Read the CVC word, then check you have got it correct when you open up the beard to reveal the picture! Children can also reverse this, beginning with the beard ‘open’, spelling the word from the picture, then checking they have spelt it correctly.
- Segmenting and blending practise
- Christmas topic
- Fine motor skill development
- Spelling practise
- Working in pairs (one child to read, one child to check the word has been read correctly by opening the flap)
- Working independently (children can self assess)
- The Teacher Traveller