Make learning about blends fun for Kindergarten and first grade students with this springtime blends activities. Children will sort the cute blue birds into the correct nest by looking for the initial blends of the object the birds are holding. This phonics blends practice is a great way to improve reading and spelling skills with young learners. Simply download pdf file with beginning blends game and you are ready to play and learn!
This is a blends activity is a practical and fun way for kids to practice identifying blends at the beginning of words. Plus this initial blends activity allows kindergarten and grade 1 students to practice phonics blends with a Low PREP game that makes learning FUN! Practice br blends, bl blends, cl blends, ch blends, gl blends, gr blends, pl blends, pr blends, sc blends, and sk blends too.
Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this engaging blends activity for students! Use it at home as extra practice, literacy center in your classroom, spring theme, or extra practice for homeschool children!
This Blue Bird Sorting Blends Activity is such a great way for kids to practice identifying and learning to hear blends in words. Print off the nests and birds in color on cardstock and cut apart.
Then you can either give them two nests that start with the same consonant to help them focus on auditory discrimination or you can give them all 10 nests and let them work on them all simultaneously.
Children will say the item the blue bird is bringing out loud and listen for the beginning blend sound and then place the bird in the correct nest. The 10 blends include:
- br blend (bread, broom, broccoli, branch)
- bl blend (block, blanket, bleach, blueberry)
- cl blend (clover, clam, clock, cloud)
- ch blend (chicken, church, chocolate, chess)
- gl blend (glass, glue, globe, gloves)
- gr blend (grasshopper, graduate, groceries, groundhog)
- pl blend (plug, plant, plow, pliers)
- pr blend (princess, pricetag, pretzel, present)
- sc blend (scoop, scarecrow, scarf, scissors)
- sk blend (skateboard, skunk, skeleton, skyscraper)
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- Free Printable Color by Blend Worksheet
- Ending S Blends Clip Cards
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- NG Words for Kids Game
- BIngo Dabber ng and nk worksheets
- Th Worksheets – Read th blends in sentences
- R Controlled Vowel Worksheets
- Free printable Blends Worksheets with dot markers
- See all of our blends activities here
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