Reception Phonics worksheets by Subject
Let's have a game of sound snap. Just cut out the snap cards, shuffle up, and deal out!
By adding the letter r to the letters o a u we get three new phonemes: /or/, /ar/, /ur/. Try a wordsearch to find words containing these phonemes.
A Phase 3 phonics worksheet to help children practise reading the trigraph /igh/.
A Phase 3 phonics worksheet to help children practise reading the digraph /oa/.
A Phase 3 phonics worksheet to help children practise reading the digraph /ai/.
A Phase 3 phonics worksheet to help children practise reading the digraph /ee/.
Using two consonant dice and a vowel die, play this simple phonics game with your Reception child and roll and write CVC words.
A downloadable, printable Connect 4-style game to help children practise reading words with 'll' endings as part of Phase 2 phonics learning in Reception.
Introduce your child to spelling with a pack of simple spelling tests, designed to help them show off their new writing skills and reinforce the phonics and spelling work they're doing in the classroom.
Read these words with /ure/ sound then make up your own sentences using these ‘ure’ words.
When we put the letter o and a together it makes the sound /oa/ as in road and goat and coat. Cut out the phoneme frame and see how many real words you can make by adding consonants to the beginning and end of ‘oa’.
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.