EYFS English worksheets by School Year
Cut out these colourful flashcards – with exception words that Reception children need to learn – and see how many you can spell.
Let's play bingo! Each player chooses six exception words to write on their bingo board then take it in turns to pick a card and read it out. The other player checks to see if the word is on their bingo mat, crossing it out if they do. The winner is the person to cross all their words out first.
Let's try some exception words speed sorting! Cut out the word cards and shuffle them. How fast can you sort them into the correct space in the table, based on the number of letters in the word?
Exception words are words in which the English spelling code works in an unusual or uncommon way. Read these exception words then get out your scissors and glue! We are going to make some word and picture cylinders.
Once you have mastered writing numbers from 1 to 5, it’s time to begin your training to write the numbers 6 to 10. Can you complete these three ninja tasks?
Now you recognise the numbers 1 to 5, it’s time to become a number writing ninja! Count the ninja to see which number you are writing, then trace over the dotted numbers. When you have ninja-trained your fingers, try writing some of your own numbers.
Using letter arrow cards, can you work out which sound could go in the blank arrow in these words?
Can you spell these words? Using a set of letter arrow cards, write the word that represents each picture. How many did you get right?
These letter arrow cards an help you practise putting sounds together to make some words. Cut them out and use them to show off your word-building skills now!
Fancy a game of Rhyming Words? Take it in turns to choose a card, then see how many rhyming words you can make. The player with the most rhyming words wins that round.
Fancy a game of Consonant Clusters? Race to make a word using letter arrow cards for each cluster on your mat. The first player to complete the task wins.
Shall we find out about the letters and sounds /c/ as in cat and /k/ as in kite? Pencils at the ready!
Let's have some fun sounding out syllables. But first, we're going to make a drum!
Let's learn the sounds /s/ and /a/. You'll need some playdough!
Listen to a story about Sasha's exciting day, then tell a story about a brilliant day you've had in pictures!
This activity is lots of fun! It’s all about listening very carefully. You are going to make up some actions or sound effects for words in a story. Then, when you hear the words, remember to do the actions you have made up.
Playing rhyming eye spy will help your child to ‘tune in’ to the sounds in words which will help them when it comes to reading and spelling.
How good is your memory? Listen to this popular story then see if you can remember some of these facts from the story.
Writing your name is important when you get to school. This name builder activity will help you to recognise the letters and begin to spell your name.