Pete The Cat Purrfect Pairs Beginning Blends Game (Grades K+)

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Practise making pairs of words with matching beginning blends and digraphs in this purrfectly fun game! Players take turns drawing from the deck of word cards and matching them with the cards in front of them. The first player to make four matching pairs wins the game. The game is separated into three colour-coded decks to optimise gameplay for 2-4 players. The game includes 150 cards, offering players practice with 24 beginning blends and digraphs. Directions with additional activities included. Ages 5+

Beginning blends and diagraphs included in this game:

  • bl, br, ch, cl, cr, dr, fl, fr, gl, gr, pl, pr, sc, sh, sk, sl, sm, sn, sp, sw, th, tr, tw, wh


  1. After shuffling, deal four cards to each player. Place the remaining cards facedown in the middle of the table. All players should place their cards faceup on the table in front of them and make pairs with any of their cards that have the same beginning blend or diagraph. They then turn their pairs facedown in front of them.
  2. Player one chooses a card from the deck and scans the cards in front of them to see if they have a match
    1. If they have a match, the player makes a pair and says "Meow!" and turns the pair facedown.
    2. If they do not have a match, they lay the card faceup on the table in front of them and the next player has their turn.
  3. Optional Play: On a player's turn they may scan other player's cards and steal one to use for a match for their cards faceup in front of them. If there is no match they draw a card from the deck.
  4. The first player with four matches wins
More Information
Year Level Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 2
ISBN 765515035335
Subject English