This activity is perfect for small group work or an independent center. Print and laminate the word building mats and letter tiles. You can keep them all on one page, or cut them apart so you have 6 little mats. After cutting out the letter tiles for each mat, store them in a plastic bag or small container. Each set of tiles is specific to a mat, and the mats and tiles are framed in colored borders to tell them apart. For each vowel, there are 18 words to build (6 in each set). I hope you find this activity useful in your classroom. Thanks so much for downloading, and Happy Teaching!
Teacher Tip: It would be helpful to the children to make sure they recognize the pictures. For example, make sure they know that the picture is “jam”, and not “jelly”.