Teach your students the difference between long and short «Is with this fun coloring-in exercise! Print the downloadable worksheet and hand it out in your class, then get the children to read the words «pig» and «fire». Can they hear the difference between the long «I» and the short «I»? Understanding the difference between long and short vowels is vital when learning how to read, and this printout is the perfect tool for introducing this topic to your students. Get them to color in the words and the pictures to deliver a fun lesson on phonics!