A, E, I, O, U, and sometimes Y; long vowels, short vowels, r-controlled vowels, and even the silent final e—you’ll be wowed by the the vowel resources at www.themailbox.com. Ideas for phonics, language arts, literacy, reading, and spelling help kids understand the importance of vowels and the different sounds vowels make. Looking for activities involving CVC words? Use the picture cards or letter cards. Through worksheets, songs, games, patterns, centers, and displays, The Mailbox® vows to give you the resources you need to teach about vowels.