Blend Clip Cards

Blend Clip Cards

If you're teaching kids how to read blends including FL-, BR- and SM-, these free blend clip cards are a must. Use them as a literacy center, word work station, word work activity or homeschool game. The sky's the limit! Getting Ready To prep these blend clip cards, I...

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Beginning Blends Picture Sort

Beginning Blends Picture Sort

If you're after a simple way to teach beginning blends like FR-, CL-, DR- and SK-, you'll love these 10 free picture sorts. Simply print, color, cut, sort and paste! Grab your set below and then hop over and grab a copy of our blend clip cards, too.   Teaching...

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Free Blend Posters and Dice

Free Blend Posters and Dice

These free blend posters and dice are a great visual way to teach blends like CR-, GL- and SK-. The posters are great as a classroom display or flashcards, and the dice provide an engaging way for children to think of words that begin with each blend.  Also included...

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Tropical Beginning Blends Sort

Tropical Beginning Blends Sort

Are your readers working on beginning blends? This colorful sort is the perfect way to practice six common beginning consonant blends. Scroll below to grab your festive freebie and then make sure to hop over and snag our entire Blend Activity Pack for even more...

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Easter Egg Consonant Blends

Easter Egg Consonant Blends

Blends are always a little tricky for my little learners, so anytime I can make practicing them engaging and fun, I'm all over it!  These Easter Egg Consonant Blend Puzzles are the perfect way to bring some playful learning to your spring centers. Grab the fun freebie...

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Phonics Games That Make Learning to Read Fun

Phonics Games That Make Learning to Read Fun

Teaching kids to read is one of the most important tasks a kindergarten and first grade teacher has. Some students learn quickly, while others need a bit more help.  Enter: phonics games! For those reluctant kids, nothing makes phonics more fun than games. These...

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Digraph and Blend Chart

Digraph and Blend Chart

Activity for ages 6 to 8. Digraphs and blends tend to trip up new readers. Just when kids finally have their letter sounds down, out pop tricky letter combinations that change those sounds. Oy! This digraph and blend chart is a helpful way for students to keep letter...

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Blend Puzzles

Blend Puzzles

Activities that can easily be implemented anytime of the year are the best! These blend puzzles are the perfect addition to your literacy centers, no matter what season it is. Grab your free blend puzzles below and then hop over and snag our blend clip cards...

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300+ Word Work Activities… And Growing!

300+ Word Work Activities… And Growing!

For ages 3 to 7. Do you spend countless hours hunting down "good fit" word work activities for each of your reading groups? Word work is an amazing way to take students' reading to the next level because it gives kids a chance to play with words -...

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CCVC Puzzles

CCVC Puzzles

Looking for a fun way to help kids learn how to spell simple CCVC words such as ship, frog and crab? These print and play puzzles are easy to prepare and motivating to play. They make an awesome addition to a blends or digraphs literacy center! This post contains...

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Free Ice Cream Blend Puzzles

Free Ice Cream Blend Puzzles

Ice Cream Blend Puzzles for ages 5 to 8. If you're looking for a motivating, visual way to teach kids how to read and write blends like BL-, FR- and SM-, you'll love these free ice-cream puzzles. They are great to use as literacy centers, guided reading...

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