Reception Phonics worksheets
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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.
Look at the /oo/ words below. Can you read them out loud? These words are all jumbled up in this wordsearch. Can you find them? Put a tick next to each word that you find.
Introduce your child to phonics sounds with TheSchoolRun's FREE Phonics taster pack. You'll find phonics sounds mats and five games to play with Reception and Year 1 children, all designed to boost their confidence with phonics learning and help them practise their skills the fun way.
Practise the /ow/ sound with this reading comprehension – read the passage with your child and then ask them the questions that follow.
Practise spotting words with ‘oo’ in them with this reading comprehension. Read the passage with your child and then ask them the questions that follow.
Practise the /oi/ sound with this reading comprehension – read the passage with your child and then ask them the questions that follow.
Practise the /ai/ sound with this reading comprehension – read the passage with your child and then ask them the questions that follow.
Using letter arrow cards, can you work out which sound could go in the blank arrow in these words?
Can you spell these words? Using a set of letter arrow cards, write the word that represents each picture. How many did you get right?
These letter arrow cards an help you practise putting sounds together to make some words. Cut them out and use them to show off your word-building skills now!
Fancy a game of Rhyming Words? Take it in turns to choose a card, then see how many rhyming words you can make. The player with the most rhyming words wins that round.
Fancy a game of Consonant Clusters? Race to make a word using letter arrow cards for each cluster on your mat. The first player to complete the task wins.
This simple game is designed to help support and reinforce the learning of the Phase 3 phonics sounds /oo/, /ar/, /or/ and /ur/.
This simple game is designed to help support and reinforce the learning of the Phase 3 phonics sounds /ai/, /ee/, /igh/ and /oa/.
Help your child practise reading and writing the tricky words they've learned in Phase 3 phonics with this Reception activity. Tricky or exception words are words in which the English spelling code works in an unusual or uncommon way.
Help your child practise reading and writing Phase 2 tricky or exception words (words in which the English spelling code works in an unusual or uncommon way) with this Reception activity.
Many children are able to hear the initial sounds (the first sounds) in words or in a word but might struggle to hear the final sounds. This game is designed to help them practise both of these skills and covers a mixture of Phase 2 and Phase 3 phonics sounds.
Help your child listen to sounds and identify rhyming words with this Reception activity sheet.
Once your child is confident with the Phase 2 phonics sounds /h/ /b/ /f/ /g/ /l/ /p/ /i/ /u/ and /o/, use this game to help them practise blending vowel-consonant and consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words.
Blending sounds is a tricky but important skill. This quick phonics game is designed to help Reception children practise blending two sounds. Then they'll need to decide if they’ve made a real or nonsense word!
A quick game designed to help your child review the Phase 2 phonics sounds /g/ /c/ /k/ /r/ /t/ /h/ /e/ /a/ and /i/ and to help them practise blending vowel-consonant and consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words.