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Irregular Past Tense Verbs Bingo Riddles Level 2



Irregular verbs activities in a fun BINGO game! Students love guessing the rhyming riddles to play as they practice in speech therapy activity or in your classroom.

This pack targets grammar practice of subject-verb agreement with past-tense action verbs plus expressive language, inference, listening comprehension, and vocabulary for a whole-class activity or use just a few boards for small groups.


My Bingo Riddles are my best-selling games because they are super fun and engaging. quick to prep, great for large or small groups, and make mixed groups easy by targeting multiple goals with a single activity! If you need an in-class activity or activity for larger make-up therapy sessions… Bingo Riddles are the perfect solution. Now, you can play while teaching past-tense verbs too.


This Evidenced-Based resource is Level 2 which is appropriate for ages 7 and older.

Irregular Past-Tense Verbs Bingo Riddles Level 1 is available in my store separately.

You can also purchase both levels at a discount in this Irregular Past-tense Verbs BUNDLE


Why address irregular verb tense early? Which verbs to teach first?

Written irregular verb forms are typically taught in school in 2nd grade and beyond. However, the development of the verbal use of irregular past-tense verbs begins earlier and is important for developing expressive language skills which are the building blocks for written language.

Roger Brown’s Stages framework (Brown, 1973) indicates that irregular verb forms emerge early between 25-46 months of age.

I’ve used the developmental sequence identified by Shipley, Maddox & Driver, 1991. Shipley et. al looked at the age of mastery of 49 irregular past-tense verbs and found that while many irregular past-tense verbs developed early, others were still not mastered by the age of 9.


Low Color/Grayscale Printing options are provided!

CONTENTS: 33 useable pages

• 28 Different Bingo Cards- plenty for small group or to play with the entire class

• 24 Riddle Calling Cards

• 42 Smart Dude Cover Cards

• Riddle Me! Write Your Own Riddle- Printable Extension Activity.


The 24 Irregular Past-tense Verbs targeted in this Level 2 resource:

  1. blew
  2. bought
  3. built
  4. caught
  5. drank
  6. drew
  7. dug
  8. grew
  9. heard
  10. hid
  11. hung
  12. laid
  13. lost
  14. paid
  15. rang
  16. rode
  17. sang
  18. sent
  19. shook
  20. slept
  21. slid
  22. swam
  23. swung
  24. wrote


“The Best Bingo Game on TpT” is just one sweet comment I have received on my best-selling Bingo Riddles Games! They help me cover any size group with multiple language and therapy goals and are terrific for in-class therapy too.


After playing the game, students write their own riddles and have fun taking turns guessing the answers.

My bingo riddles games are terrific for a wide variety of ages and include suggestions on how to level the game for kindergarten through fourth grade.


Find all my Bingo Riddles games by clicking the custom category!


If you love seasonal activities, check out these Bingo Riddles games:

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Be sure to check out my Holiday Bingo Riddles Bundle.


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