The following free printable preschool worksheets give children the opportunity to hear a variety of sounds. A prerequisite to reading is learning the letters and the sounds that each letter makes. Some of the printables combine hearing the sound and writing the letter.
The more children are exposed to letters and sounds, the easier it will be for them to read. The key with preschoolers is to keep the lessons short and fun.
To use the free printable preschool worksheets more than once, print them on card-stock paper and laminate. Washable markers are easily wiped off for future use.
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Once children have learned the letters of the alphabet, this worksheet helps to reinforce what has been learned.
Simply fill in the missing letters to complete the alphabet.
The following printable worksheets are great for children who are learning the sounds that each letter makes. In the first series, each object begins with one of the letters at the bottom of the page. Write the beginning letter of each object in the box below each picture.
Each letter is only used once, so encourage children to cross out letters they have used to make it easier.
In this series, simply circle the letter that each picture begins with. One set for Capital letters...
and another set for the lowercase letters.
This set of preschool printables also teaches beginning sounds. Draw a line from the letters in the center to the pictures that start with the same letter. There are two pictures per letter, one on each side of the page.
Another set of worksheets for beginning sounds. This series concentrates on the lowercase letters. Two pictures per letter.
Yet another set of matching sounds worksheets, but with a twist...
This series asks the children to color the picture in each row that starts with the same sound as the first picture in each row.
Children learn best by repetition. Legible handwriting is important and practice helps children learn correct letter formation.
Have fun teaching letters and sounds and use worksheets to reinforce lessons learned.
For more alphabet fun, try...
The series, Learning Letters, allows the children to trace a letter several times and color some pictures that start with the same letter.
There are also alphabet coloring sheets that each have several pictures to color that all begin with the same letter. Every letter from A to Z!
Alphabet coloring pages - Large letters and a fun picture for each letter.
Alphabet Flip Book - A mini-photo album and free printables will easily create a great way for preschoolers to learn colors.