Preschool and kindergarten – learning beginning sounds

Preschool and kindergarten – learning beginning sounds

Understanding the phonics sound is the first step towards learning to read a language. Distinguishing beginning sounds from the rest of the word prepares your child to read and write. These phonics sound worksheets are ideal for preschool and kindergarten to practice beginning sounds.

 

beginning sounds worksheets with answers for preschool and kindergarten


 

As you can see in the phonics sound worksheet above, the beginning sound ‘a’ is in the middle and there are eight pictures around it. The pictures are apple, ax, ambulance, alligator, cob, ant, deer, and apricot.

 

jolly phonics beginning sound b worksheet for preschool and kindergarten


I have designed this particular phonics sound set keeping our preschoolers and kindergarteners in mind. Our little learners can practice phonics sound a-z in this set.

 

phonics sounds with pictures worksheet for preschool and kindergarten


Children have to say the name of each picture to determine which one begins with the target sound. Then the child will match the picture to the alphabet sound in the middle.

 

preschool and kindergarten worksheet for beginning sound d


These 27 phonics sound worksheets for preschool and kindergarten are colorful and also including tracing the letter activity for each letter. I believe this is the perfect resource to make learning beginning sounds absolute fun!

 

jolly phonics beginning sound e worksheet with pictures for preschool and kindergarten


For preschoolers particularly, I try and stress more on the beginning sounds initially, especially when it comes to vowels. Just stay a little longer with the beginning sound as compared to the rest of the word when you find the child confused.

 

phonics beginning sound f worksheet with pictures for preschool and kindergarten


No preparation is required to practice these phonics sound worksheets. A picture name cheat sheet for parents and teachers is included in this resource.

 

jolly phonics beginning sound g worksheet with pictures for preschool and kindergarten

Children may not be able to identify all the pictures so please help them.

 

 

jolly phonics beginning sound h worksheet with pictures for preschool and kindergarten

 

 

The children can either match the pictures with the letter sound in the middle or they can just go ahead and circle the relevant pictures.

 

jolly phonics beginning sound i worksheet with pictures for preschool and kindergarten

There is a little tracing of the sound activity towards the end of each worksheet. Make sure the children attempt it.

 

jolly phonics sound k worksheet with pictures for preschool and kindergarten

I have a pack of beginning sound flashcards that can be used along with this pack. Do try them.

 

jolly phonics sound q worksheet with pictures for preschool and kindergarten


Regarding the sound ‘qu’, I have made two worksheets ‘qu’ and ‘q’ since sometimes ‘q’ is used instead of ‘qu’.

 

jolly phonics beginning sound qu worksheet with pictures for preschool and kindergarten

I personally use ‘qu’ but I find that schools mostly teach the ‘q’ sound instead of ‘qu’.

‘q’ however makes no sound on its own.

‘q’ and ‘u’ come together to make the sound /kw/

 

jolly phonics beginning sounds activity for kindergarten and preschool

 

 

Do not forget to try my addictive beginning sounds game with your little ones.

 

beginning sound r worksheet with pictures for preschool and kindergarten

Another activity that is very popular with my preschoolers is the ‘beginning sound activity.’ You must try it with your little ones.

 

jolly phonics beginning sound s worksheet with pictures for preschool and kindergarten


 

If you are looking for beginning sound coloring sheets, do try my ‘Pre-k beginning sounds activity pack.’

 

phonics beginning sound x worksheet with pictures for preschool and kindergarten

 

In the above phonics sound worksheet which is for the ‘x’ sound, we match the pictures that have the ‘x’ sound in the end like boX, siX, waX, foX, fiX and oX. There is no word that begins with the sound ‘x’ so, in order to understand the sound, we try and make the child hear it in the end.

 

beginning sounds worksheets with answers pdf for preschool and kindergarten


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