Spelling and Sight Word List – The Letter P

Learning more about the words that start with the letter P has been pretty fun, already. It is time for our next step as we learn the alphabet.

Letter P Sight and Spelling Word List - Kids Activities Blog

It is always a good idea to keep things interesting by adding new spelling games and activities to each lesson. What works to learn a letter may not work for every letter in the alphabet! 

SIGHT WORD LIST

Since sight words are best taught early, we have prepared words that start with the letter P for your Kindergartners and 1st Graders!

Some words beginning with the letter P are hard to pronounce one letter at a time. For those words, we rely on memorizing a sight word list. The list below contains the most common letter P sight words for kindergarten and first grade. If you find more words that are difficult for your child, you can always add them to your activities. This list of words can have as many words as you would like.

KINDERGARTEN SIGHT WORDS:

  • Pick
  • Pig
  • Play
  • Pull
  • Put

For Kindergartners, learning sight words is all about making them fun and memorable. The letter P is no different! This can be done by finding ways to make the word musical! 

1ST GRADE SIGHT WORDS:

  • Party
  • Paper
  • Picture
  • Pretty
  • Please

If you haven’t already, check out the Letter P Activities! You’ll be inspired to make learning fun.

SPELLING WORDS THAT START WITH THE LETTER P

While I am definitely opinionated on the easiest way to learn spelling words, there is no wrong answer. If you’re making progress, you’re doing something right.

You can’t spell fundamental without fun, right? If you need fun spelling ideas, we’ve got you covered!

KINDERGARTEN SPELLING LIST:

  • Pad
  • Pot
  • Pat
  • Pay
  • Pen
  • Pet
  • Pick
  • Pie
  • Pig
  • Put

1ST GRADE SPELLING LIST:

  • Pale
  • Page
  • Pure
  • Paris
  • Park
  • Pray
  • Post
  • Period
  • Phone
  • Pump

When considering all the things that P is for, one can possibly become overwhelmed. Keep the lessons clear and on point, but don’t be afraid to get creative in your utilization of these spelling lists.

2ND GRADE SPELLING LIST: 

  • Phantom
  • Purple
  • Paper
  • Parent
  • Prime
  • Pencil
  • Peace
  • Penalty
  • Penguin
  • Pupil

The letter P worksheets can be a great resource if you find your child struggling with a concept as they work to learn the letter P.

3RD GRADE SPELLING LIST:  

  • Pacific
  • Package
  • Paradise
  • Paragraph
  • Preference
  • Participate
  • Patient
  • Permission
  • Phoenix
  • Pursuit

If you need a break, you can always take a moment to color by letter!

 If you catch yourself using one of our spelling words in conversation – or even if you just see it on a billboard – make a note of it to your child. As you go through your week, be conscious of the words that start with the letter P. There are always fun ways to include learning in our daily lives. When you seem excited, they will join in and start to use their new skills to recognize the words, themselves! 

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