January 20, 2024
FREE Printable Consonant Blends Digraphs Game

FREE Printable Consonant Blends Digraphs Game

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If you are teaching digraphs to kindergarten and first graders, you will love this free printable digraphs game!  This digraph activity helps students become better readers as they master consonant digraphs such as ch, sh, th, ph, and wh. Simply print the lend and digraph games and you are ready to play and learn with a phonics activity!

If you are teaching digraphs to kindergarten and first graders, you will love this free printable digraphs game!  This digraph activity helps students become better readers as they master consonant digraphs such as ch, sh, th, ph, and wh. Simply print the lend and digraph games and you are ready to play and learn with a phonics activity!

Digraphs Game

Calling all teachers! Introducing a FREE, super fun digraphs game that your kindergarten and first-grade students will absolutely adore! Watch their reading skills soar as they conquer those tricky consonant digraphs like ch, sh, th, ph, and wh. All you have to do is print the game, gather your little learners, and get ready for some phonics adventure! Let’s play and learn together!

Consonant digraph game

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> _______ <<. The pdf file will open in a new window for you to save freebie. Now print off the pages. These pages all come in color for some fun digraph gaming.

What are digraphs Digraphs are combinations of two letters that represent a single sound in English. They can be found at the beginning, middle, or end of words, and understanding them can improve reading and spelling skills. Some common digraphs include "ch," "sh," "th," "ph," and "wh." Learning about digraphs can be a helpful tool for anyone looking to enhance their language abilities!

What are digraphs

Digraphs are combinations of two letters that represent a single sound in English. They can be found at the beginning, middle, or end of words, and understanding them can improve reading and spelling skills. Some common digraphs include “ch,” “sh,” “th,” “ph,” and “wh.” Learning about digraphs can be a helpful tool for anyone looking to enhance their language abilities!

Why Teach Digraphs

Digraphs play a vital role in teaching children how to read and write. By combining two letters to form a new sound, digraphs help children understand the complexities of English phonics. Teaching digraphs can enhance their reading skills, improve vocabulary, and boost their spelling abilities. It also assists in recognizing common word patterns and decoding unfamiliar words. Incorporating digraphs into teaching creates a strong foundation for language development, enabling children to become confident readers and writers.
 
consonant digraph game

When to Teach Digraphs

The best time to teach digraphs is after students have mastered the basics of letter recognition and letter-sound correspondence. This is usually around kindergarten or first grade, cut can continue through 2nd grade. Introduce digraphs gradually, starting with easy ones like “sh” and “th,” and then move on to more complex ones like “ch” and “ph.” Remember to use fun and interactive activities to keep students engaged and excited about learning!

Blend and digraph games

This is where the fun begins. There are two beginning and two ending digraph games, making a total of 4 printable digraph games. To play, print out and laminate the boards and give each child their own copy of the record sheets.

blend and digraph games

Digraphs activity

To play the games:

    • Place counters on the start box.
    • Players take turns rolling a die and moving forward.
    • On reaching a square, they must say the word and write it in the correct column on the record sheet.
    • The first player to reach the finish wins.

Teaching digraphs

If you are looking for more fun ways to teach kids to read and spell digraphs, check out these free phonics printables:

 

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Digraphs

As children progress in phonics they work on blends and digraphs chart. Digraphs are two consonants that make one sound such as /TH/ says thumb (phoneme). CH in the word “chair” and PH in the word “phone” are both examples of digraphs. Consonant blends have two constonants that each still make their own sound such as . If you are looking for more blends for kids games, worksheets, and activities? Check out these resoures or see all our digraph activities or consonant activities.

Trigraphs

Trigraphs make a single sound that is represented by three letters.  For example: In the word ‘match’, the three letters ‘tch’ at the end make only one sound.

Dipthongs

A diphthong is a sound formed by combining two vowels in a single syllable. The sound begins as one vowel sound and moves towards another. The two most common diphthongs in the English language are the letter combination “oy”/“oi”, as in “boy” or “coin”, and “ow”/ “ou”, as in “cloud” or “cow

Language Arts Worksheets & Activities

We have tons of hands-on activities and free language arts worksheets to help kids learn:

Teach kindergarten and first graders digraphs with this free printable game, helping them become better readers and master consonant digraphs. Just print and play!

Digraph games

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