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Letter S Sound Worksheets

Grab a copy of these free printable letter S sound worksheets

The letter S printables are perfect for kindergarten or 1st grade students working on letter sound recognition.


  • a beginning sound coloring worksheet 
  • a phonics worksheet where kids need to identify the syllable that has an /s/ sound

Letter S Beginning Sound Worksheet

Here is a fun letter S coloring page for kindergarten. 

After sounding out each word, children can color all the items that begin with the letter s. 

Young learners will only need some crayons to color the sun, soup, sandwich, seahorse and superhero.

A free printable letter S beginning sound worksheet for kindergarten students. The letter S phonics coloring page has 24 images.  15 objects are letter S pictures for kids to color.

The alphabet coloring worksheet has 24 images of various objects. The initial sound of 15 of the items start with the letter S.

Letter S Phonics Worksheet

Here’s another alphabet worksheet to give kids some extra practice with the S sound.

A free printable letter s sound worksheet perfect for 1st grade students. There's 12 black and white images of items and kids need to sound each word out, and identify which syllables contain an S sound. Kids will mark an X in the box representing that syllable. Free downloadable pdf includes answer page.

In this letter s phonics worksheet, kids need to identify which syllable or syllables in each word contain an S sound. 

For example: HOS PI TAL

After sounding the word out, kids will hear the S sound in the 1st syllable.

There are 3 boxes below the image of the hospital, each representing a syllable. In this example, kids would put an X in the 1st box.

Children might find it helpful to lightly clap while saying each syllable.

Printable Letter S Sound Worksheets

The free printable letter s sound worksheets can be downloaded below. 

There’s an answer page included in the pdf to make things easy for parents and teachers.

More Letter S Worksheets

Here are some fun letter S coloring pages and activities:

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Answer Keys

Here are the answer keys for these letter S sound worksheets.

S Beginning Sound Worksheet Answer Key

The answer key for the beginning sound worksheet:

A letter S beginning sound coloring worksheet answer key. It shows which 15 images start with an S sound and should be colored. Kids should have colored the pictures of a sun, saw, soap, superhero, snail, safe, seal, sock, sandwich, spoon, soup, sunflower, starfish, seahorse, and submarine.

There are 15 things that start with the letter S that kids should have colored. The following pictures should be colored:

  1. sun
  2. saw
  3. safe
  4. seal
  5. superhero
  6. soap
  7. sock
  8. snail
  9. spoon
  10. soup
  11. sandwich
  12. sunflower
  13. starfish
  14. seahorse
  15. submarine

Letter S Phonics Worksheet Answer Key

Here is the answer key for the letter S phonics worksheet:

A letter S phonics worksheet answer key. It shows which syllables in 12 words have an S sound. Kids need to put X's in the box that represents those syllables. There should be an X in the last box of lighthouse, octopus, dinosaur, and cactus; the first box of newspaper, baseball, salad, grasshopper, astronaut, snowman, and hospital; and both boxes of scissors.

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