CVC Words List with Pictures & Sentences for Kindergarten

It is very obvious that kids start learning very fast. When they are young the grasping power is quite good. So when you are teaching your students new words from the lessons, you need to help them develop in the right direction. You can introduce them to some easy and simple CVC words. 

Basically, the CVC words follow a particular pattern – Consonant-Vowel-Consonant. They are quite simple to understand and really great start for the kindergarten kids. It will help children while practicing reading and spelling work. 

These words also prove great to build the fundamentals of phonics skills. Small children would love to read the words that follow some pattern. 

In English grammar, when you are adding suffixes to one-syllable words, it’s helpful to follow the CVC rule. CVC stands for “consonant, vowel, consonant.” When the last three letters of a one-syllable word follow the CVC pattern, the last consonant should be doubled when adding the ending.

There are different versions to CVC pattern which includes CCVC words, CVCC words, CVCCC words etc.

In our grammar context, we have around 5 vowels – A, E, I, O and U. So let’s get to know about the words which follow the CVC spelling rule.

Short a CVC Words List

abcab, dab,  jab, lab, nab, tab, blab, crab, grab, scab, stab, slab
atbat, cat, fat, hat, mat, pat, rat, sat, vat, brat, chat, flat, gnat, spat
adbad, dad, had, lad, mad, pad, sad, tad, glad
anban, can, fan, man, pan, ran, tan, van, clan, plan, scan, than
agbag, gag, hag, lag, nag, rag, sag, tag, wag, brag, drag, flag, snag, stag
ap:cap, gap, lap, map, nap, rap, sap, tap, yap, zap, chap, clap, flap, slap, snap, trap
ambam, dam, ham, jam, ram, yam, clam, cram, scam, slam, spam, swam, tram, wham
ack:back, hack, jack, lack, pack, rack, sack, tack, black, crack, shack, snack, stack, quack, track
ash:bash, cash, dash, gash, hash, lash, mash, rash, sash, clash, crash, flash, slash, smash
Other:gal, pal, gas, yak, wax, tax, bath, math

Short e CVC Words List

ed:bed, fed, led, red, wed, bled, bred, fled, pled, sled, shed
eg:beg, keg, leg, peg
etbet, get, jet, let, met, net, pet, set, vet, wet, yet, fret
enden, hen, men, pen, ten, then, when

Short i CVC Words List

itbit, fit, hit, kit, lit, pit, sit, wit, knit, quit, slit, spit
idbid, did, hid, kid, lid, rid, skid, slid
igbig, dig, fig, gig, jig, pig, rig, wig, zig, twig
imdim, him, rim, brim, grim, skim, slim, swim, trim, whim
ipdip, hip, lip, nip, rip, sip, tip, zip, chip, clip, drip, flip, grip, ship, skip, slip, snip, trip, whip
inbin, din, fin, pin, sin, tin, win, chin, grin, shin, skin, spin, thin, twin

Short o CVC Words List

otcot, dot, got, hot, jot, lot, not, pot, rot, tot, blot, knot, plot, shot, slot, spot
obcob, gob, job, lob, mob, rob, sob, blob, glob, knob, slob, snob
ogbog, cog, dog, fog, hog, jog, log, blog, clog, frog
opcop, hop, mop, pop, top, chop, crop, drop, flop, glop, plop, shop, slop, stop

Short u CVC Words List

utbut, cut, gut, hut, jut, nut, rut, shut
ubcub, hub, nub, rub, sub, tub, grub, snub, stub 
ugbug, dug, hug, jug, lug, mug, pug, rug, tug, drug, plug, slug, snug
umbum, gum, hum, mum, sum, chum, drum, glum, plum, scum, slum
unbun, fun, gun, nun, pun, run, sun, spun, stun
udbud, cud, dud, mud, spud, stud, thud

Simple CVC Sentences for Kindergarten

CVC Word



I have a small bat to play


We throw trash in a bin


I ran but I slipped in the mud


I wear blue cap on week ends


We have a pet cat at home


The cop is watching us


The light is dim


The fans made an awful din


My friend is fat


The small fin fish


We maintain a gap between us


I am watching him to finish fast


Hop on to my scooter


The hut is too small for living


My per cat sit on my lap


I have a world map


Please don’t mop the floor


I eat nuts every day


Pin up the chart on the board


I hear pop music


The cycle rim is broken


I am on top of the hill


So now, you are familiar with the CVC words. If you are a teacher or a mother, you can easily teach your kids these simple words in order to help them enhance their vocabulary. 

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