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Consonant Blends Fishbowl Sorting Activity

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 13 pages | Grades: K - 2

A small group or whole class sorting game to consolidate the learning of beginning consonant blends.

A bright and fun teaching resource to help students consolidate their understanding of blends.

  • Print out on cardstock. Cut out each fishbowl and set of goldfish.
  • Choose a blend group for the students to sort.
  • Students work in groups to sort the goldfish into the correct blend fish bowl.
  • As the student places the goldfish into the fishbowl, have them say the word.
  • When they are finished, have the students write the words for each blend group into their journals.

Use this resource with students in your guided reading groups, or place in your reading center for students to complete independently or with a partner.

This teaching resource includes:

  • a fish bowl and 6 goldfish for the following blends: fl, tr, br, cr, fr, cl, dr, sl, st, bl, gl, and sc
  • a teacher instruction page.


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  • Stacy Golden

    This was listed as a free resource for the 10th Day of Christmas but not showing as "free". :( Thank you!

    • Holly (Teach Starter)

      Hi Stacy, this resource was only available for free 24 hours. If you tried to access it during this time - please email [email protected] and our customer support team can help out.

  • Vangelis Theos

    Not found!

    • Holly (Teach Starter)

      Hi Vangelis, I'm sorry you are having issues finding this resource - can you please email [email protected] and we'll help you out.

  • Ays Kids

    this activity will not let me print it out. Do you know why? thanks

    • Holly (Teach Starter)

      Hi there, It seems to be working fine from our end. Can you please email [email protected] with the error you are getting so we can help you fix it.