These blocks have the letters laser engraved, making them nice to look at, as well as use. They are smaller sized blocks, which are great for little hands. As an off label use, they are also great to use while working on fine motor skills!
As you can see, there are small letters under the blocks that show you what is in that group. Note: Not all sounds are listed. I had to use the chart for the "ph" for the "Phonics" graphic. Not a huge deal, but it could be frustrating for some special needs learners who have issues with being patient.
Overall I really like this concept. The blocks are smooth, and the font used is easy to see and easy to read. It's really nice for the kids to be able to see the different sounds on the blocks, and then use those to build words. I like how each sound is represented. It's great to use to teach kids letter blend sounds, rather than sounding out each individual letter. I like that I was able to take an o and an a and "add them together" to make "oa" and show Mr. B, rather than trying to verbally explain it. There are capital letters included, but the blocks are mostly lower case, and that will also help younger students learn the lower case alphabet.
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