Fun Hands-On Beach Digraph Sorting

I know that my girls have enjoyed several of the hands-on learning printables over the years. Each of them learns a different way. I have enjoyed the challenge that those learning types have created for me.

Digraphs can be hard but fun too. One of our favorite digraphs is “sh” for shell when we have done beach activities.

I thought it would be work to work on digraphs and sorting shells for our final beach printable. It is fun and hands-on that some kids just need.

This post is part of the 5 Days of Beach Printables.

FREE Fun Hands-On Beach Digraph Sorting - with digraphs: ch, sh, th and wh - 3Dinosaurs.com

This activity also works great with the Beach Pack Update and other beach activities on the site..

One of our favorite things about the beach is finding shells and putting them in pails. We always look forward to this. I thought for the final beach week printable this would be a fun one to do. You can sort the shells to the correct bucket.

There are four different buckets for kids to sort the shells to they have: ch-, sh-, th- and wh- on them. They are the beginning digraphs that we are working on. These are some that my girls have worked on in kindergarten and first grade.

FREE Fun Hands-On Beach Digraph Sorting - with digraphs: ch, sh, th and wh - 3Dinosaurs.com

There are 12 different shells with pictures to sort to the buckets. Each of them has a picture of that matches up to the bucket. There are three shells for each bucket.

FREE Fun Hands-On Beach Digraph Sorting - with digraphs: ch, sh, th and wh - 3Dinosaurs.com

As she sorted the shells she said the name and the sound that it makes. She then matched up the shells to the pails.

FREE Fun Hands-On Beach Digraph Sorting - with digraphs: ch, sh, th and wh - 3Dinosaurs.com

One final activity you could do is write out the digraph words on paper. We use the beach writing paper for this.

FREE Fun Hands-On Beach Digraph Sorting - with digraphs: ch, sh, th and wh - 3Dinosaurs.com

What you will find in these printables:

  • Pails with the Digraphs: ch, sh, th and wh
  • Shells with images for shorting
  • 3 pages of printables
FREE Hands-On Beach Digraph Sorting - for beginning digraph: ch, sh, th and wh - 3Dinosaurs.com


Check out all printables from the 5 Days of Beach Printables.

5 Days of Beach Printables with Shells, Sands and More! - 3Dinosaurs.com

Looking for more Beach and Ocean Printables and Activities check out all of them!

Ocean & Beaches Activities & Printables on 3 Dinosaurs - 3Dinosaurs.com

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About Cassie

Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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