BLUSH! Initial and Final Blends Reading Game

BLUSH! Initial and Final Blends Reading Game

Once your student has learned initial blends in words (flag, brim, snip, drop), it is time to introduce your student to final blends. Final Blends are the 2 consonant letters at the end of a word that each make their own sound. Some examples of final blends are lamp,...
How to Teach Beginning Blending in Reading

How to Teach Beginning Blending in Reading

After your child has mastered the alphabetic principle, the next step in learning to read is beginning blending. This means pushing all of the sounds together in a word to create the whole word without pausing. For example, reading the word ‘bat’ as /bbaatt/ instead...
Initial Blends DIY Activity

Initial Blends DIY Activity

Once your student is very comfortable reading consonant-vowel-consonant words (cat, bit, fed, lug, etc.), it is time to introduce your student to initial blends.  Initial blends are the 2 consonant letters at the beginning of a word that each make their own sound....