Word Family Picture Sort

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Rebecca Reid
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PreK - 1st, Homeschool
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Sort the pictures on each flower into the correct word family flower pot. The flower pots include 5 different word families for the short a, short e, and short i pictures, and four word family flower pots for the short o and short u word families. There are 9-15 flowers (pictures to sort) for each of the short vowel sounds.

Here are the words that are included in this flower-themed short vowel word family sort:

Short A (5 pots and 15 image flowers)

-at family pot: bat, bat, hat, mat, cat

-ag family pot: bag, flag, tag

-an family pot: can, fan, pan

-ap family pot: map, cap

-am family pot: ham, jam

Short E (5 pots, 10 image flowers)

-ed family pot: bed, sled

-et family pot: vet, wet, net

-en family pot: hen, ten, pen

-em family pot: gem

-eb family pot: web

Short I (5 pots, 9 image flowers)

-ig family pot: wig, pig

-ix family pot: six, mix

-ip family pot: lip

-in family pot: pin, fin, win

-id family pot: lid

Short O (4 pots, 10 image flowers)

-ot family pot: hot, pot

-op family pot: cop, mop, top

-og family pot: frog, dog, log

-ox family pot: fox, box

Short U (4 pots, 10 image flowers)

-ub family pot: sub, tub, cub

-un family pot: sun, bun

-ut family pot: hut, nut

-ug family pot: mug, bug, jug

Perfect for spring, this product can be used as a file folder center or a hands-on activity. To make it 3D and hands-on, attach the flowers to popsicle sticks or clothes pins and use mini-flower pots for each of the word flowers.

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