Blend Buddy Crew uses visual clues to help new readers understand consonant blends and anchor that understanding to memorable cartoon characters. The character, or Blend Buddy, is a visual representation of the blend. Hints are wrapped into each character’s name, appearance, and identity. The blend being taught is on a sign that each Blend Buddy holds. If the student is able to identify and name the blends, then they have learned the concept without realizing it.
Blend Buddy Crew comes with individual character cards for each student and posters for your classroom.
R Blend Buddy Characters include:
BR - Brown Bread
CR - Crabby Crab
DR - Drummer Drum
FR - Freddy French Fry
GR - Great Granny Grape
PR - Proud Prize Present
TR - Trash Troll
Keep students engaged and wanting to learn more as they collect all of the Blend Buddies!
Perfect for teaching and reviewing one on one, in small groups, or with the whole class. Blend Buddy Crew cards are the ideal size for little hands to use in learning stations to build words, review, practice, and play word games. The cards are designed to go on a metal binder ring for easy storage and reference.
Blend Buddy Crew works in tandem with Vowel Buddy Crew, Word Buddy Crew, and Alphabet cards
3-13/16” x 5-1/16”
4 per page
trim marks for easy cutting
hole punch mark in upper left corner for consistency
8-½” x 11”
1 per page
print on 110 lb. cardstock
laminate cards before cutting for durability
store and use on a 1” or larger metal binder ring
adhere posters to black matte board
use with Alphabet cards
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