Are you looking for a hands-on beginning sounds activity for your kids? These Animal Beginning Sounds Clip Cards are a fun way for pre-readers to practice identifying initial sounds and develop their fine motor skills.
Animal Beginning Sounds Clip Cards:
If your kids have can identify the letters of the alphabet, it’s time for them to begin learning the letter sounds. They will be learning the connection between their oral language to written language. It’s one of the first steps in learning how to read and write!
By squeezing clothespins open and attaching them to the cards, your kids will be developing their fine motor skills, finger muscle strength, and hand and eye coordination. All of these developmental skills are so important for pre-readers and pre-writers!
Getting Ready To Use The Animal Beginning Sounds Clip Cards:
- 26 Animal Beginning Sounds Clip Cards
What Else Is Needed:
- White Card Stock or Copy Paper
- Laminator and Laminating Pouches
- Pencil Box or Pencil Pouch
To prepare this phonics activity, click on the button below. Then, download and print the printables for this activity. I like to print my resources on white card stock, because it is more durable. But, you can use copy paper too.
If you want your kids to be able to check their answers, mark a dot or put a sticker on the back of the card where the clothespin will be after they clip it. Next, laminate the cards so your kids can use them over and over and cut them apart. You can store the cards with some clothespins in a pencil box or pouch.
How To Use The Animal Beginning Sounds Clip Cards:
To use this phonics activity, your kids will select a card and identify the picture on it. Next, they will say the letter and the sound that the animal begins with. Your children will then clip a clothespin on the letter.
If your kids are just starting to learn the letter sounds, only give them a couple of cards to start with and then add a few more as they learn more sounds.
This beginning sounds activity can be used for literacy centers, small groups, morning tubs, or as an enrichment activity for early finishers in any early elementary classroom or homeschool.
These Animal Beginning Sounds Clip Cards are a fun, hands-on way for your kids to practice identifying initial sounds and work on developing their fine motor skills!
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