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Beginning Sounds Bingo Game

B-I-N-G-O! You are going to win with this fun educational Bingo game! Your kids will love finding the picture with the initial sound that you say in this printable Beginning Sounds Bingo Game

Beginning Sounds Bingo Game

Beginning Sounds Bingo Game:

Just like the Bingo game that we all know and love, this initial sounds Bingo game has Bingo cards and calling cards.

Instead of numbers, the Bingo cards have a picture in each box. The first player to get five pictures in a horizontal, diagonal or vertical row gets BINGO!

Educational Bingo games are always a fun way for kids to work on things like sight words, CVC words, letter recognition, and beginning sounds! 

Educational Bingo Game

Why Do Kids Need To Learn Letter Sounds?

Teaching your pre-readers the sounds made by individual letters will help them to decode or sound out words.

This will help your kids figure out unknown words as they learn how to read. It will also help children to make the connection between words in print and spoken words.

Getting Ready To Play The Beginning Sounds Bingo Game:

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What’s Included:

  • 5 Beginning Sounds Bingo Cards
  • 26 Lowercase Letter Calling Cards

What Else Is Needed:

  • White Card Stock or Copy Paper
  • Laminator and Laminating Pouches
  • Paper Cutter or Scissors
  • Bingo Markers

To prepare this phonics activity, click on the button below and fill out the form. Then, download and print this Bingo game.

I like to print my resources on white card stock, because the thicker paper is more durable. But, you can use white copy paper too. Next, laminate the cards for extra durability.

Or, you can put the Bingo cards in dry erase pockets too. Either way, your kids can use this activity over and over. Then, cut the calling cards apart. 

How To Play The Beginning Sounds Bingo Game:

To begin playing this beginning sounds Bingo game, your children will each select a Bingo card.

You may want to review the pictures on the cards and their beginning sounds before playing, so your kids can practice identifying any unknown ones.

Next, you or the bingo caller will select a calling card and say the letter on it.

Your children will then look for the picture on their bingo card that begins with that letter sound. If they have the letter on their card, they will cover it with a marker. 

Initial Sounds Bingo Game

For bingo markers, you can use mini erasers, pom poms, two-color counters, or any other small manipulative.

If you laminate the cards or put them in dry erase pockets, your kids can mark the letters with dry erase markers too.

If you are making this activity reproducible by printing the bingo cards on copy paper, you can have your kids use do-a-dot markers or bingo daubers. 

This Beginning Sounds Bingo Game is an engaging and educational bingo game for kids to play in small groups, with a partner, or even by themselves as an enrichment activity.

It’s a fun phonics activity for beginning readers who are learning letter sounds!

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Beginning Sounds Bingo Game

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Thursday 7th of October 2021

Thank you!

Leisa M.

Thursday 7th of October 2021

Great engaging way to practice letter sounds.

Maddie Garcia

Wednesday 6th of October 2021

I know my kiddos will love this!


Tuesday 5th of October 2021

So excited to use this with my first graders!

Susan Morice

Monday 3rd of May 2021

Thank you! This game looks amazing!

ABC's of Literacy

Monday 3rd of May 2021

You're welcome! Thank you for your comment. Hope your kids enjoy it!