This Kindergarten Phonics Activities bundle includes 6 different products to cover all foundational phonics skills to support your early readers and writers. They are perfect for interventions and for small groups or centers. The activities cover
- Phonological Awareness
- Letter Identification
- Letter Sound Correspondence
- CVC Words: Beginning, Middle, Ending Sounds, CVC Words, and Nonsense CVC words
- Blends and Digraphs
- High Frequency Words
The Kindergarten Phonics Activities include multiple versions of the same games. This way, students only need to apply a new phonics skill to a game they already know how to play. This saves you time and helps students be more purposeful with their learning.
What Kindergarten Phonics Activities Are Included?
- Board Games
- Card Games (Go Fish, Kaboom, Swat It)
- Matching Puzzles
- I Spy or “I Hear”
- Clip It Cards
- Bowling For…
- Sound Find
What Kindergarten Phonics Skills do these Activities Address?
- Students will identify uppercase letter names
- Students will identify lowercase letter names
- Students will identify and produce letter sounds
- Students will identify and produce rhymes
- Students will identify the number of syllables in a word and segment the word into its syllables
- Students will identify the number of words in a sentence
- Students will sort letters and words
- Students will match words that end in the same sound
- Students will identify the word family of words
- Students will segments words into their onset and rimes
- Students will identify the beginning sounds of words
- Students will write the beginning sounds of words
- Students will identify the ending sounds of words
- Students will write the ending sounds of words
- Students will identify the middle sounds of words
- Students will write the middle sounds of words
- Students will segment and blend CVC words
- Students will write CVC words
- Students will read CVC words
- Students will segment, blend, and read nonsense CVC words
- Students will identify the blends in words
- Students will write the blends in words
- Students will identify the digraphs in words
- Students will write the digraphs in words
- Students will practice reading high frequency words
- Students will practice writing high frequency words
What Kindergarten Phonics Standards Do These Activities Address?
Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.
Understand that words are separated by spaces in print.
Recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Recognize and produce rhyming words.
Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.
Blend and segment onsets and rimes of single-syllable spoken words.
Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words. (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)
Add or substitute individual sounds (phonemes) in simple, one-syllable words to make new words.
Phonics and Word Recognition
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant.
Associate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).
Distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ.