Vowel Worksheets

Every English word must have a vowel sound. Understanding and recognizing the vowel sounds helps students with reading, spelling and vocabulary building. These free vowel worksheets may be viewed and downloaded as a PDF file by clicking on the worksheet name.

Color by Number: Vowel Sounds


This color by number worksheet uses a cute kitten to teach your student about long and short vowels.

Final E


Discovering the importance of “E”. Students learn how one letter can turn a vowel from a short sound to a long sound.

Long and Short Vowels


Following common core standards for 1st and 2nd grades, your student can review long and short vowel sounds in this worksheet

Long Vowels


In this worksheet, students write the long vowel in the word that matches the picture. Phonics and phonological awareness are reinforced.

Short Vowels


Students fill in the short vowels for the words that match the pictures, practicing phonological awareness.

Syllables and Vowels


Finding syllables and identifying vowels will be fun with this worksheet.

Vowel Diagraphs

vowel worksheet

Students practice phonics and spelling in this worksheet on vowel diagraphs, writing vowels pairs for common words, then identifying the diagraphs.

Vowel Sort: Single Vowels


In this worksheet, your student will sort pictures based on the vowel sound of the word.

Vowel Sort: Vowel Teams


Here’s a great sorting game for vowel teams.

Vowel Sort: Words That Start With E

Letter E Beginning Vowel Worksheet

Use this alphabet sorting set alone, with other vowel sets or with a consonant set!

Vowel Sort: Words That Start With I

Letter I Beginning Vowel Worksheet

Your student will sort the words that start with I and the words that don’t in this alphabet game!

Vowel Sort: Words That Start With U

Letter U Beginning Vowel Worksheet

This sorting game on the letter U will help your student learn her letters.

Vowel Team Bingo


Here’s a fun bingo game to help your student learn about vowels.