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.


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.