R Blends

Materials & Games

R blends for speech therapy can be difficult to learn for any child, especially a child with a speech disorder; however, I am here to help ease this task with some free and paid resources at my R Blends Word List page. 

There is a little something for everyone!

R Blends For Speech Therapy

Available R Blends Resources

You have 3 options for resources:

  1. Free (word lists and game ideas)
  2. Join our informative newsletter (also free!) and receive free cariboo cards and smash mats
  3. Purchase our awesome full set of R blends resources (smashmats and Cariboo cards)

Keep reading to explore and discover which resources best fit your needs.

Paid Resources

By popular demand, I created a “blends edition” of our Cariboo cards and articulation smashmats.

Cariboo Cards - Blend Edition

  • Cariboo cards for the following S blends: SK, SL, SM, SN, SP, ST, SW
  • Cariboo cards for the following L blends: BL, FL, GL, KL, PL
  • Cariboo cards for the following R blends: BR, KR, DR, FR, GR, PR, STR, TR, THR, SHR, SKR, SPR, TW
  • 26 pages in total
  • You get more than just R blends

Smashmats - Blends Edition

  • Articulation mats for the following L blends: BL, FL, GL, KL, PL
  • Articulation mats for the following R blends: BR, KR, DR, FR, GR, PR, STR, TR, THR, SHR
  • Articulation mats for the following S blends: SKR, SPR, SK, SL, SM, SN, SP, ST, SW, TW
  • There is one mat with that combines all blends for each sound
  • There are game boards for the all sounds listed above as well

You can read more about it here or buy your own copy by clicking the link below and adding it to your cart.

If you want a free smashmat, fill out the form below!

R Blends Word List

BR Blends Word List

Braid

Bread

Break

Bright

Bring

Braces

Brain

Bridge

Breakfast

Brother

Bracelet

Branch

Bricks

Brush

KR Blends Word List

Crib

Crocodile

Crash

Crate

Crab

Cracker

Crayon

Crane

Crawl

Cricket

Cream

Crank

Crater

Cry

DR Blends Word List

Dragon

Drama

Dream

Dress

Drop

Draw

Drawer

Drill

Dragonfly

Draft

Drive

Dry

Drum

Drink

FR Blends Word List

Frame

Freezer

Fraction

Fry

Freeze

Friends

Frisbee

Fruit

Frog

Fries

Frown

Fresh

From

Freight

GR Blends Word List

Grain

Graduate

Grapes

Grate

Grill

Grass

Gray

Grades

Graph

Green

Ground

Greet

Grow

Group

PR Blends Word List

Practice

Present

Press

Print

Professor

Pretzel

Prince

Princess

President

Propeller

Price

Prize

Problem

Prunes

STR Blends Word List

Strainer

Strand

Strategy

Straw

Strip

Strawberry

Street

Stream

Strong

Stretch

Streak

Strike

String

Stroll

TR Blends Word List

Tractor

Train

Traffic

Trail

Tracks

Travel

Treasure

Triangle

Trash

Trial

Treat

Truck

Trophy

Trade

THR Blends Word List

Throw

Three

Thread

Throne

Through

Threw

Thrill

SHR Blends Word List

Shriek

Shred

Shrimp

Shrug

Shrub

Mushroom

Dishrag

Shrink

SKR Blends Word List

Scared

Scrapes

Screen

Scrub

Scream

Screw

Screwdriver

Scribble

Scramble

Scratch

Scroll

Scratchy

Scram

Scrape

SPR Blends Word List

Spray

Spread

Sprout

Sprinkles

Sprint

Sprinkler

Spring

Sprain

Spruce

Sprung

TW Blends Word List

Tweet

Twig

Tweezers

Twist

Twine


Google Drive R Blend Word List

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Google Drive. I can access my word lists from any device; laptop, desktop, or phone. 

If you want a copy, fill out the form above. I put all the word lists in one folder.  Once you receive your email with the materials, make a copy of the files and they are yours to use and tweak as needed.

Articulation Games for R Blends

Take turns with your child saying the desired words during the games listed below. It is important to practice hearing and saying the words.

  1. Brush - A child can brush his/her hair, brush your hair, brush a doll’s hair, or use a paintbrush. Make sure to say “brush” before taking a turn.
  2. Crayon - Practice “kr” while drawing a picture using crayons. Say “crayon” before picking a new color.
  3. Drive - Drive cars around a track, down a ramp, on the floor, etc.. You and your child can pretend to drive somewhere or talking about driving while actually driving a car.
  4. Frog - Play with toy frogs, find actual frogs in a lake/pond, or do frog jumps around the room.
  5. Green/Gray - Find all the green or gray things in a room. Easy!
  6. Price - Play store and name/decide the prices of objects
  7. Street - Push cars or trucks on a street (pretend street)
  8. Treasure - Play toys around the room and go on a treasure hunt to find them
  9. Throw - Throw a ball in a basket or paper scarps in the garbage. Fun!
  10. Shred - Rip up paper as you pretend to “shred” them
  11. Scribble - Get out lots of coloring utensils and make scribbles
  12. Spray - Fill a bottle with water and spray plants, the sidewalk, etc...
  13. Twist - Twist around while dancing

Membership Site

If you are a parent and your child

  • has trouble saying multiple sounds 
  • needs to work on vocabulary development
  • needs to improve grammar skills
  • is working on following directions
  • needs to work on narrative language
  • needs to work on social skills

AND you want

  • a step-by-step guide to help your child 
  • ideas on how to improve all language skills at home
  • functional games
  • worksheets
  • flashcards
  • and more!

Then, our members site might be just what you need. 

If you are a professional and you want: 

  • Articulation Screening Tools
  • Data tracking sheets
  • Templates in Google Drive for easy data tracking and graphing
  • Homework sheets/parent handouts on articulation therapy
  • General flashcard games
  • 36 flashcards for each sound: B, D, F, G, J, K, L, M, N, P, R, S, T, V, Z, SH, TH, CH
  • 8-10 functional games for each sound
  • Language based worksheets to spice things up!
  • Picture description tasks
  • Short story stimuli

Our membership might be just what you need.