Do your children have difficult with decoding? Along with the use of letter tiles, this word build mat can help children with decoding challenging words. The mat provides many visuals that the child can refer to when decoding. The visual on the mat cover such concepts as digraphs, blends, chunking, vowel teams, diphthongs, long and short vowels, magic e, and r-controlled vowels. This resource can be laminated to a file folder, and can be given to the child as he or she works on decoding words as he or she independently reads.