Check out these great beginning sounds worksheets! Print all preschool worksheets and pick your favorite among the 5 different formats. These worksheets get us thinking about not only how words sound, but how they are written. Learning the beginning sounds of words is a great building block for reading simple words. These worksheets are especially great when working with little ones one-on-one.
The free interactive beginning sounds worksheets are perfect for young children who are just learning how to pronounce and recognize sounds. Phonetics is an important subject for children to perfect, and these worksheets are the perfect tool to make their learning process easier. In addition to that, children will learn new words, as they get better at recognizing pictures. Before beginning each exercise, you can help your children by carefully pronouncing each word in the worksheet and asking them to say the words after you. Make sure you properly enunciate the beginning sounds of each word.
These worksheets are great when working with a small group of 2-4 children. Be sure to talk about each word and its beginning sound. Have an alphabet chart handy for reference. Use a marker or crayon to draw a line between the picture and its first beginning letter. Say the names of the pictures out loud together and practice saying the beginning syllable of each one. Once the pictures are all connected to their beginning letter, use markers or crayons to color in the pictures.
What better way to learn your beginning word sounds than diving into a good book? Check out these great alphabet books for preschool. This colorful worksheet assesses your child’s phonics and sound recognition. Have them name each image while listening for sounds. Trace the lines to match each picture with its letter. Focus on beginning, middle and end sounds. Encourage and guide your child to work through the exercise. Be sure to talk about the letters and their sounds!