Make learning fun this winter for your beginning readers with this Mitten Beginning Sounds Activity!
Reading activities like this one are a hands-on way for your kids to practice identifying initial sounds and develop their fine motor skills.
After your children can name all of the letters of the alphabet, they need to learn the sounds that they make.
A fun way for your beginning readers to learn is through themed activities that are engaging and entertaining!
Not only will the phonics activity help your students learn the letter sounds.
But by connecting the cards together using plastic links, they will develop their fine motor skills too.
Getting Ready To Use The Mitten Beginning Sounds Activity:
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- 26 Mitten Letter Cards
- 26 Mitten Picture Cards
What Else Is Needed:
To get this phonics activity for your children to use, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.
After receiving the email with the printables, download and print the cards on white card stock.
Then, laminate the printables and cut the mittens out. Finally, punch a hole on all the black dots.
How To Use The Mitten Beginning Sounds Activity:
For this phonics activity, beginning readers will pick a mitten letter card and identify the letters on it. Next, they will say the sound(s) that letters make.
Then, your children will sort through the mitten cards with the pictures on them and find the one that has a picture that begins with that sound.
When they find the correct picture card, your kids will connect the two cards together using plastic links.
For example, your students will select the letter Pp mitten card. Next, they will sort through the cards until they find the picture of the penguin.
Your beginning readers will then connect the letter Pp mitten card and the penguin mitten card together using plastic links.
Your children will continue to match the letters to the correct pictures until they have put the pairs of mittens together.
This Mitten Beginning Sounds Activity is a hands-on way for your preschoolers and kindergarteners to practice identifying initial sounds this winter.
More Winter Literacy Activities:
To extend the learning, your kids can do many other themed activities. You can read books like these:
Winter Wonderland by Jill Esbaum
Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter by Kenard Pak
Winter Dance by Marion Dane Bauer
You can also pair this resource with more winter-themed activities like these:
Snow Globe Alphabet Clip Cards from Books and Giggles
You May Also Like These Winter Morning Tubs:
Your preschoolers and kindergarteners will have fun learning with these themed Winter Morning Tubs!
From letter matching to shape recognition, 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 Mitten Beginning Sounds Activity:
To get this initial sounds activity emailed to you, fill out the form with your name and email address.