This is a great option to keep students' hands busy while they work on using /r/ and /l/ in words! You can use this product two ways- as a "Smash Mat" with play dough and as a worksheet to color and send home. This targets the phonological process of gliding (substituting a glide sound for a liquid sound).
It also targets fine motor skills, as the student should draw lines between the minimal pairs (or use play dough to make lines) before "smashing" the play dough on each picture. All targets have pictures, with words included above each picture to encourage literacy development. Great for non-readers! Most words are high-frequency words to encourage carryover.
- Progress Monitoring page
- Minimal Pairs Questions page
- 1 R/L minimal pairs mat
- 1 R/W minimal pairs mat
- 2 W/L minimal pairs
- 1 mixed R/L/W minimal pairs mat
If you like this product, check out my other Smash Mats:
- Final Consonant Deletion
- Cluster Reduction
Or, save 20% off of buying them separately by purchasing the bundle here
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Jill Shook, MS, CCC-SLP
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