This file contains rhyming and first sound flash cards to help build fundamental reading skills. It includes a variety of word families and beginning word sounds and blends. The words are color coded so that students can easily see the first sounds. Both sides of the cards can be used to teach and challenge students at various skill levels. The document is formatted to print on 2 by 4 inch labels that can be placed on index cards. You can also print each page fold it and half and laminate to create sturdy cards. Click here for a free sample of 20 words.