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Free Beginning Sounds Worksheets for Preschool

Check out these great Free Beginning Sounds Worksheets for Preschool! Print all 8 preschool worksheets and pick your favorite among the 4 different formats. These worksheets get us thinking about not only how words sound, but how they are written. Learning the beginning sounds of words is a great building block for reading simple words. These worksheets are especially great when working with little ones one-on-one.

Beginning Sounds Worksheets for Preschool
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Beginning Sounds Worksheets

First, check out these great Beginning Sounds Worksheets. Each picture is a simple 3-letter word. Practice saying the beginning syllable of each word, then cut and paste its matching first letter to its square. These two worksheets are great for building fine motor skills. Once all of the letters have been pasted, be sure to color in the pictures with markers or crayons!

These worksheets are great when working with a small group of 2-4 children. Be sure to talk about each word and it’s beginning sound. Have an alphabet chart or alphabet posters handy for reference. The pictures in page one are: sun, owl, eye, pig, cow, log, fly, and hat. The pictures in page two are: dog, cat, bed, ant, rat, pawprint, mug, and fox.

Beginning Sounds Worksheets for Preschool
Beginning Sounds Worksheets for Preschool

Next, check out the Beginning Sound Match Worksheets for Preschool. Use a marker or crayon to draw a line between the picture and its first beginning letter. Say the names of the pictures out loud together and practice saying the beginning syllable of each one. Once the pictures are all connected to their beginning letter, use markers or crayons to color in the pictures.

The pictures in page one are: bird, moon, nose, rainbow, apple, and leaf. The pictures in page two are: cat, dog, fork, lion, kites, and ghost. Don’t forget to check out the Alphabet Match Worksheets for Preschool to build letter recognition skills.

Beginning Sound Matching Worksheet
Beginning Sound Matching Worksheet

Beginning Sounds Activities

Next, take a look at the Word Beginnings Worksheets that can be completed with a Dot Dot marker. Say the word in the left column out loud. Practice saying its beginning syllable. Use a Dot Dot marker to darken the circle with the correct beginning letter of the picture. Once completed, be sure to use markers or crayons to color in all the pictures!

The pictures in page one are: duck, heart, pizza, star, and key. The pictures in page two are: ice-crem, fish, dog, ring, and worm. Be sure to print free letter recognition worksheets for all 26 letters of the alphabet!

Word Beginnings Dot Dot Sheet
Word Beginnings Dot Dot Sheet

The next pair of worksheets is an either/or option for learning beginning sounds. Choose between two letters, instead of three. Say the name of the picture out loud and practice saying its beginning sound a couple of times. Use a Dot Dot marker to darken the circle with the beginning letter of the corresponding picture. Color in all the pictures with markers or crayons for extra fun! The pictures in page one are: owl, pig, ring, key, hat, fork, nose, cat, and penguin. The pictures in page two are: fly, sun, crab, shell, acorn, bee, lion, elephant, and fire.

Dot Dot Beginning Sound Worksheet
Beginning Sounds Worksheets for Preschool

Beginning Sounds Books for Preschool

What better way to learn your beginning word sounds than diving into a good book? Check out these great alphabet books for preschool. Be sure to talk about the letters and their sounds! Read Q is for Duck and Dr. Seuss’s ABC. Enjoy learning all about our amazing letters!

"Q is for Duck"
"Dr. Seuss's ABC"

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We hope you enjoyed these Free Beginning Sounds Worksheets for Preschool. To see each individual letter pack A-Z, head to Everything Alphabet! Check out the entire Preschool Printable Library for tons of fun and learning!

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