Our card games use the rules from proven fun traditional card games.




Players match the first vowel (aeiou) or whether the first vowel in the word is short or long. Long vowels are red.




Match the color red (long vowels) or black (short vowels) or the vowel itself (a, e, i, o, u) either long or short.









This bold card --  could match any of the list below it

at --               

  • pet (has a short vowel), 
  • Matt (has a short vowel), 
  • mate (matches the vowel a)


Pete --         

  • cute (long vowel),
  • pet (vowel e match), 
  • wed (matching e vowel)



cut --           

  • cute (matches vowel u)
  • Matt (short vowel), 
  • at (short vowel)





The Word Cards can be used with the game rules for MatchIt, FamilyMom or Luke's rules.

Here is a link to Matchit visual rules

Long and Short Vowel MatchIt
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