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Minimal Pairs Bundle 2: Initial Consonant Deletion, Voicing, R/L Blends,

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PreK - 3rd
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Minimal pairs are an effective method for teaching students to discriminate sounds receptively and expressively. The goal of this packet is to let the student see how changing sounds will result in changes in word meaning that impacts communication. Real life activities provide motivation within therapy or during home programming.
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Each minimal pairs product contains:

Minimal pairs pictures
Activities for targeted words
Minimal pair sentences
Rebus stories
Minimal pairs memory homework.
Auditory Discrimination sorting activities

*minimal pairs picture contains two sets of the same graphic-one with the targeted sound on the left and one with the targeted sound on the right.

Initial Consonant Deletion
Initial P (pill/ill)
Initial B (bear/air)
Initial T (towel/owl)
Initial D (deer/ear)
Initial M (mark/ark)
Initial F (foil/oil)
Initial K (cape/ape)
Initial G (gate/ate)
Initial S (seal/eel)
Initial SH (shears/ears)

Initial & Final P vs B (pea/bee; cup/cub)
Initial & Final T vs D (time/dime; bat/bad)
Initial & Final K vs G (coal/goal, puck/pug)
Initial F vs V (fan/van)
Initial & Final S vs Z (sit/zit; rice/rise)
Initial CH vs J (cheer/jeer)

R Blends
BR (bread/bed)
CR/KR (crab/cab)
DR (new/due)
FR (man/mad)
GR (grab/gab)
PR (proof/poof)
TR (tree/tea)

L Blends
BL vs B (black/back)
CL/KL vs K (clap/cap)
FL vs F (flat/fat)
GL vs G (glum/gum)
PL vs P (please/peas)
SL vs S (slam/sam)

Initial M/B (mud/bud)
Final M/B (sum/sub)
Initial N/D (new/due)
Final N/D (man/mad)

SLPs who have used my minimal pair products say…
"Not only can I use this for my speech kids, but I also use this in my general ed phonological awareness lessons. The kids love using these pictures to work on deletion of initial consonants. We play matching games with them, and they get so excited when they see that they got the answer correct! Thank you!"

"I bought the gliding packet and then decided I liked it so much I should buy the s-blends packet too! I like that this packets comes with colored photos AND black and white work sheets."

"The best things about these minimal pairs products are the game suggestions worksheets. So many times I have parents ask what they can do to help their little ones along with speech therapy goals. These simple, straightforward, and specific activities are just what I needed to print and hand off to the families. Thanks so much!"

“This is so helpful! It's one of the best products I've found for minimal pairs. Practicing with these activities greatly helps for phonological treatment!”

“This saves my life all the time. I love this activity - exactly what it needs to be to be successful and convenient”

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