Double Letters ‘Th’ Digraph Student Activity Page Phonics Language Printable

This double letters th student activity page phonics learning printable is great for preschool children. Use this language resource to create hands-on learning-to-read activities for your students and th phonogram activities.

Phonics is an essential skill for children learning to read. There are various activities that parents or teachers can employ to help children develop their phonics skills. These activities include reading aloud, playing word games, practicing sight words, using letter magnets, and engaging in decoding exercises. Reading aloud helps children associate the sound of letters with words while word games, such as rhyming or blending, make learning phonics fun. Practice with sight words and letter magnets helps children recognize and spell words with ease, while decoding exercises allow them to break down words into their component sounds.

Phonics is an essential component of early childhood education, and hands-on activities can make it more engaging and effective for preschoolers. Here are some ideas for phonics-based activities:

  1. Alphabet scavenger hunt: Hide letters around the classroom or playground and have children find them while saying their sounds.
  2. Sound sorting: Provide objects or pictures and have children sort them by beginning or ending sound.
  3. Word building with magnetic letters: Use magnetic letters to build words and encourage children to sound them out.
  4. Sensory bins: Fill a bin with items that begin with a certain sound and have children identify and sort them.
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These activities can help preschoolers develop phonemic awareness and prepare them for reading and writing.

In the Montessori classroom, learning to read is a significant milestone that is reached gradually, following a child’s pace and interests. Children are introduced to the sounds of letters using the sandpaper letters and taught to build and read words. The Montessori approach emphasizes phonemic awareness and the connections between sounds and symbols. The classroom is filled with reading materials and books, and children are encouraged to read independently and aloud. Reading is integrated into other areas of the curriculum, such as science and cultural studies, to reinforce its significance and relevance in everyday life.

Double Letters TH Digraph Student Activity Page Phonics Free Language Printable

Present these materials to assist children in recognizing and using digraphs in words, including sandpaper letter activities, moveable alphabets, and word-building exercises. By learning digraphs through this method, children develop their reading and writing skills, as well as their ability to identify and articulate sounds in words.

Age: Preschool ages 2.5 – 5 years

Subjects and uses in the classroom: Phonics, Digraphs, Double Sandpaper Letters Extensions, Language Centers, Fine motor, Prereading

How to use this resource

This activity page contains many fun, quick, and engaging hands-on exercises. Children are prompted to practice letter formation, identify words that contain the digraph, color, trace, and identify the digraph. The poster also has a visual demonstration of the pronunciation. The complementary sheet also contains images and labels for additional matching work and cutting exercise strips with the digraph th.

Print on cardstock and laminate if you wish to reuse it, or print a black and white version for each student to complete. Gather pencils, crayons, pegs or counters, scissors, play dough, or some loose parts for children to build the digraph th.

Present the phonogram and invite the child to say the sound correctly following the prompt, trace or build the digraph, color, match the picture to the picture and the word to the word, trace it, clip pegs onto correct boxes, and practice cutting.

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About Anastasia - Anastasia is an early childhood teacher and the founder of Montessori Nature - a blog about Montessori living and learning and nature-based explorations. With many years of experience working in a Montessori environment and homeschooling her children, she directed her passion for all things Montessori and nature into creating educational resources. You can learn more here and browse her printables on Teachers Pay Teachers.