Teaching Resource

Consonant Blends Fishbowl Sorting Activity

PDF, PNG | 13 pages|Grades: K, 1 - 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聽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”. 馃檨
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Vangelis Theos

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Ays Kids

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


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