Voicing Minimal Pairs Toolkit


If you see children whose phonological errors include voicing and you want to use minimal pairs therapy to address it, this toolkit is the perfect start point! It will give you all the tools you need to get therapy started including high-quality minimal pairs cards, multisensory activity ideas, and auditory discrimination tasks, as well as an engaging story that will explain the concepts in a child-friendly way for your students. For your peace-of-mind and confidence, there is also evidence-based information about minimal pairs therapy and the steps involved. This resource truly has been designed to save you time and give you everything you need to feel prepared and confident.

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Have you ever tried minimal pairs therapy for voicing and found that your students don’t understand what you are asking them to do? What if you could read your student a story that explains their speech errors in a child-friendly manner (introducing the idea of quiet and noisy sounds), and then pair it with visuals and concepts that you can use to cue your student throughout the therapy process.

DOWNLOAD this toolkit if you want to:
❶ — Understand the steps in minimal pairs therapy
❷ — Complete familiarization and auditory discrimination tasks in a print or digital format
❸ — Get a list of multisensory activity ideas to help teach the concept
❹ — Have a set of high-quality minimal cards
❺ — Use the print or digital story to introduce the phonological cues
❻ — Evidence-based information about minimal pairs therapy

This resource is intended to be the STARTING PLACE for minimal pairs therapy.

FIRST Introduce the concept that there are Quiet sounds and Noisy sounds by reading the child-friendly story and completing some of the hands-on learning activities.
NEXT By using the print or digital version, complete familiarization and auditory discrimination activities so that your students understand and can hear the difference between the pairs.
THEN Use these Quiet and Noisy concepts as cues as you engage in drill-play games using the beautifully illustrated minimal pairs cards.

DID YOU KNOW that this resource is part of a six-series bundle? You get a discount when you purchase the complete Minimal Pairs Toolkit

Word targets in this packet:

  • P-B initial + final position (12 pairs – 24 cards)
  • T-D initial + final position (16 pairs – 32 cards)
  • K-G initial + final position (16 pairs – 32 cards)
  • S-Z initial + final position (8 pairs – 16 cards)
  • F-V initial + final position (8 pairs – 16 cards)

✅ — Evidence-based practice rationales and minimal pairs flowchart
✅ — Multisensory activities to help support the phonological concept.
✅ — Minimal pairs word lists
✅ — Quiet and Noisy Sound visuals (in various sizes to fit on task boxes etc.)
✅ — 120 minimal pairs cards in color + black and white
✅ — A print and digital copy called ‘My Voicing Story’ which introduces the metalinguistic concepts of quiet and noisy sounds.
✅ — A digital copy set of cards for familiarization and auditory discrimination

What SLP’s like you are saying:
❝ I love this resource for teaching the concept of voicing devoicing. The visual supports are very kid-friendly, there is a great list of minimal pairs, and the book helps explain what is happening in kid-friendly terms.❞

❝ This resource is amazing!!! Absolutely love these visuals to show how we use our voice – my client was able to phonate some sounds and words today – love the social story too.❞

❝ This resource saved me so much time and prep! My kids LOVE it and it totally clicks for them. Got great feedback from a parent that their preschooler was engaged and really understood the lesson via distance learning.❞

❝ I have always struggled teaching the concept of voicing and devoicing with young children. This resource made it easy. The first time I used it, I saw progress! Thank you!❞

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Rebecca Reinking is an SLP who works privately with children who have speech sound disorders. She has a particular interest in phonological interventions and strives to connect and collaborate with speech scientists to bridge the gap between research and clinical practice.

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2 reviews for Voicing Minimal Pairs Toolkit

  1. Merissa S (verified owner)

    Adventures in Speech Pathology does it again! I use this resource almost daily in treatment; it has been a go-to via teletherapy. The story is a great way to break down the concept of voicing/devoicing and the Boom Cards make practicing phonology engaging for the littles. Thank you for creating such wonderful resources! Thank you thank you!

  2. Emily B. (verified owner)

    I absolutely love these resources! I use them almost everyday. It’s so handy to have such a great grab and go resource when working on phonology with children. The stories and pictures are all clear and engaging. I have found the stories so beneficial and they have great ‘reminders’ to use with the parents too. After going through the story with children we refer to it in future sessions as a prompt/reminder. The minimal pairs cards are brilliant. I could not recommend this resource more!!! Thank you for yet another amazing resource!!

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