EYFS Reading worksheets by Subject
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.
Play dominoes with these Phase 2 phonics cards. The winner is the first player to put all their cards down on the table
Tricky words are ones that your child can’t sound out with their phonics knowledge but need to be learned and remembered. Here are some ideas to help your child learn tricky words.
These are sight words that should not be sounded out before reading but just need to be memorised. Read the word out loud, then trace the word and finally try writing the word.
Cut out these word cards and play bingo with your child. Sometimes you can be the bingo caller and sometimes they should take a turn.
Children learn to read and spell high-frequency words, the most common words in English-language texts, throughout primary school. Download a list of the top 100 high-frequency words to use for at-home spelling practice and revision.
Shuffle the word cards and share them between two players. The oldest player starts the game by turning over a card and placing it face up on the table or floor. Each player then takes turns placing cards, face up, next to the card. When the word card and picture card match that’s SNAP! The player with most cards at the end wins.
Cut out the words and see if you can put some of them together to make sentences. You can stick them onto another sheet of paper if you like, and add a full stop at the end.
Play this memory game with your child to help them practise reading simple words.
Read the word cards together and discuss which card belongs to which picture. Shuffle the word cards and share them between two players. The oldest player starts the game by turning over a card and placing it face up on the table or floor. Each player then takes turns placing cards, face up, next to the card. When the word card and picture card match that’s SNAP! The player with most cards at the end wins.
Cut out the pointy hand and use it to press each sound in the word. Once you’ve said each sound can you say all the sounds together to make the whole word?
Cut out the sentences below. Read them with your mum and dad, then sticky-tape them to objects around your house. Challenge an adult to find where you have placed them all!
Have a look at the sounds /sh/ and /ch/. Have fun saying the two sounds – do you sound like a train?
Cut out the shape below. Fold along the lines and stick down the flaps to make a cube. Then take turns to roll the sound die. Each player has to think of a word containing the ‘u’ or ‘i’ sound they roll. Then write down your words.
Use the sound button! Press the button and say the sound, then say the word.
Read these pairs of sentences. Can you put a circle around what is different in the second sentences? Now can you do your own pair now? Ask someone to spot the difference!
We are going to look at words beginning with ‘c’ and words beginning with ‘l’. Can you read these words? Break the words up into the three or four sounds they are made up of.
These animal names have vowels missing! Can you match the correct vowel to the animal?
Some words have one or two tricky letters in them. These words we just have to learn to read and spell correctly, we can’t only use ‘sounding out’. Cut out all the words below and hold them in a pile. Sit in front of your child and show them one of the words. Then show them some of the other words; when you show them a word they’ve already seen they shout ‘Full Circle’!