Sight Word Painting


Description: Using a white crayon and white paper, you can write down sight words and your child will be able to reveal them with a layer of water color paint. 

Goal: Becoming familiar and comfortable with sight words will make a huge difference in their reading journey. 


  • White paper
  • White crayon
  • Water color paint
  • List of sight words (below)


  • Use list of sight words and write several on a blank white sheet of paper, all in lower case
  • Invite your child to watercolor over each word
  • They can practice using one color per word and rinsing their brush in between
  • Ask your child to read the word, help if they need it
  • repeat

Add challenges:

  • Along with sight words, try numbers, letters, friends’ names!