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Pour your efforts into our free, printable syllable worksheets and bone up on syllables – single units of speech, sometimes a whole word and other times one of the two or more parts a word can be divided into, and usually consisting of a vowel. As children progress in their literacy understanding, it's important that they warm up to multisyllabic words along with single-syllable words. Our syllable worksheets with answers pdf include enticing activities and exercises like counting the syllables in names of fruit, clapping syllables, breaking words into syllables, and more.

These worksheets are ideal for students in kindergarten through grade 3.

CCSS: RF.K.2, RF.1.2, RF.2.3, RF.3.3.C

Tracing Words and Writing the Number of Syllables

Carve your way into the syllabic heart of your most-loved colors! In this syllable worksheet for kindergarten and 1st grade, trace the color names and choose one of the options – 1, 2, or 3 – based on the number of syllables that are in each word.

Tracing Words and Writing the Number of Syllables

Counting Syllables and Sorting | Cut and Glue

Grapes and pears are yummy! They're easy to say as the words have only one syllable, too. Find how many syllables are in your everyday fruit. Cut out the fruit picture cards. Sort them based on the number of syllables, and glue them in the correct box.

Counting Syllables and Sorting | Cut and Glue

How Many Syllables?

Beat syllables into the heads of kindergarten and grade 1 students! This time take help from a bunch of animals! Say each animal's name and write the number of syllables in it. Tell them knowing syllables helps read more accurately and fluently!

How Many Syllables?

Clapping Syllables

Don't get lost in the technical mumbo jumbo of syllables! Just sound out the words in this section of printable syllable worksheets for grade 2 and grade 3 and figure out the syllables. Answer by circling as many claps as there are syllables in the words.

Clapping Syllables

Dividing Words into Syllables

Let 2nd grade and 3rd grade children's friendship with syllables flower into some delightful camaraderie in this syllable worksheet pdf! Separate the words into syllables, identify if the first is an open/closed syllable, and check the correct option.

Dividing Words into Syllables