We are in the reading trenches working on our consonant blends as well as reading short vowel words and I am so excited to watch my kindergartner J reading. I shared with you my son’s bug preschool letter activity recently and now I will share J’s bugs consonant blends activity.
BUGS CONSONANT BLENDS ACTIVITY
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Bug Books to Read With Your Kids
I don’t know about you but I love finding books to read or have my kids scan through about a topic. Below you will find a few.
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)Ultimate Bugopedia: The Most Complete Bug Reference Ever (National Geographic Kids)The Bug BookBugs A to ZHello, World! Backyard Bugs
Bug Games and Extended Activities
If your kids are really interested in learning more about bugs, then try a few of these!
Moody Goat 19 – Pcs Outdoor Explorer Gear Play Set For Kids – Junior Adventurer Equipment Kit For Children – Exploration Toys With Binoculars, Bug Catcher, Magnifying Glass & BackpackChildrens Bug Catcher and Viewer – Insect Magnifier, Catcher + 2 Bug Tweezers – Nature Exploration Microscope For Kids – By OLIVIA & AIDENMelissa & Doug Sunny Patch Bag of BugsPlastic Bug Toys – 18 Colorful Giant Insect Figures – By Insect LoreNature Bound Bug Catcher Critter Barn Habitat for Indoor/Outdoor Insect Collecting with Light KitQuadPro Bug Catcher and Viewer for Kids Outdoor Toys Insect Magnifier Microscope Catching Kit Children Preschool STEM toys for Boys and GirlsBugs: A Stunning Pop-up Look at Insects, Spiders, and Other Creepy-CrawliesAssorted Color And Design Insect Bug Toys (2-Pack of 72)
HOW TO PLAY
1. Print and cut out all the bug cards on cardstock or regular paper as well as a bug jar for each player.
2. Decide on who will be Player 1 and Player 2 etc.
3. Place all the bug cards in a container that is not transparent and have player 1 read the first bug.
4. If a player reads the card incorrectly, then the bug card must be placed back in the container. If the card is read correctly, then it is added to that players bug jar.
Instead of adding the bug cards in the jar, you may also use bug erasers or any other bug-themed manipulatives to place in the jar.
More Consonant Blends and Bugs Activities to Try: