Reception spelling worksheets
Free worksheets: Spelling, EYFS, Reception
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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.
Play this memory game with your child to help them practise reading simple words.
This sound burglar has been stealing sounds from the words below. Can you see what sounds he has in his bag? Help these words get their sounds back by filling in the missing letters!
Can you think of words which contain the sounds /ee/, /oo/ or /ur/?
What words can you think of that end in /sh/ or /ch? Can you write in the missing sounds in these words?
Use sounds from the three different buckets to make as many words as you can. Write the words on the lines.
Boost handwriting and spelling skills with this worksheet. The focus is on some of the high-frequency words your child will learn to read, spell and write in Reception and Year 1; letter formation guides and dotted line versions are provided to help them practise.
Your child will do lots of phonics learning at school – so why not use games to help them put their new skills into practice at home? Our Phonics games learning pack, created by a KS1 teacher (and parent), offers ten games and activities to choose from. Everything you need to start playing, from instructions to game boards and a sound die, is included in your download – print off your bingo counters, sharpen your pencils and have some fun!
This game encourages children to think about the shapes of letters within words which will help them with their formation of letters and spelling.
Digraphs can be tricky for young children to master. Help your child to identify words containing the sounds /oo/ and /ee/ with this download.
Encourage your child to use these sounds and put them together to make a variety of different words.
This fun worksheet will help your child identify the vowel in six CVC words. Great for beginner readers.
Sometimes two letters can make just one sound! This activity will enable children to practise the consonant digraph sound /ch/. Write in the boxes, then read together!
Need some practice identifying where to use /s/ and where to use /sh/? This is the perfect say-then-write activity for you.
Help your child master this vowel digraph with a do-together colouring activity based on the /oo/ sound.
Which words end with 'ss'? This worksheet will help your child identify /s/ at the end of a word, enjoying themselves with a fun colouring sheet at the same time.
A cut-out-and-keep flashcard set containing all the Reception year high frequency words. Why not slip a set into your bag or wallet for a quick practice during quiet moments?
A matching game to help children identify the initial sound of a word. With your help, they can then sound out the letters in the rest of the word and read the word in full, using the picture as prompt. Excellent confidence booster for beginner readers.
A colouring activity sheet to help your child identify words with the /igh/ sound.
Does your child’s spelling really let their writing down? Have fun with spelling offers you practical and effective strategies to help support your child’s learning at home, based on a real understanding of how spelling is taught and why it’s tricky to master. The bad news? Your child will be beating you at Scrabble before you know it!
A very first wordsearch for beginner readers. This puzzle contains phonemes and words your child will be learning in Reception and is easy enough for Reception children, though they might need some support from you. A solution to the puzzle is also included!