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    Discover our engaging Phonics Worksheets for ages 3-6, designed to make learning fun! Perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners, these colorful printable activities help your child master the basics of reading. Focusing on letter recognition, sounds, and early word formation, our worksheets feature interactive exercises and charming illustrations to keep young learners excited and motivated. Whether your child is just starting to explore the alphabet or beginning to read simple words, our phonics worksheets provide the perfect foundation for literacy success. Empower your little one with the tools they need to blossom into confident readers! Download now and inspire learning today!


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    Rhyming Words: Assessment Worksheet
    Rhyming Words: Assessment Worksheet

    Rhyming Words: Assessment Worksheet

    Help Little Red Riding Hood find rhyming words with "red". Download and print this worksheet. Have your child circle the rhyming words and pictures. Get them to say each word out loud and compare it to the word "red". When they're done, review the answers and talk about any words that don't rhyme.
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    letter sounds Worksheet
    letter sounds Worksheet

    letter sounds Worksheet

    Test your child's letter recognition skills with this worksheet. Match words to pictures and challenge them to say each image out loud and sound out the words beside it. Ask: Which word starts with the same letter as the picture? Then let them circle the right answer. Quick and easy!
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    Letter Q Sounds Worksheet
    Letter Q Sounds Worksheet

    Letter Q Sounds Worksheet

    Kids can get confused between "K" and "Q" sounds. Help them learn with this phonics worksheet. They'll name each image and read the word underneath. Point out that words with "Q" also have a "U" which affects how it sounds. Have them circle the matching pictures and watch as they learn this unique letter sound.
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    Missing Digraph: Part 1 Worksheet
    Missing Digraph: Part 1 Worksheet

    Missing Digraph: Part 1 Worksheet

    Practice the 'th' digraph with this worksheet! Ask kids to say the words shown and sound out the letters below each image. Check the box with the correct digraph to complete. Examples include 'earth', 'bath' and 'moth', all ending with the same two letters. Phonics teaches that digraphs are two letters that make one sound.
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    The Long I Maze Reading Worksheet
    The Long I Maze Reading Worksheet

    The Long I Maze Reading Worksheet

    Help your child learn phonics to help them read. Show them the difference between long and short "i" sounds. Guide them as they use a pencil to trace words with the long "i:" sound in the "Help the Boy in the Picture" worksheet exercise. This will help them find the kite in the picture.
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    Beginning Sounds Worksheet
    Beginning Sounds Worksheet

    Beginning Sounds Worksheet

    Test your child's knowledge with this colorful worksheet! Before beginning, have your kids recite the alphabet and sound them off. Give examples and ask them to do the same, then help them circle the beginning sound of each picture to complete the exercise.
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    Long and Short Vowel Match up Reading Worksheet
    Long and Short Vowel Match up Reading Worksheet

    Long and Short Vowel Match up Reading Worksheet

    Help your reader build confidence and refine their decoding skills! This worksheet combines long and short vowel recognition with a traceable component to improve fine motor skills. Your learner will name each picture and trace the dotted lines to get to the correct vowel sounds.
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    Letter K Sounds Worksheet
    Letter K Sounds Worksheet

    Letter K Sounds Worksheet

    Help your child practice phonics with Kids Academy's illustrated worksheet! Have them look at the pictures, read the words and say them aloud. Only circle those that start with a hard 'K' sound. Perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners! Plus, they'll learn the silent K used in a few words.
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    Long vs Short O Reading Worksheet
    Long vs Short O Reading Worksheet

    Long vs Short O Reading Worksheet

    Help your child learn to identify the long and short «o» sound with this colourful worksheet. Guide them as they spot words with the long or short «o» sound. With practice, your child will find it easier to tell the difference between the two.
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    Pick a Picture Word Recognition Worksheet
    Pick a Picture Word Recognition Worksheet

    Pick a Picture Word Recognition Worksheet

    With our Pick a Picture worksheet, your child's success is within reach. Vivid pictures and words help them learn to read and distinguish initial sounds. Plus, it's a great way to strengthen sight word banks and fine motor skills. Circling practice also helps them form letters properly for writing.
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    Let's Check Long Vowels: Assessment Worksheet
    Let's Check Long Vowels: Assessment Worksheet

    Let's Check Long Vowels: Assessment Worksheet

    This worksheet helps your child identify objects and learn long vowel sounds. Ask them to say the names of the four objects in each row. Then, help them check the boxes to confirm they know the long vowel sounds. This will help them develop their reading skills.
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    Beginning Sound: Find Pairs Worksheet
    Beginning Sound: Find Pairs Worksheet

    Beginning Sound: Find Pairs Worksheet

    Phonemic awareness is essential for readers to distinguish hard and soft sounds at the start of words. Our printable worksheet helps your child make meaningful connections and provides visuals for recall - a valuable pre-reading strategy. Pictures are easy to identify and match, setting kids up for success with each pairing.
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    Beginning Sound: Find Pairs Worksheet
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    Words: Assessment 2 Worksheet
    Words: Assessment 2 Worksheet

