Here is a version with the word 'color' instead of 'colour'.
Found this worksheet useful? Here are links to all the letter worksheet pages in this wordpip series
About This Worksheet
This is an A4 size worksheet for the lowercase letter a.
Designed to aid children in learning to read
by helping them to recognise the letter sounds
with the aim to eventually blend lots of them together to make words.
This will aid in the early development of reading and writing.
Without the skills of reading, a child will find it difficult to access other subjects.
This simple worksheet can help reinforce verbal lessons that have been taught previously.
One example of a verbal lesson is playing 'I spy' with the letter a.
This worksheet has three sections
- Colour the letter a.
- Trace around the letter a.
- Find the objects that begin with the letter a.
This worksheet has a drawing of an ant, apple, frog, aeroplane (airplane - USA spelling), soccer ball and arrow.
It is black and white to save on coloured ink.
It's a free printable download.
It is good for printing out and colouring in too.
It will help familiarise the letter a and how to write it.
It helps to introduce the phoneme and grapheme a.
A phoneme is a sound that the letter or groups of letters make.
The grapheme is the written letter.
For example the letter 'a' in this worksheet.
Ant, arrow and apple are examples of the a phoneme at the beginning of the word.
Airplane is an example of a trigraph 'air'
Age range 4-5
There is a version with the word 'colour' replaced
with the American spelling of 'color'.
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Next in the series of lowercase letter worksheets
a free printable pdf worksheet for the letter b.
More practice with the letter a.
Find the lower case letter a worksheet.
Find all the letter a's
Fun bonus - Can you spot the hidden mouse?
This useful combination of letters,
is taught in early phonics,
as they produce many cvc words
(cvc is consonant vowel consonant)
such as sat, pin, pat, tin, tap.
Play an online 'match the letters game'
including the letter a.
Free to play using major browsers.
A short approx 2 minute 30 video on YouTube
with examples of words that begin with the letter a.