Using magnetic letters as manipulatives is a fun way to practice literacy. And with these free cards, kids can work on their beginning sounds in order to discover the ‘hidden’ CVC words.
You’ll find 15 more letter activities at the bottom of this post so don’t forget to scroll down and check those out!
Download this printable at the bottom of this post. Print off the cards you wish to use in either colour or black and white. Cut them to separate and laminate if you wish. Grab your magnetic letters (or other letters, or even a dry erase marker for writing).
Sounds and words
These cards contain the following words:
- cat, apple, pumpkin (cap)
- ball, anchor, toe (bat)
- lion, elephant, grapes (leg)
- hat, egg, nine (hen)
- rabbit, ink, box (rib)
- dragon, igloo, glasses (dig)
- hammer, octopus, tie (hot)
- mouse, orange, popcorn (mop)
- rocket, umbrella, bat (rub)
- back, up, dress (bud)
Using the cards
To use these cards kids look at eat picture, say the words, decide what the beginning sounds are and place the correct letter above each picture (or write the letter). When the three letters are in place sound them out to discover a CVC word.
Click the following highlighted link to download your MAGNETIC LETTERS: BEGINNING SOUNDS TO CVC WORDS. The file will immediately be sent to your downloads folder or other device equivalent.
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:
Magnetic Letter Name Search Sensory Bin //Powerful Mothering
Elkonin Sound Boxes // Playdough to Plato
Self-correcting Magnetic Word Work // Differentiated Kindergarten
Alphabet Magnet Beginning Sounds Center // The Letters of Literacy
Pull and Trace Alphabet Magnets // The Kindergarten Connection
Magnetic Letters Sequencing Cards // Sara J Creations
Secret Code Seasonal Words // Mom Inspired Life
Editable Sight Word Mats // Mrs. Jones’ Creation Station
Letter Identification Alphabet Train // Stay at Home Educator
Beginning Sounds with Magnetic Letters // Pages of Grace
Number Word Mats // Fairy Poppins
Sorting Magnetic Letters // Fun-A-Day
Magnetic Letters: From Beginning Sounds to CVC Words // Liz’s Early Learning Spot
Magnetic Letters Nouns Game // Teach Me Mommy
CVC Word Spinners // Sweet Sounds of Kindergarten
Magnetic Letters Center for All Year // The Simplified Classroom
Looking for more CVC activities?
Try these 80 WORD FAMILY CVC PUZZLES from my store.