Many children not only experience problems in reading initial consonant blends but also have great difficulty in articulating these often complicated, tongue-twisting combinations: bl dr sp.
The temptation to give full value to the individual letters, b l prevents young and older children blending the two letters together to create a new sound.
In this 24 talking card set, the child meets 20 x 2-letter blends such as bl dr and sp and 4 x 3-letter blends including spl spr and str.
Each talking card has 2 words, accompanied by an attractive illustration. The unique features of the talking card format enable the child to see, hear and say each blend.