FREE CVC Words Beginning Sounds Clip Cards

CVC words are commonly the first words young children learn to read for themselves! These self-checking beginning sound clip cards give them practice with 36 CVC words. This makes them very useful to Kindergarteners and Pre-K kids.
FREE CVC Beginning Sounds Clip Cards are such a fun way for kids in preschool, prek, kindergarten, and first grade learn to read themselves (reading, homeschool)

CVC Words


What words are included?

  • pot, cot, hot
  • rat, cat, bat
  • bed, fed, wed
  • pin, tin, win
  • sun, bun, fun
  • ham, ram, jam
  • ten, pen, hen
  • big, dig, pig
  • mop, pop, hop
  • rub, cub, tub
  • sad, mad, pad
  • fit, hit, sit

How to Prepare

Download the cards below. Print off the color or black and white pages onto card and cut along the dotted lines. Fold on the gray lines to create 2-sided cards. Glue the backs together or laminate. Grab some pegs so they’re ready to use!


Using these beginning sound clip cards

  • Children look at the main picture and the two letters underneath.
  • Say those sounds (for eg ‘ad’) and then say it again, adding the sound in the first square to the beginning. What is that word? Does it match the picture?
  • Try putting the next two letters in front. What words do they make?
  • Clip a peg to the letter that makes the word match the picture.
  • Turn the card over to self-check the answer and to check if you read the other words correctly, too!

Want more free beginning sounds activities?

Download CVC Beginning Sounds Clip Cards

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Beth Gorden
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Beth Gorden is a homeschooling mother of six who strives to enjoy every moment with her kids through hands-on learning, crafts, new experiences, and lots of playing together. Beth is also the creator and author of 123 Homeschool 4 Me where she shares 1000+ free printables, creative homeschool lessons, crafts, and other fun ideas to help preschool and homeschooling families have fun while learning and exploring together.