Reception Phonics worksheets by Subject
When we put two ee letters together we write the long vowel sound /ee/. Look at these pictures. How would you write these words? Now have a go at reading these sentences.
The letters b and d are often confused by children when they are earning to read. Show them this mnemonic to help them remember which is which, then practise writing b and d. Then, using the phoneme frame, put the b at the beginning of the word and the d at the end. Keep changing the vowel to see what the new word says.
Lots of words end in -ng or -er, making two-syllable words. Try adding these words to the endings -ing and -er to see how many new words you can make. Then cut out the jigsaw pieces and match together the first and second syllable to make a real word.
In the phoneme frame below keep changing the first letter to read different words. How many different words can you come up with? Then answer these yes or no questions, then make up some of your own using the ‘igh’ words.
First practise writing each of the letters j, v, w, x and y. Now cut these words out and play bingo with your child to help them practise reading j, v, w, x and y words. Take it in turns to be the bingo caller.
When we put the letters o and w together we get the sound /ow/ – it sounds just like the sound you might say if you hurt yourself! Read the sentences in the puzzle pieces and then draw a picture to go with the sentence. Then cut each of the sentence and picture pieces apart and see if somebody can put them back together again.
Practise reading these ‘er’ words and then finding and highlighting the /er/ sound in the sentences below.
In the phoneme frame, keep changing the first letter to read different /ear/ words. How many different words can you come up with? Write them down and then use them to make up your own sentences then read the short sentences and fill in the missing word.
In the phoneme frame below, keep changing the first letter to read different words. How many different words can you come up with? Write them down and then use them to make up your own sentences. Then have a game of pairs with these /air/, /igh/ and /ear/ sound words.
When we put the letters a and i together we make the phoneme /ai/. Can you write the words under these pictures using the /ai/ sound spelled ‘ai’? Then cut out these words, read them and sort them into piles of rhyming words.
Which of these words DO NOT start with a c or k? Now cut out and put together these two dice. Roll both dice together and see if when you put the single letter in front of the ending if you get a real word or a silly word.
The graphemes ‘er’ and ‘ur’ make the same sound, /er/. Read the sentences below then cut out the word cards and play bingo
Start off by reading these words one syllable at a time, then show your child how to read them as one whole word. The cut out the jigsaw pieces and see if you can match together the first and second syllable to make a real word.
Lots of our question words start with ‘wh’. Can you read these words? Can you think of a question using each of these question words? Now fill in the gaps in these questions with the right ‘wh’ words.
This worksheet all about these three letters: h, f and l. Here are some words with the first letter missing. Which letter do you need to fill in to make real words? Can you write the words in the boxes? Now read these sentences and answer yes or no.
What letters do these words start with? Write the letter under each picture. Now can you highlight the letters e, ur and r in these words?
Sometimes b gets muddled with d and h gets muddled with n. Can you highlight all the bs and all the ds in two different colours? Now cut out these words and play Pairs or Snap!
Children often muddle up the letter shapes b and d, h and n, f and t as they look similar. Practise writing these letters and talk about why they look similar and what is different about them. Then have a quick game of letter bingo!
Read each of these sentences and then draw a picture that describes what the sentence says.