Hink Pinks are word puzzles that use two-word clues to lead to a rhyming solution. Whether kids are solving the riddles or creating their own, they are expanding. Kids will love Hink Pinks—word puzzles that use two-word clues to lead to a rhyming solution. Try one and get hooked yourself: Obese feline? Fat cat!. What’s a Hink Pink you ask? Hink Pinks are fun rhyming word riddles. The answer to the riddle is a pair of words that rhyme with each other. For example: Large.

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Wary canary A chubby kitten: The clues can be presented visually or orally. Here are some Hinkety Pinketies Because these are more challenging, they often require more elaborate clues: Pinos a Child Write a Poem.

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Hink Pinks are word puzzles that use two-word clues to lead to a rhyming solution. You can also play with a word card much like a Bingo card that needs to be filled with the correct answers so students can work at their own speed. Stout trout A chocolate bar dropped on the beach: Soggy doggy A greased bird: Have fun coming up jink your own Hink Pinks, and feel free to share any you come up with here!

Students work individually or in groups to find the rhymes. You can play with single- or double-syllable words based on the language level of your students. Pink drink Dehydrated soup: Materials Needed Word cards Dictionary and thesaurus for each student or group of students How to Play Students are given a word card to hinj. Write a Gem of a Poem. To think both logically and creatively about a topic using different kinds of information.


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Share and discuss answers. Chub sub Cooked reptile: Students can write their own Hink Pinks to use or trade them with other students.

It is a fun way to practice language skills. Chowder powder A fat fish: Baked snake Sweet potato preserve: Variations The clues can be read orally for the class to guess, or there can gink teams of students who compete against each other in trying to solve the Hink Pinks. Students complete the work independently by reading the clues and writing the suggested rhyming answer on their cards.

The game is made hihk of a phrase that conveys an adjective paired with a rhyming noun e. Grades 4 — 6 Activity Time 30 minutes Publisher. Make the game even more challenging!

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They answer any number of Hink Pinks or complete the entire card. Jamieson June 18, Making up the riddles also encourages them to think critically and creatively because they have to develop the problem all the way through from start to finish.

The categories used in grammar to group different types of words, such as nouns, verbs, adverbs, and adjectives. The game is played in a whole class setting with individuals or students in small groups who try to guess the adjective and noun that rhyme with the given clue.


Here are some Hinky Pinkies: Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. There’s nothing better than a brain booster that is also fun. The game helps with word recall and with understanding word meaning by playing with words. When people think critically, they not only attend to new words and ideas, but they also connect these words and ideas with the things they already know.

pinkx But the idea of the game is the same. Children can be card sharks in this game, which challenges players to build words from prefixes, root words, and suffixes.

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Instead of thinking ipnks the correct answer, students match the correct answer to the given clues. Whether kids are solving the riddles or creating their own, they are expanding their vocabulary, practicing rhyming skills, and discovering just how much fun wordplay can be. Students write the correct answers in the blanks under the clues. Make a Magnetic Poetry Set.

This activity reinforces literacy skills by getting children to think creatively about language.

Allow a set amount of time to complete. Sandy candy Hinm fuzzy fruit: The object of Hink Pink is to have students think of words that match given definitions.