With Christmas rapidly approaching I thought I would share some of my favourite Christmas phonics games with you. These games help to practise either individual phonics sounds or CVC words. They can also be adapted if you have children working on different phonics phases. These ideas have all been tried … [Read more...] about Christmas phonics games
It has been a little while since I last blogged, mainly due to me preparing for a phonics information session with parents at school. So I thought it would be good to share some of the games and activities on here. Most children will now have learnt most of the phase 2 sounds which is the first set of … [Read more...] about Initial sound phonics games
As it is nearly Halloween we have been enjoying lots of activities together this half term. Last year my Halloween blog focused on phonics and rhyming words and so this year I thought it would be good to have a maths focus. The following games are ones that we have had a lot of fun with, and enjoyed … [Read more...] about Halloween Maths Games
The shops have stocked their shelves with Christmas produce and I have been inspired to create some phonics games using the chocolate coins. So here are a few games that can be used with your children whether they are just starting out on their phonics journey or they have been learning for a year or … [Read more...] about Phonics Games
I wanted to write this blog last week, but with a hospital stay at the beginning of the week with Isabel, and then a hospital stay at the end of the week with Charlie it's been a bit manic here. Luckily they are both doing well now, it's just that horrible time of year and they are both vulnerable for … [Read more...] about Early counting, number recognition and number bonds to 10
I wrote a blog a few weeks ago outlining the ways you can help prepare your child for starting school. Hopefully now most children have had their first day and survived- phew! So how can we continue to support them as they navigate their way through the school day and come across situations that may be … [Read more...] about First day at school is done – what next?