This card creator lets you create a custom deck of cards for our Sight Words Old Maid game. For a demonstration and instructions on using the Old Maid Card Creator, see below.

Dolch Sight Words

Fry Sight Words

Top 150 Written Words

Custom Sight Words


The Old Maid Card Creator creates a fully customizable set of Sight Words Old Maid playing cards. You can use one (or more) sight words lists (Dolch and Fry) and/or use your own custom words. To create your Old Maid Cards:

  1. Under Dolch Sight Words and Fry Sight Words, check the boxes corresponding to any sight words lists you want included in your Old Maid card deck. For example, selecting the Dolch Sight Words 3rd Grade and 2nd Grade lists uses those words for your Old Maid Cards.
  2. Under Custom Sight Words, enter in any custom words you want added to the Old Maid Cards. For example, if you are doing a section on insects, you might want to add ant, beetle, and butterfly.
  3. Click Create Old Maid Cards, and a PDF will be generated containing your custom cards. You can print the cards by selecting print from your browser window.
Video: Making Sight Words Old Maid Cards

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