Reception English worksheets

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Write the initial sounds worksheet
Oh dear – Captain Clumsy has forgotten where she has hidden her treasure! Luckily she left herself a clue. Look at the pictures of the items below. What sound do they each begin with?

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Rhyming maze
Can you help the animals through the mazes? Follow the words that rhyme with your pencil to help them to their snacks.
Read and Spell Game (Phase 2 phonics)
This fun game is designed to support your child’s progress in phonics and covers some of the Phase 2 sounds.

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Word sorting (Phase 3 phonics) worksheet
The words below include the vowel graphemes ‘ear’, ‘air’, ‘ure’ and ‘er’. Can you spot them? Cut out the words and place them face down on the table.

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The /ai/ sound treasure hunt trail (Phase 5 phonics) worksheet
Cut out the words below and ask your grown up to hide them around the room for you to find. No peeking! When you have found all the cards, read them to your grown up. Sort each word into the table below. Which grapheme (‘ay’, ‘a_e’’, ‘ai’) has the most words? Which has the least?
Sorting words (Phase 3 phonics) worksheet
These words include the vowel graphemes ‘ai’, ‘ee’, ‘igh’ and ‘oa’. Can you spot them? Cut out the words and place them face down on the table.Turn a card over and read it aloud. Which sound can you hear? Write the word in the table. Which sound has the most words? Which has the least?

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High frequency words treasure hunt (Phase 2 / 3 phonics)
Cut out the words below and ask your grown up to hide them around the room for you to find. No peeking! When you’ve found all the cards, read them to your grown up, then pick three to write sentences for.

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Make your own picture Advent calendar
A handwriting, art and festive activity rolled into one: a picture Advent calendar for KS1 children to fill in and make in the run-up to Christmas.
Pencil control: trace the lines worksheet
Can you trace the dotted lines below and in the picture?

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Handwriting numbers 1 to 10 worksheet
Can you write the numbers 1 to 10 in your best handwriting?

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Handwriting practice: writing the number 10 worksheet
Practise writing lots of 10s in your best handwriting!

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Handwriting practice: writing the number 9 worksheet
Practise writing lots of 9s in your best handwriting!

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Handwriting practice: writing the number 8 worksheet
Practise writing lots of 8s in your best handwriting!

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Handwriting practice: writing the number 7 worksheet
Practise writing lots of 7s in your best handwriting!

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Handwriting practice: writing the number 6 worksheet
Practise writing lots of 6s in your best handwriting!

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Handwriting practice: writing the number 5 worksheet
Practise writing lots of 5s in your best handwriting!

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Handwriting practice: writing the number 4 worksheet
Practise writing lots of 4s in your best handwriting!

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Handwriting practice: writing the number 3 worksheet
Practise writing lots of 3s in your best handwriting!

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Handwriting practice: writing the number 2 worksheet
Practise writing lots of 2s in your best handwriting!

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Handwriting practice: writing the number 1 worksheet
Practise writing lots of 1s in your best handwriting!

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