My 1st grader is struggling learning to spell with consonant blends and I found this on the Jumpstart blog. I made an index card for each blend listed below plus th, sh, and ch. I am hoping that we will be able to play some fun word building games with these.

The JumpStart Blog

The following information is from a series of parent tips by Knowledge Adventure. The tips are meant to be used as fun ways of bringing learning into the home and everyday life. We hope you enjoy them!

Your child can learn how to identify beginning consonant blends in pictures and words. Below are some words you can use to help your child practice the beginning blends. Have fun practicing with the helpful tips below.

  • Paper Plate Blends: Take six paper plates and have your child write one of the above blends on each plate. Look through magazines and have your child find pictures of words that start with the blends. Sort the pictures and place them on the appropriate plate. Then glue the pictures on the plate to make a paper plate collage.
  • Making Words: Choose words that start with the blends above and have your child write them on…

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