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Halloween Candy Beginning Sounds Activity

Looking for themed phonics resources for your students to do this October? Try this free printable Halloween Candy Beginning Sounds Activity!

Halloween literacy activities like this one are a fun way for your young learners to work on letter-sound correspondence, fine motor skills, and more!

This low-prep resource can be used as a hands-on independent or small group activity in any early elementary classroom or homeschool.

Sound Activity

One of the first steps in learning to read is being able to identify beginning sounds.

This phonics activity will help your kids understand how letters correspond to the sounds they make.

This lays the foundation for being able to sound out words and read fluently.

Getting Ready to Use the Halloween Candy Sounds Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • 26 Halloween Candy Picture Cards
  • 1 Recording Sheet with Lowercase Letters

What Else is Needed:

  • White Card Stock
  • White Copy Paper
  • Laminator
  • Laminating Pouches
  • Scissors
  • Halloween Treat Pail or Bag
  • Bingo Daubers or Crayons

To get this phonics activity ready for your kids, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

After receiving the email with the printables, download and print the Halloween candy picture cards on white card stock and the recording sheet on copy paper.

Letter-Sound Correspondence Activity

You can make as many copies of the recording sheet that you need for your students.

Then, laminate the candy cards before cutting them apart. Finally, put the cards in a Halloween treat pail or bag.

How to Use the Halloween Initial Sounds Activity:

For this beginning sounds activity, your preschoolers and kindergarteners will first pick a Halloween candy picture card out the of treat pail or bag.

Halloween Literacy Activities

Next, they will identify the picture on it and the letter and sound that it begins with.

Phonics activity

Then, your students will find the letter that makes the picture’s beginning sound on their recording sheet and color or cover it.

Initial sounds activity

For example, your kids select the candy cards with the picture of the “ant” on it. They will then find the letter “a” on their recording sheet and color it.

They will continue to pick treats out of the pail or bag and mark the letters for the initial sounds on their recording sheet until they complete the activity.

Beginning Sounds Activity

This Halloween Beginning Sounds Activity is a fun, hands-on phonics resource for your preschoolers and kindergarteners to do this October!

More Halloween Literacy Activities:

Are you looking for more Halloween activities for your kids? Here are our favorite books and literacy resources.

Halloween Books for Kids:

At the Old Haunted House by Helen Ketteman

The Night Before Halloween by Natasha Wing

Halloween Hustle by Charlotte Gunnufson

Halloween Activities for Kids: 

Witch Sight Word Activity

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bat Sequencing Activity

How To Carve A Pumpkin Printable Book

Frankenstein Tracing Worksheets

Halloween Letter Maze Worksheets

You May Also Like These Halloween Morning Tubs:

Your young learners will have fun learning with these “boo-rific” Halloween Morning Tubs!

From letter matching to counting, your kids will work on a variety of important literacy and math skills.

Click on the picture to learn more about the 10 resources that are included in this bundle! 

Download the Halloween Beginning Sounds Printables:

To get the printables for this Halloween Beginning Sounds Activity emailed to you, fill out the form below.

Patty Spihlman

Tuesday 18th of October 2022

Love this!!

Lori M

Monday 17th of October 2022

I am excited to try this with my class!

Naomi Edmonds

Monday 17th of October 2022


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