Skip to Content

7 Sight Word Games to Get Boys On the Road to Reading

Using Car and Truck Sight Word Games is a wonderful way to get boys moving. They learn while they are playing and that is the best way to learn by far.

We like hands-on activities for boys and if you have a boy who really wants to learn to read, these games can be just the ticket (little traffic-related joke there – I couldn’t resist!)

From driving to drag racing to remote control cars and trucks you are going to find a lot fun vehicle sight word games here.

Play these 7 awesome car and truck sight word games as a way to help boys learn to read. They are fun hands-on learning ideas your vehicle lover is sure to go for. We really like #7. Click picture to read the article.

Sight Word Drag Racing looks like a blast. This game includes a free printable drag race bracket as well. Launch your cars to see which word wins.

Play Monster Truck Sight Word Mash! This game involves blown up paper bags and toy monster trucks.  You find the word, read it and have a lot of hands-on fun.

Break out the Hot Wheels and get ready to play a Sight Word Parking Lot Game. This game is great because the board is very easy to make and you can use the words your boy really wants to learn.

Drive to the Sight Word uses remote control cars or trucks.  What boy wouldn’t love that?!  Pop over to see how they did it.

Can’t get much more hands-on than driving your car right into the parking spaces marked with words! Sight Words Parking Lot.

Sight Word Races gets two cars racing on a ramp. You could do a lot with this fun one.

Another version that uses remote control cars is Car Sight Word Knockdown. It features words that you run over. Super!  I like that it has a bit of hand-eye coordination thrown in as well.

Play a few of these 7 awesome car and truck sight word games as a way to help boys learn to read. We love #7. Click picture to read the article and play these hands-on games.

That should keep your vehicle fan busy! Learning to read doesn’t have to be tough at all and playing around with words is a great way for boys to try out some reading in a relaxed and playful way.

If you liked Car and Truck Sight Word Games be sure to try these as well:

Arrr! Play These Fun Pirate Sight Word Games!
Action Sight Word Games for Boys Who Have to Move!
Sight Word Games Boys Will Go For
Free Printable Sight Word Game
Free Printable Sight Word Game

Do you have a boy who loves everything space? Have we got a list for you! Check out these fiction astronaut books for boys preschool through tween. They are favorites among those who wish they could go into space - or at least read more about it. Click through to see the selections and access our non-fiction astronaut book list as well.
Stellar Fiction Astronaut Books for Your Space Fan
← Read Last Post
Oh my gosh, this is so much fun. Make your own Funny LEGO Robots! It is a really creative project for kids to do.
Make Funny LEGO Robots
Read Next Post →

Victoria

Monday 16th of November 2015

Hi,shiela I'm very thankful for these games cause my kids feel much boring .we are asylum seeker here so kids don't have school.they have good opportunity to learn.thanks.

Sheila Rogers

Wednesday 18th of November 2015

Hi Victoria, I am so happy to hear that these are helpful to use with your children. Best wishes!

Melanie @ Tree valley academy

Wednesday 28th of October 2015

Learning seems to come easy when it's fun and they think they're playing. I love games like this, especially the parking lot game. I think my daughter would even like this.

Sheila Rogers

Thursday 29th of October 2015

Hi Melanie, I would have loved this when I was a young girl. I liked to be active! I bet she would enjoy the parking lot game - if not try a different one :)

Heather H

Sunday 25th of October 2015

Great collection! I did a lot of vehicle-type sight word games with my son a few years ago. I wish we'd thought of a few of these! Thanks for sharing with the #made4kids linkup again last week.

Sheila Rogers

Monday 26th of October 2015

Hi Heather, I enjoy your linkup and make it a priority to stop by. I like to see what you and the other hosts are working on. Thanks for the kind words on the collection :)

Christina @There's Just One Mommy

Thursday 8th of October 2015

Getting kids up and moving is a great way to get them excited about learning. There are so many fun car activities here to work on sight word games!

Sheila Rogers

Friday 9th of October 2015

Hi Christina,

Thanks for stopping by. There certainly are some fun ones available :)