Word for Word Game

McRuffy Press



Players compete with themselves and each other in this fast-paced word-building game. Kids hurry to build words using all sides of the Reading Rods® within the two-minute time limit.

Game can be played at multiple levels and can be customized to practice specific reading and word-building skills.

This is a great supplement to any of the McRuffy Reading and Phonics programs!


  • 112 Color-coded Rods
  • One two-minute timer
  • Four pencils
  • One score pad
  • Instructions

Skills taught include helping your child to make simple words as well as letter combinations and patterns to build more complex words.


  • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award (2003-04)
  • Honors Award Winner -National Parenting Publications Awards for Children’s Resources (NAPPA-2003)
  • San Diego Family Magazine Top Toy (2003)
  • Toy Tips Top Rated Toy 200