Make listening for initial sounds in words FUN with this beginning sounds match! Use this hot cocoa themed phonics activity in December, January, and February. The winter printables has kindergarten, pre-k, and first grade students sort the phonics marshmallows into the correct alphabet mugs based on the beginning sounds for kids. Add this phonics printable to your winter theme for literacy. Simply download pdf file with the beginning sounds game to make learning fun even if it is cold and snowy outside!
This super cute, hands on phonics activity helps early readers practice listening for beginning sounds in words and matching them with the alphabet letter that also makes that same sound. Simply download initial sounds printable for a super cute, free printable initial sounds game for preschoolers, kindergartners, and grade 1 students.
Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this initial sounds activity for teaching children to sort words by beginning sounds of words. Use this as extra practice, winter break learning, winter literacy theme in your classro0m, or as a supplement to your homeschool phonics curriculum.
Beginning sounds match
Beginning sounds game
Start out by printing all the pages in color on cardstock and/or laminate for durability. You will have a cup of hot chocolate for every letter from A to Z and about four picture marshmallows per letter.
Initial Sounds Sort
Next, cut out all the cups of hot chocolate and the marshmallows. All the pieces easily store in a large ziplock bag to use over and over again!
This is such a fun, hands on educational activity to help kids improve literacy skills!
For the youngest learners, just set out a couple of hot cocoa cups with their corresponding marshmallows at a time. Students will then sort the marshmallows into the correct alphabet hot chocolate cups by listening for the beginning sound in each picture marshmallow.
Winter Activity for Kindergarten
Once students have mastered matching marshmallows with just a few cups, add in more cups to make it more difficult. This is such a great phonics activity to help beginner readers learn to decipher words!
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