Phonics - Vowel Sounds

Browse our extensive collection of phonics worksheets and activities for teaching students about vowel sounds. You'll find printables for teaching short vowels, long vowels, r-controlled vowels, digraphs, and diphthongs.

Short A Vowel Sound

Here is a collection of worksheets and games for reviewing the long a vowel sound. There's a classroom scavenger hunt, word sort activity, cut-and-glue projects, worksheets, and word wheels.

Long A Vowel Sound

These printable phonics worksheets focus on writing and reading words with the long a vowel sound. This collection includes color-and-read minibooks, reading sliders, printable card games, worksheets, and phonics learning centers.

Short A & Long A (Mixed)

These files focus on differentiating between the short a and long a sounds.

Short E Vowel Sound

Here you have a variety of printable worksheets and games for teaching students about the short e sound. There are reading and writing worksheets, as well as learning centers that involve cutting and gluing.

Long E Vowel Sound

This page contains a collection of long e printables. Includes flashcards, reading strips, games, as well as several cut-n-paste projects.

Long I, Short I

Phonics worksheets that focus on the Long I and Short I sounds.

Long O, Short O

Phonics worksheets that focus on the Long O and Short O sounds.

Long U, Short U

Phonics worksheets that focus on the Long U and Short U sounds.

Advanced Vowel Sounds
Vowel Digraphs: EE and EA

These resources cover words with the long-e sound, spelled with the letters ee and ea. Words in this set include feet, meat, leaf, clear, and green.

Vowel Digraph: OO

These printables cover words with oo in them. The letters oo can make two vowel sounds. Short-oo is the vowel sound you hear in words like book and floor. The long-oo sounds is heard in words like school and moon.

Vowel Diphthongs: OI and OY

Learn about OI and OY words with these wheels, flashcards, sliders, and activity sheets.

Vowel Diphthongs: OW and OU

Learn about the /ow/ sound, spelled with the diphthongs ow and ou. This page includes a mini-book and several worksheets.

R-Controlled Vowel: -AR

These files can help you teach students about the vowel sound in words like car, mark, arm, and far. There's a mini-book, a sorting game, and a word search.

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Phonics: Consonant Letters

Phonics worksheets for consonant letters sounds, including beginning consonants and ending consonants.

Dolch Sight Words

Printable activities, flash cards, and word wheels for the Dolch sight words.

Phonics: Word Wheels

Spin the wheel to make new words.  Manipulative read-and-spell phonics activities.