Getting the hang of consonant blends is important for young readers and these free Consonant Blends Puzzles can help! Use this fun, free printable consonant blends games with kindergarten and first grade children. This beginning blends activity will encourage kids to listen closely to the beginning sounds they hear in each word. There are 36 different puzzles and they come in both color and black and white! Simply download pdf file with initial consonant blends activity and you are ready to play and learn!
Consonant blends puzzles
Download this initial blends pack then print the color or black and white versions onto card and cut apart. If using black and white your kids might like to color them before cutting.
Consonant Blends games
This list tells you all the digraphs and words that are included in this pack.
- CL: clock, clown, clap, cloud, clip, climb.
- FL: flower, flamingo, flat, floss, flashlight, flag.
- GL: globe, glass, glasses, glove, glue, glow.
- PL: planet, plane, plant, play, plug, plus.
- SL: sled, sling, slice, slip, slide, slow.
- SP: spoon, space, spaghetti, spin, spray, spill.
- BR: branch, broken, braids, bread, bride, bridge.
- CR: crow, crayon, crown, crab, cry, crack.
- DR: drink, dress, dragon, drum, draw, dream.
- TR: trampoline, truck, trash, tree house, trunk, trophy.
- SK: skate, ski, skirt, skateboard, skeleton, skip.
- SN: snail, sneeze, snap, snow, snake, sniff.
Initial consonant blends
Start by reviewing blends with your child. Can they move smoothly from the first sound to the second sound in the blend? Look at the pictures and say the words – what are the beginning sounds?
Now for this consonant blends activities, students will put the puzzle pieces together by matching the beginning sounds. A word list is included in the download in case you’re not sure what words are meant by each picture!
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