This sorting activity will help your child listen for the difference between the two blends. For extra fun, you may want to let your child make the covered wagons.

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Pioneer Days – Lesson 4

I can sort pictures that begin with st and bl.

Objective: To sort pictures by their beginning sound. (RF.K.1, RF.K.3)

Materials: two covered wagon cut-outs, pictures containing st and bl.

Procedures: Explain how the pioneers traveled west in covered wagons. Cut out two covered wagon shapes and write the new blends on them. Give your child a basket of picture cards. She will choose a card, name the picture and place it by the covered wagon that corresponds to the beginning sound.

Conclusion: After all of the pictures have been sorted, your child will check her work by naming the pictures for each of the sounds.