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Rocket Beginning Sounds Activity

Your preschoolers and kindergarteners are sure to think that this Rocket Beginning Sounds Activity is a BLAST!

Beginning sounds activities like this one are a fun, hands-on way for your kids to practice pre-reading and beginning reading skills.

Beginning Sounds Sort

Rocket Beginning Sounds Activity:

After your children can name the letters of the alphabet, it’s time for them to begin learning the letter sounds.

Through this activity, 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! 

Beginning Sounds Match

Getting Ready To Use The Rocket Beginning Sounds Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • 26 Rocket with Letters
  • 78 Stars with Pictures

What Else Is Needed:

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

Beginning Readers

To get this activity ready for your preschoolers and kindergarteners, click on the button below and fill out the form. Next, download and print the printables.

If you want your kids to reuse this activity, laminate the rockets and stars. Then, cut all the pieces apart.

You can store this activity in a resealable bag or pencil pouch for a no-prep activity that is easy to set up.

How To Use The Rocket Beginning Sounds Activity:

For this phonics activity, your beginning readers will pick a rocket and identify the capital and lowercase letters on it.

They will then say the sound or sounds that the letters make. 

Space Unit Activity

Next, your preschoolers and kindergarteners will sort through the stars to find one that has a picture that begins with that sound.

Phonics Activity

Your kids will then look through the stars until they find two more that have pictures with the same initial sound. (The vowels have pictures with both the long and short sounds.)  

Initial Sounds Activity

How Can I Use This Activity In My Classroom Or Homeschool?

To get your kids up and moving, you can hang the stars around your classroom or home and attach large craft sticks to the rockets. 

Then, your children can “fly” their rocket around to find the stars with that have pictures that begin with the sound or sounds the letters on their rocket makes. 

This free printable Rocket Beginning Sounds Activity is an out-of-this-world way for preschoolers and kindergarteners to practice identifying initial sounds. 

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Beginning Sounds Activity

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