Snakes and Ladders Digraph Review


Learning how to read words with digraphs can be tricky for young students, this resource is perfect for kindergarten and Year 1 students who can improve their abilities to read common words with blends! It includes 10 games of Snakes and Ladders that focus on particular digraph groups, each type of blend is colour coded for students to make connections between the same sounds in different words. Each game has a range of different words for students to practice reading and is great for literacy rotations!

  • File Size: 8MB
  • Number of Pages: 22
  • File Type: PDF

The focus digraphs include:

Game 1: ch, sh, wh, th, ph

Game 2: bl, cl, fl, gl, pl, sl

Game 3: br, dr, fr, gr, pr, tr, wr

Game 4: -ing endings

Game 5: ai, ee, oa, oo, ar, or, ur

Game 6: ow, oi, er, oy, ay, ou

Game 7: ie, ea, ir, ue, aw, ew

Games 8: Trigraphs -igh and -ear

Game 9: Trigraphs -air and -ure

Game 10: Split Digraphs a-e, e-e, I-e, o-e, u-e


This download also comes both a coloured and black and white version. It also includes instructions on how to play the game ‘Snakes and Ladders’. Additionally, it comes with a blank template for teachers to custom pick the words their students will read. This resource is a MUST have if you teach Kindergarten, Year 1 or work as a casual teacher! Simply print, laminate and use as a life long teaching tool.

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    Resources for Teaching Australia

    Very thorough content and all aligned to Aust Curriculum.  Great resource to the unit.

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    Resources for Teaching Australia

    Thank you very helpful for my Australian unit. Saved me lots of time. 

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    Exactly what a teacher needs when they have early finishers and they are working with a child/children and need others to continue working independently. 

    Molly B

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    Great colourful resources. Loved the sorting activity- it provided for lots of discussion.

    Sue W

    Resources for Teaching Australia

    Great content and appropriate language for my year six students. Thanks for taking the time to create this resource and for sharing it. 

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