Words are broken down into syllables to aid with proper and correct pronunciation. Counting syllables is a god way to get your kids to learn how to properly pronounce words. The simple words your kids will be exposed to at this stage mostly will have 1, 2 or 3 syllables. This means that the words are small and easy to pronounce. Carefully say the words in this worksheet aloud to your kids. Have them repeat the words after you. Then, check the words that have more than 2 syllables.