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    Enhance your child's reading abilities with our expertly crafted Elementary Phonics Worksheets for Ages 4-9. Designed to make learning engaging and effective, these worksheets focus on fundamental phonics skills including letter recognition, sounds, word formation, and reading fluency. With age-appropriate activities, your child will confidently build a strong foundation in literacy. Whether it's matching letters to sounds or forming simple words, each worksheet encourages curiosity and joyful learning. Perfect for at-home practice or classroom use, our comprehensive collection ensures that children develop essential phonics skills in a fun and nurturing environment. Start your child's reading journey today!


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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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    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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    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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    Phonological Awareness: Assessment 2 ELA Worksheet
    Phonological Awareness: Assessment 2 ELA Worksheet

    Phonological Awareness: Assessment 2 ELA Worksheet

    This free worksheet assesses your emerging reader's ability to decode and match closed-syllable high-frequency words to the appropriate picture. The pictures are cheery and easy to identify, so your child will have fun and find success with decoding and matching.
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    What's Like Pizza? Worksheet
    What's Like Pizza? Worksheet

    What's Like Pizza? Worksheet

    Encourage your kids to exercise their minds with this pizza worksheet! Ask them to name the ingredients they like on their favourite pizzas. Then, help them circle the images that have the same number of syllables as 'pizza'. They'll have fun while learning too!
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    Sight Word Archery Worksheet
    Sight Word Archery Worksheet

    Sight Word Archery Worksheet

    Read the words list with your kids, pointing at each one. Ask them to do the same. Help them find the arrows with those words and trace the line to the target in the centre.
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    Open Syllables Worksheet
    Open Syllables Worksheet

    Open Syllables Worksheet

    Before beginning this worksheet, make sure your child knows what open syllables are. If not, take time to teach them with examples. Then, help the writer finish her book by circling words with open syllables. She needs your child's help!
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    Which Is the Onset? Worksheet
    Which Is the Onset? Worksheet

    Which Is the Onset? Worksheet

    Help your children learn to spell with this bright, fun worksheet. Struggling with spelling small words can make reading and writing sentences difficult. Encourage them to look at the pictures, say the names aloud and circle the correct first letter from the options. They will soon overcome any reluctance to spell.
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    Words: Asessment 3 Worksheet
    Words: Asessment 3 Worksheet

    Words: Asessment 3 Worksheet

    Assess your child's knowledge of homonyms with words like "toe" and "tow". This fun worksheet helps find words that sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. Use it to introduce homographs--words spelled the same with different meanings!
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    Words: Assessment 4 Worksheet
    Words: Assessment 4 Worksheet

    Words: Assessment 4 Worksheet

    Look at the pictures and have your child circle the color they see. This free worksheet is great for assessing their knowledge of vocabulary words. It offers familiar images with words for kids to read and match with the colors. Help your child build their reading and understanding skills with this fun activity!
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    Words: Assessment 4 Worksheet
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    Count Syllables: Odd Word Game Worksheet
    Count Syllables: Odd Word Game Worksheet

    Count Syllables: Odd Word Game Worksheet

    Counting syllables strengthens kids' decoding skills. This printable helps them say common item names and chunk words for fluency and accuracy. They don't even realize they're working on their reading! Bright colors make it fun, so it's a fast and easy way to practice.
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    Reading: Break Them Apart Worksheet
    Reading: Break Them Apart Worksheet

    Reading: Break Them Apart Worksheet

    See if students understand syllables with this fun worksheet. It teaches them that a syllable is a word part with a vowel sound. Kids read each word and choose how many parts it has. Doing this often helps them decode new words and gain confidence.
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    Reading: Break Them Apart Worksheet
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    Choose a Sound Worksheet
    Choose a Sound Worksheet

    Choose a Sound Worksheet

    Help your child hone pre-reading skills with this colorful worksheet! They'll practice tracing letter sounds, develop phoneme awareness, and gain confidence. Plus, it's a fun way to work on their fine motor skills.
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    Many Ways to Make a Sound Worksheet
    Many Ways to Make a Sound Worksheet

    Many Ways to Make a Sound Worksheet

    This interactive worksheet encourages creativity and imagination as kids use picture clues to match sound words. It helps them identify the sound methodology and build fine motor skills. Plus, with learning through play, they'll develop stronger vocabularies without even knowing it!
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    What Is the Rime? Worksheet
    What Is the Rime? Worksheet