    Words: Assessment 2 Worksheet

    Test your child’s knowledge of -s and -ed word endings with this fun worksheet! They'll look at images and read the words, then choose the correct suffix to finish each one. Vivid illustrations make this an enjoyable learning experience!
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    Rhyming Kites Worksheet
    Rhyming Kites Worksheet

    Rhyming Kites Worksheet

    On a spring day, fly a kite! Kids Academy has a rhyming worksheet to boost your child's skills. Read the pairs of words aloud. Circle the kites if they rhyme, leave them blank if they don't. Listen carefully and find all the rhyming word pairs to complete this sheet!
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    Word Match Reading Worksheet
    Word Match Reading Worksheet

    Word Match Reading Worksheet

    This printout helps children learn to read fluently by connecting words with the same sound. Colorful pictures aid understanding and context for kindergarten-level students. Tracing lines, they learn to identify the sounds made by letters of the alphabet and deepen their knowledge of phonics.
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    Name Those Clothes Worksheet
    Name Those Clothes Worksheet

    Name Those Clothes Worksheet

    This worksheet will help your preschooler build their vocabulary, develop life-skills and work on fine motor skills. They'll analyze which clothing goes with the weatherman and match it to the word. It's a fun and interactive way to recognize high-frequency words.
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    Baa Baa Black Sheep printable worksheet
    Baa Baa Black Sheep printable worksheet

    Baa Baa Black Sheep Printable

    Jumpstart your child's reading skills with this printable Baa Baa Black Sheep worksheet! Recite the lines with them, then have them select the pictures associated with the poem to test comprehension. Fun and educational!
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    Long A Vowel Team Coloring Fun Worksheet
    Long A Vowel Team Coloring Fun Worksheet

    Long A Vowel Team Coloring Fun Worksheet

    Divide your class into teams, give each a printout, then have them read aloud words with a long "A" sound (e.g. brain, paid). As they listen, let them reinforce this lesson by coloring in the words and pictures. Make phonics fun and interactive with this great coloring page!
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    AW Words Team Coloring Fun Worksheet
    AW Words Team Coloring Fun Worksheet

    AW Words Team Coloring Fun Worksheet

    Coloring words they can read is a blast for little learners! This worksheet offers emerging readers the chance to practice and gain confidence in reading words from the -aw family, while also improving fine-motor and creativity skills. Without knowing it, they'll learn about phonetic teams along the way!
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    Letter p sound worksheet
    Letter p sound worksheet

    Letter P Sound Worksheet

    Think P! Kids practice phonics with this fun letter P worksheet. With delightful illustrations, they'll sound out simple words and get closer to reading.
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    Beginning Sounds Assessment Printable
    Beginning Sounds Assessment Printable

    Beginning Sounds Assessment Printable

    Test your child's knowledge of the alphabet. Ask them to recite the whole alphabet and the words for each letter. For example: A for apple, B for boy. Identify objects on this worksheet, then ask your child which one starts with the letter "f" and have them circle it.
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    Words with Sound N Reading Worksheet
    Words with Sound N Reading Worksheet

    Words with Sound N Reading Worksheet

    Young readers will love the colourful pictures and simple sight words on this download worksheet. They can trace their way through the maze as they help the cute squirrel reach his acorns, finding words with the sound "n" as they go. It's a fun way to work on reading skills - they won't even realise they're learning!
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    Sight Words Worksheet: Cat
    Sight Words Worksheet: Cat

    Cat Printable Sight Words Worksheet

    Encourage your child's literacy with this fun sight words worksheet: cat PDF! It helps build a solid foundation for reading, featuring activities such as reading and tracing the word cat, and finding it amongst other sight words. With its cute cat, Kids Academy makes learning to read a delight!
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    Short Vowel /a/ Worksheet
    Short Vowel /a/ Worksheet

    Short Vowel /a/ Worksheet

    This free PDF helps new readers use sight words and pictures to read basic sentences. Then, they use accompanying word choices to find the correct word with the short a vowel sound. A key early reading skill, discriminating between short vowel sounds can be tricky in monosyllabic words, so use this PDF to help your reader reinforce it.
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    Phonics is fundamental for young children aged 3-6 because it lays the foundation for reading and literacy, crucial skills for lifelong learning. This method teaches children the relationship between letters and sounds systematically, helping them to decode words accurately and fluently. When children understand phonics, they're better equipped to read independently, which boosts their confidence and fosters a love for reading.

    Learning phonics improves phonemic awareness, enabling children to recognize, differentiate, and manipulate the sounds in words. This is a critical skill for spelling and reading comprehension. Early proficiency in phonics also equips children to tackle unfamiliar words, enhancing their vocabulary and comprehension as they delve into more complex texts.

    Furthermore, phonics instruction caters to diverse learning speeds and patterns, making it adaptable for all students. Through engaging activities such as songs, games, and stories, children not only learn but also have fun, making the learning experience enjoyable and memorable.

    Parents and teachers who prioritize phonics from an early age contribute significantly to a child's academic progress and overall educational success. As children gain strong reading skills, they're better prepared for advanced learning in later years, setting a solid groundwork for future educational achievements.