VC – eye, ice,

CV – high, pie, tie

CVC  – bike, cry, dice, dive, dry, fight, five, fly, fry, hide, hive, kite, knife, light, like, line, lion, night, nine, mice, pipe, ride, rice, right, spy, sky, time, wipe, white, 

bride, drive, find, glide, slide, smile, spider,

2 syllable – diamond, pilot, pirate, rhino, tiger,


How to produce this sound


Eye is made up of 2 sounds – ah and ee.  Mouth open for ‘ah’ and then slide into ‘ee’ smiling sound.

Eyes are your best first target here!

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  1. Start with some ‘eye’ games. Put eyes on play dough faces or collages.

  2. Counting games – 5, 9.

  3. Animals in the zoo – lion, rhino, tiger, spider.