This adorable blends game is a fun way to help kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students listen for and identifying initial blends in words. This blends games has a fun spring and summer theme with cute bees to keep kids engaged! Use this low-prep blends matching game is gret for improving literacy skills in young learners. Simply download pdf file with beginning blends worksheets
Are you looking for a fun way for young readers to work on listening for initial blends in words to improve literacy? This fun beginning blends games is a grea way to sneak in practice with consonant blends such as consonant l blends and consonant r blends, and initial s blends. Add this bee printable to your next insect theme or summer theme to make learning FUN with kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students. This bug activity for kids is such an engaging consonant blends games where studnets match the cute clipart with the beginning blend.
Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this initial blends activities! Use this phonics game at home, at a literacy center in the classroom, or as a supplement to your homeschool phonics curriculum.
Beginning Blends Worksheets
Print out each of the pages in this pack on cardstock. I suggest laminating them for durability. Then, cut the cards apart. I like to use a paper cutter, because it makes cutting the cards quick and easy. When you’re done, you’ll have nineteen sets of matching cards and an answer key.
This matching game is designed to help your young learners focus on initial blends. Each flower patch card features an initial blend:
- consonant l blends – BL, CL, FL, GL, PL, SL
- consonant r blends – BR, CR, DR, FR, GR, PR, TR
- initial s blends – SC, SK, SN, SP, ST, SW
Each bee card features an image that starts with one of the initial blends featured. There are two cards for each blend.
Separate the image cards from the letter cards. Have your preschooler name each image paying close attention to the initial blend.
Initial blends activities
Once they’ve identified the blend on each bee card, have them find the flower card that represents that initial blend sound.
To make this activity self-correcting, place small stickers on the back of each set of inital blends matching cards. Use a separate sticker for each set. Then, your child can turn the cards over to see if they have correctly matched the image and the blend.
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Initial Blends Worksheets
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I appreciate your hard work and generosity. Thank you for sharing it with fellow teachers. The activities look fun and inviting for students.