Build a word

Create new words by changing the beginning sound.

You'll Need

  • A set of letters (e.g., foam, magnets, blocks or index cards)


10 minutes

Learning Stages

Build word families by changing the first letter or sound in words with magnetic letters or letter cards. Examples: den, hen, men, pen, ten; top, pop, hop, mop, cop; pan, fan, tan, man, can.