Alphabet Magnets Beginning Sound Match

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Identifying letters and sounds is hard work – but so fun and rewarding! While we are learning about our letters, we can always use some fun ABC magnet activities to practice! This free Alphabet Magnets Beginning Sound Match uses tools found in most homes or classrooms, and is a fun, quick, and simple way to work on beginning sounds!

*Pair with our Beginning Sound Centers and Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten!

Work on letters and sounds with this super fun and free Alphabet Magnets Beginning Sound Match for Pre-K & Kindergarten!

Alphabet Magnets Beginning Sound Match

We have several sets of alphabet magnets in my classroom. This alphabet magnet set has lowercase letters and makes the vowels red. Sometimes that is helpful when we get to word building because my kids always remember that to make a word they need vowels, so it really highlights their importance!

I grabbed my set of letters along with a cookie sheet (I have several from the dollar store) and the game board (download below) and my group set off to work on those beginning sounds!

Grab some magnetic letters, a cookie sheet, and the printable game board for this fun literacy center.

How to Play

There are various pictures on the game board, so what we did was first put all of our magnet letters in a small grab bag. Then we took turns picking a letter out one at a time and saying their name and sound. After saying their sound, we searched for the picture that matched. For example:

“n says /n/ – What picture starts with /n/? Yes, net starts with /n/!” 

After identifying the picture, we stuck the magnet on! I love how it sticks there and doesn’t get knocked off or shifted while we keep playing!

If you are playing at home, your fridge would work just as well – just use magnets or tape to hang the game board and play a few letters throughout the day!

Kids pick a letter magnet and find a picture with the matching beginning sound on the game board.

Grab Your FREE Copy

Ready to match up some letters and pictures? Grab your free copy of the alphabet magnets game board by clicking the large, yellow download button below!

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More Fun with Magnet Letters

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  1. My Grandson is really into playing with magnets at the moment, so this will be a fantastic idea to play with him. Thank you.

  2. Alex, thank you so much for everything! I love your resources for phonics, upper and lower case letters, and CVC word. They’ve been so helpful this year! Have an awesome summer!

  3. I am sure you have heard it a million times, but I will say it again…you are SO kind, SO generous and clearly a very good teacher. I cannot thank you enough for all of the amazing activities you have given me and for the great things I have purchased! THANK YOU!!!

    1. Hi Erin,
      Thank you SO much for your sweet compliments! We are so happy you are enjoying our activities. Have a wonderful school year!

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