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Digraph Puzzles

These FREE Digraph Puzzles are a fun and simple way to practice these important beginning sounds. They are perfect for Kindergarten and Grade 1 children. And if they cut up their own puzzles they get fine motor practice, too!

FREE Digraph Puzzles - th, wh, sh, ch, qu, ph perfect for helping Kindergarten and first grade practice identifying digraphs in words (spelling, reading, centers, homeschool). Includes options to print in color or black and white!

digraph is a pair of letters that make one sound. Here are some FREE printables for practicing digraphs, blends, trigraphs, word families, and more.

FREE Digraph Puzzles

These super cute, FREE Digraph Puzzles are a fun way for kids to practice identifying digraphs in simple words. Comes in color and black & white.

What digraphs are included?

This list tells you all the digraphs and words that are included in this pack.

  • TH: thin, thorn, throne, thumb, thirty and think.
  • WH: whistle, whip, whale, whisk, wheel and whiskers.
  • SH: sheep, shoe, shell, shower, shrimp and shoulders.
  • CH: cherries, cheeks, chair, church, chips and cheese.
  • QU: quail, quiet, quack, queen, queue and quick.
  • PH: phone, photographer, photo, phew, pharmacy and physician.


How to prepare

Download this pack (below) 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.

Using these digraph puzzles

  • Review the digraph sounds with your child. Can they say the sounds?
  • Look at the pictures and say the word – what is the beginning digraph sound?
  • 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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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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