Spelling and Sight Word List – The Letter B

 In our journey through the words that start with the Letter B, we come to spelling and sight reading!

Before you start to work on these sight words for the Letter B, select your favorite spelling and sight word activities. Then, prepare the necessities so that you can make learning a breeze for your child. 

Letter B Sight and Spelling Word List - Kids Activities Blog

Over prepare. I promise it is well worth it.

Considering how to teach sight words in a way that will work for your child can seem so incredibly daunting. Don’t worry; we have your back!

Then, you can move onto our sight word list (for kindergarten and 1st grade) and our spelling list, below. 

SIGHT WORD LIST

As we start to gather Kindergarten Sight Words and 1st Grade Sight Words, one can easily tell there are too many to teach at once.

Luckily – we have come up with a solution! Grouping these difficult words by the letter they start with is a great guide to our progress as well as making lessons more efficient. By grouping by letter, we are able to create entire categories of activities that help you teach the alphabet.

We love being able to present a sight word list for the Letter B ready to you.

KINDERGARTEN SIGHT WORDS:

  • baby
  • ball
  • bird
  • bear
  • blue
  • boat
  • box
  • buy

1ST GRADE SIGHT WORDS:

  • because
  • before
  • better
  • birthday
  • black
  • bread
  • brother
  • brown

Make it fun, and the memorization will come.

SPELLING WORDS THAT START WITH THE LETTER B

With our spelling words, I had my kiddos take each list and write it out a few times a day, for the week we spent on it. In no time, they had mastered the Letter B, improved their handwriting, and were ready to take on the next challenge!

KINDERGARTEN SPELLING LIST:

  • baby
  • bad
  • bag
  • bat
  • bath
  • bed
  • bee
  • big
  • bird
  • box

1ST GRADE SPELLING LIST:

1st Grade spelling words introduce a lot of concepts that are helpful! If I find my child is struggling with any particular combination of letters, I’ll hunt down similar words. Then, we will usually drill with the extended list. When teaching 1st grade spelling words, it is important to make sure that you are not overwhelming your child. Take it slow and let understanding develop naturally. 

  • baker
  • ballet
  • band
  • barn
  • barrel
  • base
  • bead
  • belt
  • berry
  • burn

2ND GRADE SPELLING LIST: 

  • badge
  • basic
  • battery
  • beach
  • beaver
  • between
  • bishop
  • blanket
  • bookmark
  • build

3RD GRADE SPELLING LIST:  

  • balance
  • bargain
  • basement
  • beautiful
  • because
  • beginner
  • behavior
  • bicycle
  • bracelet
  • burrough

There are surely words that aren’t even on this list that you and your child see every day! If you catch yourself using one of the words listed above in conversation – or even if you just see it on a billboard – make a note of it to your child. As you go about your daily business, try looking for words that start with the Letter B. If you seem gleeful and fascinated, they will join in and start to use their new skills to recognize the words, themselves.

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