Silent letters might be confusing to your kids as they learn to read and write. However, it doesn’t have to be, and you can easily show them how these letters work. Some consonants appear in words, but do not really have an effect on their pronunciation. These consonants are known as silent letters. Give your kids some good examples like ‘knee’, ‘dumb’ etc. Now, ask them if they can give you their own examples. Help them find all the words that have silent letters in this worksheet. Trace on the dotted lines to join letters into words.