Beginning Blends!​

Many of us wonder what to teach after cvc words. As we teach cvc words and blending of vowel and consonant there are other important blending as well that needs to be taught.

The first important blend that will need your attention is ‘Beginning blending’

Beginning blends bl, cl, fl, gl, pl are taught immediately after cvc words.  Consonant blend with letter ‘l’ is little difficult for pre primary kids to understand.  Start explaining how b and l blend together as in block.

Read out the bl words as

bl + ack — black

bl + ock — block

This will help them understand how to blend b l. 

Download below worksheets for daily reading and practicing of beginning blends. take coloured printout. If not coloured make sure to underline bl, cl…. with red marker to show focus on bl,cl… in the entire spelling.

Beginning Blends With Picture

Beginning Blends Practice Worksheets

Beginning Blends Word List -

Identify Correct Beginning BLend - bl, cl, fl, gl ,pl