    What Is the Rime? Worksheet

    Kids will love this PDF worksheet that boosts their reading skills and fine motor skills as they trace the correct rimes for each picture. Knowing onset and rime is key to decoding and fluency, and this worksheet makes it fun! They won't even know they're learning and will be asking for more.
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    Word Matching Game Worksheet
    Word Matching Game Worksheet

    Word Matching Game Worksheet

    Help your early reader develop prereading skills with this fun matching worksheet! Visual cues help them learn sight words, decode words in word families, and identify phonetic patterns. They'll practice discerning sounds past initial consonants while saying the name of the picture and finding the matching word - and reading at the same time!
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    Phonological Awareness: Assessment 2 Worksheet
    Phonological Awareness: Assessment 2 Worksheet

    Phonological Awareness: Assessment 2 Worksheet

    Test your child’s phonological awareness and reading readiness with this charming worksheet! Perfect for K-1, it assesses if they can name a picture aloud, listening for the starting sound and matching it to another word. Watch as they think deeply and listen to the sounds as they name each picture. Determine if your child is ready to sound out words or needs more phonics practice.
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    Phonological Awareness: Assessment 4 Worksheet
    Phonological Awareness: Assessment 4 Worksheet

    Phonological Awareness: Assessment 4 Worksheet

    It can be tricky for young readers to differentiate between sounds in words. Make it fun with this downloadable worksheet! Ask your child to name each picture on the left and match the starting sound with an image on the right. This helps assess their phonics skills and make learning enjoyable.
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    Long and Short U Worksheet
    Long and Short U Worksheet

    Long and Short U Worksheet

    Revised: Spice up your lesson on long and short vowels with this fun printout! Kids read the words "tube" and "tub," then reinforce the sound by coloring in the words and pictures. It's a great way to make phonics class enjoyable!
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    Long and Short A Worksheet
    Long and Short A Worksheet

    Long and Short A Worksheet

    Time to teach your class about long and short vowels? Download this free worksheet with coloring-in activities. Get them to read words like "cat" and "cake" so they can hear the difference. Then let the kids color in the words and the pictures. Phonics lessons will be enjoyable and easy with this creative printout! (80 words)
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    Tricky Words Worksheet
    Tricky Words Worksheet

    Tricky Words Worksheet

    Reading can be tricky to start with, but this worksheet helps kids learn the basics of editing and strengthens their attention to detail. They'll select the right word from tricky choices, improving their reading and grammar skills.
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    Phonological Awareness: Assessment 3 ELA Worksheet
    Phonological Awareness: Assessment 3 ELA Worksheet

    Phonological Awareness: Assessment 3 ELA Worksheet

    Want to test your preschooler's language skills, phonetic decoding and word recognition? This worksheet uses their knowledge of community helpers to match signs with depictions. It also works on fine motor skills, a key pre-reading skill.
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    Long and Short I Worksheet
    Long and Short I Worksheet

    Long and Short I Worksheet

    Print the worksheet and have the students read "pig" and "fire". Check for understanding the difference between long and short vowels. Color in words and pictures to make learning phonics fun! This exercise is perfect for introducing the topic to your students.
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    Long E Vowel Team Coloring Worksheet
    Long E Vowel Team Coloring Worksheet

    Long E Vowel Team Coloring Worksheet

    Divide your students into teams and have them read words with long E sounds, such as "meet" and "team." Let them recognize that the sound can be created with either "ee" or "ea" letter pairings. Then, have the teams color words and pictures with the appropriate letters. This will make your phonics lesson fun and effective.
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    Phonics education for children aged 4-9 is foundational for their reading and literacy development, making it crucial for parents and teachers to invest in this learning stage. Phonics teaches children the relationship between sounds and letters, enabling them to decode words when reading and to spell more accurately when writing. Proficiency in phonics is instrumental in achieving fluency, which allows children to read smoothly, understand the material, and enjoy the process.

    At this tender age, children's brains are uniquely receptive to language acquisition, making it the optimal period for phonics instruction. As children grasp phonetic principles, they build the confidence necessary to tackle more complex texts. This early success in reading and writing can foster a lifelong love for learning, opening doors to academic achievement across all subjects.

    Additionally, phonics education helps bridge the gap for children from diverse linguistic backgrounds and can support those with learning difficulties by providing clear, systematic instruction. For parents and teachers, engaging children in phonics activities can be a shared, enjoyable endeavor that strengthens bonds and encourages educational support at home.

    Ultimately, investing in phonics education gives children the tools they need to become competent, confident, and enthusiastic readers and writers, laying a robust foundation for all future learning.