picture cards to print and use for literacy activities and word games.



Homophones - D'Nealian

Homophones - Zaner-Bloser

Homophones Black - D'Nealian

Homophones Black - Zaner-Bloser

How to use this teaching resource

  • Print and laminate – display on word wall for student writing and reading reference and ‘playing with words‘ games…
  • Print and laminate and use for matching games such as concentration, and matching ‘snap’.
  • Classify the words into specific grapheme / phonic groups – for example group all words with the ‘e’ sound…(ey, ee, ea….)- use phonics charts as a reference..
  • Hand each child a card – all children then have to find their matching pair…
  • Go on a ‘Homophone Hunt’ – find homophones in reading books and environmental print – cut and paste homophones out of magazines.
  • Again – use the ‘101 Flashcard Activities’ document for more terrific ideas for great word play activities…using word cards.
  • Make smaller copies of the non colour coded for children to cut, match, and paste homonym pairs. Children colour in the differing grapheme sounds…
  • Make the words up on the phonics flip chart – great way to emphasise the different sound spellings.

Comments & Reviews

  • Love the cards. Aren’t they homoPHONES not homoNYMS?

    Comment by Archived Message on November 5, 2013 at 8:04 am

  • Thanks Kate

    Yes, you are correct – in the actual downloaded file – we have the title as Homophones – just haven’t updated the pictures and some headings… ( doh )

    Doing now – thanks

    Comment by Archived Message on January 27, 2014 at 12:15 am

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