EYFS Spelling worksheets by Subject
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.
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.
Play a game of pairs with these ‘z’ and ‘qu’ words. Each player takes it in turn to pick up two words and read them out. If they find the same word, that is a pair and they get to keep them. The winner is the player with most pairs
Which of these words end in ‘ss’? Colour in the pictures of the words that have an /s/ sound at the end.
The adult chooses a letter from this list and says: “I spy with my little eye something beginning with...”; the child has to find all the pictured objects that start with that letter. Then pick a different letter and swap roles.
Print and cut out these words with double consonants and play a game of Pairs.
Cut out the letters below. Can you think of a word that starts with each one? Now listen to these words – can you hear the sounds in the word? Can you find the sounds to build the word?