The letter **P** makes the sound heard in the words **p**a**p**er, o**p**en and u**p**. This consonant sound ranks in the common category along with its counterparts: m and b. The letter P when paired with the letter H can sound like the letter F, e.g., **ph**one and al**ph**abet. In some words, the letter P can be silent, e.g., **p**sychology and **p**salm.

### Letter P Worksheets

We created worksheets to help your child practice forming the letter **p** correctly. Ideally, letters should be formed from top to bottom and left to right with a continuous stroke when possible. The uppercase **P** is formed as follows: down, lift and around. The lowercase **p** is formed as follows: down, up and around.

**Letter P Worksheet 1**

We offer a free printable worksheet that encourages a child to say, trace and write the upper- and lowercase letter p.

**Letter P Worksheet 2**

We offer a free printable worksheet that focuses on the uppercase letter p. We encourage a child to say, trace and write the uppercase letter p.

**Letter P Worksheet 3**

We offer a free printable worksheet that focuses on the lowercase letter p. We encourage a child to say, trace and write the lowercase letter p.

**Letter P Worksheet 4**

We offer a free printable worksheet that encourages a child to say, trace and write the upper- and lowercase letter p.

**Letter P Worksheet 5**

We offer a free printable worksheet that encourages a child to say, trace and write the upper- and lowercase letter p.

**Letter P Worksheet 6**

We offer a free printable worksheet that encourages a child to say, trace and write the upper- and lowercase letter p. We also included a fun game – circle the items that begin with the letter p.

## Words with the Letter P

The table below contains a list of words with the letter **p**. We also indicate the location of the /p/ sound – beginning (initial), middle (medial) or ending (final). Our list contains 300 words; please use our search feature to narrow results.

Letter P Words | Sound |
---|---|

beep | final |

blimp | final |

blip | final |

bop | final |

bump | final |

camp | final |

cap | final |

cape | final |

carp | final |

champ | final |

chap | final |

cheap | final |

chimp | final |

chip | final |

chomp | final |

chop | final |

clamp | final |

clap | final |

clasp | final |

clip | final |

clump | final |

cop | final |

cope | final |

cramp | final |

creep | final |

crimp | final |

crisp | final |

crop | final |

damp | final |

deep | final |

deep | final |

dip | final |

drape | final |

drip | final |

drop | final |

dump | final |

example | medial |

flap | final |

flip | final |

flop | final |

gap | final |

gape | final |

gasp | final |

grape | final |

grasp | final |

grip | final |

gripe | final |

grope | final |

group | final |

grump | final |

happy | medial |

harp | final |

heap | final |

help | final |

hip | final |

hop | final |

hope | final |

hump | final |

important | medial |

Jeep | final |

jump | final |

keep | final |

kelp | final |

lamp | final |

lap | final |

leap | final |

limp | final |

lip | final |

lisp | final |

map | final |

mop | final |

mope | final |

nap | final |

nape | final |

nip | final |

open | medial |

pacifier | initial |

package | initial |

pad | initial |

page | initial |

pail | initial |

paint | initial |

paintbrush | initial |

painting | initial |

pair | initial |

pajamas | initial |

pal | initial |

palace | initial |

pan | initial |

pancake | initial |

panda | initial |

pants | initial |

papaya | initial / medial |

paper | initial / medial |

paper clip | initial / medial |

park | initial |

part | initial |

party | initial |

pass | initial |

past | initial |

paste | initial |

pat | initial |

path | initial |

paw | initial |

pay | initial |

pea | initial |

peace | initial |

peach | initial |

peacock | initial |

peanut | initial |

peanut butter | initial |

pear | initial |

pecan | initial |

peel | initial |

peep | initial / final |

peg | initial |

pelican | initial |

pen | initial |

pencil | initial |

pencil case | initial |

penguin | initial |

penny | initial |

people | initial / medial |

pep | initial / final |

pepper | initial / medial |

perhaps | initial / medial |

person | initial |

pet | initial |

petal | initial |

piano | initial |

pick | initial |

pickle | initial |

picnic | initial |

picnic basket | initial |

picture | initial |

pie | initial |

piece | initial |

pig | initial |

pigeon | initial |

piglet | initial |

pile | initial |

pill | initial |

pillow | initial |

pilot | initial |

pin | initial |

piñata | initial |

pine | initial |

pineapple | initial |

pinecone | initial |

pink | initial |

pipe | initial / final |

piranha | initial |

pirate | initial |

pistachio | initial |

pitcher | initial |

pizza | initial |

place | initial |

plain | initial |

plan | initial |

plane | initial |

planet | initial |

plant | initial |

plate | initial |

play | initial |

playground | initial |

playpen | initial |

please | initial |

plenty | initial |

pliers | initial |

plop | final |

plum | initial |

plumber | initial |

plump | initial / final |

plus | initial |

Pluto | initial |

initial | |

point | initial |

police | initial |

police car | initial |

pomp | initial / final |

pom-pom | initial / medial |

pond | initial |

pony | initial |

pool | initial |

poor | initial |

pop | initial / final |

popcorn | initial / medial |

Pope | initial / final |

porcupine | initial / medial |

porpoise | initial /medial |

possible | initial |

post | initial |

post office | initial |

pot | initial |

potato | initial |

pour | initial |

power | initial |

practice | initial |

prefix | initial |

prep | initial / final |

prepare | initial / medial |

prepay | initial / medial |

preschool | initial |

present | initial |

president | initial |

press | initial |

pretend | initial |

pretty | initial |

pretzel | initial |

prey | initial |

price | initial |

pride | initial |

prime | initial |

primp | initial / final |

prince | initial |

princess | initial |

initial | |

printer | initial |

prize | initial |

problem | initial |

promise | initial |

prop | initial / final |

puck | initial |

pull | initial |

pump | initial / final |

pumpkin | initial / medial |

puppet | initial / medial |

puppy | initial / medial |

purple | initial / medial |

purpose | initial / medial |

purse | initial |

push | initial |

put | initial |

puzzle | initial |

ramp | final |

rasp | final |

reap | final |

rip | final |

ripe | final |

romp | final |

rump | final |

sap | final |

scope | final |

scrap | final |

scrape | final |

seep | final |

shape | final |

sharp | final |

sheep | final |

ship | final |

shop | final |

sip | final |

skimp | final |

skip | final |

slap | final |

sleep | final |

slip | final |

slop | final |

slope | final |

slump | final |

snap | final |

snip | final |

snipe | final |

sop | final |

stamp | final |

steep | final |

step | final |

stomp | final |

stop | final |

strap | final |

strip | final |

stripe | final |

stump | final |

sweep | final |

swipe | final |

tap | final |

tape | final |

tarp | final |

thump | final |

tip | final |

top | final |

trap | final |

trip | final |

tripe | final |

triple | medial |

trump | final |

up | final |

upon | medial |

upper | medial |

upright | medial |

upstairs | medial |

uptight | medial |

vamp | final |

weep | final |

whip | final |

wipe | final |

wisp | final |

wrap | final |

yelp | final |

zip | final |