This is a great option to keep students' hands busy while they work on using /k/ and /g/ in words! You can use this product two ways- as a "Smash Mat" with Playdoh, and as a worksheet to color and send home. This targets the phonological process of fronting (using a front sound in place of a sound produced at the back of the mouth).
It also targets fine motor skills, as the student should draw lines between the minimal pairs (or use Playdoh to make lines) before "smashing" the Playdoh 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.
Included Smash Mats:
- 1 page initial /k/ &/t/ minimal pairs
- 1 page final /k/ & /t/ minimal pairs
- 1 page initial /g/ & /d/ minimal pairs
- 1 page final /g/ & d/ minimal pairs
If you like this product, check out my other Smash Mats:
- Final Consonant Deletion
Or, save 20% off of buying them separately by purchasing the bundle here
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