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b / d confusion


It is very common for children to read and write b/d the wrong way.


At school, we usual a visual and auditory prompt by drawing and saying:


Further ideas can found at:


This website talks about:

-Looking in the mirror - look at the different mouth shapes you make for b/d

-Finding and highlighting as many b/d in a text as you can 

-Throwing letters into the right basket

-Making a flipchart book with b/d words

-Ideas for writing b/d