Are you looking for a hands on, no prep way to practice beginning blends? These consonant blends word detective mats are it! Each of these literacy center mats gives your students practice with the word in multiple ways – mapping it, writing it, and reading it.
- 50 beginning blends literacy center mats
- A black and white ink-saver version
These literacy center mats are aligned with best practices from the Science of Reading! They ask students to work with each word in multiple ways, from word mapping to encoding to decoding.
How do they work? Students will:
- Say the word
- Tap the word
- Map the word
- Graph the word
- Build the word
- Write the word
- Find and cover the word
What supplies will I need for this phonics literacy center? I strived to make these phonics mats as low prep as possible! You will need to laminate them and then add: cubes or counters, magnetic letters, and a dry erase marker.
This is a predictable literacy center! You only have to explain it once because the activity stays the same. If your students are ready for word detective mats in more skills, the transition will be easy for them.