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Letter S: Phonics & Phonemic Awareness

This page contains phonics worksheets and printables for teaching students about the letter s and the /s/ sound.

Phonics Worksheets - Letter S


Student read about a snake, snail, snow, and a star.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
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Color the pictures that begin with the /s/ sound.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Write the correct /s/ word for each picture.  Includes a word list.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Color the words that contain the /s/ sound.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Write the words that contain the /s/ sound.  Includes word list.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Trace and say the words that start with /s/ and color the pictures.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Circle S and s in the letter box.  Then, practice writing letters S, s.  Think up a word that starts with S and draw an illustration.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Brainstorm a list of words with the /s/ sound, like say and snake.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Look for words that start with /s/ in this underwater sea scene.  Can you spot the sea?  The swordfish?  The seahorse?  The starfish?


Cut the letters and arrange themĀ  on the page to make the words snow and sled.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Cut the letters and arrange them to make the words six and star.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Word Wheel

Spin the wheel to make words that start with S, including sat, set, sit, sud, saw, so, and see.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

Card Games & Sorts

Match the words and pictures that begin with the /s/ sound.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Sort the pictures into two groups: Words begin with letter s, and words that don't begin with s.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Sort the pictures and words into three groups - words that start with /s/, words that have /s/ in the middle, and words that end with /s/
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Sounds /s/ and /z/

Sort the words into two groups: those that make the /s/ sound (like grass and spell) and those that make the /z/ sound (like has and was).
Kindergarten and 1st Grade


Color in the illustrations of the soap, spider, and snake before assembling the hat to wear.
Pre-K through 1st Grade

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