Word selection based on early acquisition and functional use

Initial b

CV – bee, bow, boo, baa, buy, bear, boy

CVC– bus, big, back, ball, bug, bib, bed, bath, boat, bone, bat, bag, bike, bird, beach, beak, bell, boot, bull, bun, bite, book, bean, bad, bowl, bin, barn, bush

belt, bench, box, bump, build, bank

2 syllables – button, better, bottle, bunny, butter, bacon, balloon, bedtime, basket, biscuit, bucket, birthday, banana, beanie, BBQ, beetle, bottom, burger, backpack, bubbles, butterfly, backyard, belly


Medial b

robot, baby, ribbon, marble, table, rubber, rabbit, cupboard, bubbles, baboon, BBQ, rubbish, strawberry


Final b

VC –

CVC – web, cub, globe, cob, cab, crab, bib, club, tube, scrub, rub, job, knob, sub, robe, rob, rib, herb, mob, 

stab, scab, grab, grub

2 syllables – wardrobe, ice cube, bathtub, kebab, rhubarb