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If your child is having trouble saying the sound B, you have come to the right place!

Below, you will find a brief description on how to say B, a word list that can be used to make flashcards, be used as stimuli for an articulation game, or for a quick drill practice at home. 

At the end, there are some sample games for functional speech therapy practice. 

Enjoy!

How To Say B

Some quick tips on how to make a "b" sound...

  • You make a "B" sound by putting your lips together. 
  • Make sure your child can see your lips as you practice the "B" sound at first. It is a very "visual," easy to see sound. 
  • You can also cue your child by saying "lips together."

B Word List

Initial


Medial


Final


Baby

Rabbit

Bib

Back

Cabbage

Crab

Bib

Cowboy

Cub

Bottle

Table

Web

Boy

Baby

Tub

Bean

Bubble

Grab

Bunny

Marbles

Bulb

Bat

Zebra

Knob

Ball

Robot

Cob

Bag

Hamburger

Cab

Balloons

Alphabet

Crib

Bananas

Cabin

Job

Baskets

Keyboard

Cotton Swab

Basketball

Mailbox

Scrub

Beach

Ribbon

Cube

Bear

Rubberbands

Tube

Bike

Notebook

Club

Bee

Wheelbarrow

Globe

Bulb

Strawberries

Rub

Bounce

Blueberries

Shrub

Functional Articulation Games for B

B is an earlier developing sound. Therefore, the games listed below are for younger children. Feel free to tweak them to meet the needs of your child.  Take turns with your child saying the desired words. It is important to practice hearing as well as saying  the sound.

  1. Ball - Say "ball" before you roll or throw a ball
  2. Bounce - Say "bounce" as you bounce a ball or bounce up and down
  3. Baby - Take turns rocking a "baby" while saying "baby"
  4. Bubble - Say "bubble" as you blow and pop bubbles
  5. Table - Say "table" as you put objects (i.e., napkins) on the table
  6. Zebra - Color a zebra, throw a toy zebra back and forth as you say "zebra"
  7. Knob - Say "knob" as you touch every knob in your house or turn a knob
  8. Bib - Put a bib on a doll as you say "bib"
  9. Web - Place anything in a web as you say in "web"
  10. Tub - Practice "tub" in the bathtub, say "tub" together as you put toys in the bathtub

These games can be played at home or anywhere. Adapt any game your child is already playing to squeeze in some fun "B" practice.

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Bridget is an ASHA certified, practicing speech language pathologist. She is passionate about providing parents with information on child speech and language development as well as provide functional, easy activities to do at home! Parents have the power to make a real difference. Follow Bridget at Facebook and Pinterest for more fun!

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