Phonics Phase One Aspect 5: Alliteration

In Aspect 5 we encourage children to start listening for the phonemes in words. Ultimately, Aspect 5 aims to help children to hear the initial sounds of words. We've got lots of resources to help below.

Phonics Phase One Aspect 5: Alliteration

Activity Ideas

  • Emphasise - when saying words, enunciate the initial sounds carefully
  • Play I Spy - with initial sounds.
  • The name game - help the kids recognise the initial sounds in their own, and family members' names.
  • What else? - pick up or point to an object and say its name, emphasising the initial sound. Can the children think of anything else that starts with the same sound?
  • Silly phrases - make up silly phrases using children's names or particular interests eg Lindsay loves lollipops!

Our Phonics Phase One Aspect 5 Resources

Animals Colour and Count

Animals Colour and Count

This lovely worksheet gives children practice at both initial sounds and counting - and fun colouring too.

Animals Initial Sounds Odd One Out

Animals Initial Sounds Odd One Out

Help children practise their recognition of initial souinds with this fun set of animals odd one out worksheets. On each page we provide 4 animals ask children to say their names out loud to identify the 3 with the same initial sound and the odd one out.

Christmas Beginning Sounds Peg Cards

Christmas Beginning Sounds Peg Cards

Look at the pictures, say the words out loud and peg the letter that matches the beginning sound. These Christmas peg cards are fun extra phonics practise for children.

Phase One Initial Sounds Dominoes

Phonics Phase One Initial Sounds Dominoes

Play a traditional game of dominoes with these printable dominoes cards, but instead of matching dots, match the words that begin with the same initial sound. Fun for kids of all ages.

Phase One Initial Sound Odd One Out

Phonics Phase One Initial Sounds Odd One Out

These colourful sheets make a great quick starter activity. You could show them to the children on the screen or print them out and laminate them so that the children can circle the odd one out using dry-wipe pens. There are 4 pages in the pack.

Phase One Initial Sounds Odd One Out

Phonics Phase One Initial Sounds Odd One Out

These colouring in sheets are great for practising listening to the initial sounds in words. Discuss the pictures with the children beforehand to ensure that they know what each thing is. This is also great for extending children’s vocabulary and introducing new words.

Phonics Phase One Initial Sounds Snap Cards

Phonics Phase One Initial Sounds Snap Cards

These initial sounds snap cards are a fun way for children to learn to listen to and begin to recognise the initial sounds of Phonics Phase One. Perhaps the children could colour them in? They are fun to use with early readers, too.

Phonics Phase One Initial Sounds Snap Cards 2

Phonics Phase One Initial Sounds Snap Cards 2

These colourful photographic Snap cards feature photos of things and creatures with the initial sounds of Phonics Phase One. Play a noisy game of Snap, listening for the matching beginning sounds!

Phase One Initial Sounds Snap Pairs

Phonics Phase One Initial Sounds Snap Pairs

Use our colourful cards for a traditional game of Snap! listening out for the initial sound of the word. Or, in this game of pairs, the children must find pairs of words with the same initial sound.

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