Literacy for early years teaching resources: Phonics

Resources and ideas for literacy for early years, phonics, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

Phonics phase 5 booklet - Beauty and the Beast theme

Phonics phase 5 booklet - Beauty and the Beast theme

This resource is a phonics booklet aimed at year 1 as preparation for phonics screening. There are 10 pages of activities perfect for children to work on independently during phonics lessons, as a start of day activity or as a filler. Alternatively, send home for parents to work on with children as a homework task.The theme of this booklet is Beauty and the Beast.Just print and staple!PDF file format.

By blossomingminds

Phonics Digraphs and Trigraphs

Phonics Digraphs and Trigraphs

An updated version of the vowel digraphs/trigraphs learnt in Phonics sessions. I have now made these into books to be used at home by parents and pupils. Each set of same sounding phonemes are grouped together in the same colour, to aid verbalisation. I hope these are of use!

By choralsongster

Phonics Blends Activity Pack

Phonics Blends Activity Pack

Resource TitlePhonics Blends Activity Pack Age/Year GroupEarly Years and Key Stage 1Total Pages in download❤ 52File TypePDFResource Content❂ Beginning Blends Activities❂ Over 20 Blends Posters❂ One set of Blends jigsaw puzzlesFREE NOW WITH VOUCHER CODE UNTIL 31/3Check the preview!Reviews and feedback are appreciated, I value all but as we tell our students, try to be constructive! @ pollypuddleduck@gmail.comPrinting Tip: This educational resource has been designed for printing on A4 size paper. If you are printing on a different size, select ‘shrink’ or ‘print to fit page’ (or similar option) in order for the contents to fit correctly. TOUPurchase of this resource entitles YOU, the buyer, the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use ONLY. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from Polly Puddleduck. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under the copyright of Polly Puddleduck even when edited. Posting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Polly Puddleduck ©2017

By PollyPuddleduck

Phonics fish display

Phonics fish display

A colourful set of phonics fish-great for displays, flashcards, games etc on CDThis is a great set on CD of colourful fish each with a letter of the alphabet or grapheme as taught in the Letters and Sounds teaching programme.These would make a great display for your classroom or water area. Alternatively they could be used as flashcards when teaching the sounds.The fish could also be used for various games such as magnetic fishing games, matching pairs etc.The fish are also provided in black and white on the CD so they can be coloured by yourself or by the children.The font used on the fish is Sassoon Primary Infant which is widely used in Primary schools.The fish are saved as PDF files and can be opened using Adobe Acrobat Reader which is available for free from their website or is probably already on your computer.

By robbyn

Outdoor Literacy -EYFS Outdoor Play

Outdoor Literacy -EYFS Outdoor Play

This is a bumper pack on disk with loads of resources for Literacy and phonics games outdoors. The pack would be great for nursery settings, school settings and childminders to use for exciting Literacy activities in the outdoor area.Also great for Literacy games in the classroom.The pack includes:40 A5 sized task/ activity cards - each with the area of Literacy covered in that activity such as alphabetical order, reading cvc words, letter recognition ect, the resources needed for that activity and the activity in detail. The cards also have space for you to write further notes such as the stepping stones/ specific learning objectives, focus children for the activity etc.Also in the pack are all the resources you will need to print out and use with activity cards such as:Large CVC dice to makeLetter spinners for playing the gamesLarge rainbow lower case letters of the alphabetA large colourful alphabetical order snake to makeUpper and lower case letter socksCVC cards and picturesVarious letter and phoneme cardsA CVC bingo gameLarge colourful human and monster alphabet footprintsGames to playPlus lots lots more!

By robbyn

Phonics phase 5 - The 'ph' sound

Phonics phase 5 - The 'ph' sound

This resource is an interactive lesson aimed at whole class or group phonics. It is a powerpoint presentation that allows children to revise phonemes and learn or revisit the sound 'ph.' It takes 15-20 minutes.This powerpoint is split into different sections:- Revision of phase 3, 4 and 5 phonemes in a random order- Introduction to 'ph' sound and opportunity to trace the shape of the sound- Spotting the odd one out (the picture without the 'ph' sound)- Segmenting and blending sounds in 'ph' words- Phoneme counting- Phoneme spotting in sentences- Writing words with 'ph' sound- Writing a sentence with 'ph' sound- Revision of HFW

By blossomingminds

Phoneme Bunting display- Letters and Sounds

Phoneme Bunting display- Letters and Sounds

Phoneme bunting setsFour colourful sets of Phoneme bunting to hang in your classroom or the outside area-Just print and display!Each flag is approximately A4 in size but can be printed smallerThe pack includes:Set 1All of the phonemes from the Letters and Sounds scheme on colourful star flagsSet 2Bunting flags with phonemes and a picture on each flagSet 3To be made double sided or displayed side by side- the flags have the phoneme on one and a picture and word with the phoneme highlighted on the other Set 4To be made double sided or displayed side by side- using the phoneme flags from set 3 and the additional flags which have two pictures which contain the phoneme

By robbyn

Grapheme flash cards display

Grapheme flash cards display

This set of grapheme flash cards has been produced using the graphemes taught in the Letters and Sounds scheme. There are a total of 69 flash cards to print and make (separate cards for f and ff etc).The flash cards are organised in files for each of the Letters and Sounds phases in which they are taught making them very easy to access and use.The flashcards are designed to have a picture on the front which contains the sound and on the back of the card (when assembled) it shows the grapheme.Each file page has a card with the grapheme and below a card with a coloured picture. To assemble the cards for use as flashcards the grapheme card needs to be glued to the back of the picture so either the grapheme can be shown to the children or the picture can be shown.The cards could also be used to make an interactive learning display for the children to match the pictures to the grapheme or could be used as flashcards with the grapheme and picture on the same side (as they are shown on the picture). They could also be made into a matching game for the children to play to match grapheme to a picture.The cards are approximately A5 size, however by altering your printer settings you will be able to print them out in whatever size you would like.

By robbyn

Phonics phase 5 - The 'wh' sound

Phonics phase 5 - The 'wh' sound

This resource is an interactive lesson aimed at whole class or group phonics. It is a powerpoint presentation that allows children to revise phonemes and learn or revisit the sound 'wh.' It takes 15-20 minutes.This powerpoint is split into different sections:- Revision of phase 3, 4 and 5 phonemes in a random order- Introduction to 'wh' sound and opportunity to trace the shape of the sound- Spotting the odd one out (the picture without the 'wh' sound)- Segmenting and blending sounds in 'wh' words- Phoneme counting- Phoneme spotting in sentences- Writing words with 'wh' sound- Writing a sentence with 'wh' sound- Revision of HFW

By blossomingminds

Grapheme display posters- Letters and Sounds

Grapheme display posters- Letters and Sounds

A colourful set of Grapheme posters for you to print and use with your children during literacy or for use on displays.Great for Early years teachers, nursery teachers, special needs teachers, childminders and parents to use with their children.This set of grapheme posters has been produced using the graphemes taught in the Letters and Sounds scheme. There are a total of 69 posters to print and use (separate cards for f and ff etc). Each poster has 2 or 3 colourful pictures to represent that sound, and the word with the grapheme highlighted in red.The posters are organised in files for each of the Letters and Sounds phases in which they are taught making them very easy to access and use.Each poster is approximately A4 in size although they could be printed larger or smaller by altering print settings before printing.

By robbyn

Literacy resource pack

Literacy resource pack

This pack contains lots of resources which can be used for literacy and phonics at Key stage 1 and in the Early Years.Create colourful fun displays, make flashcards, make games and use in your lessons.The pack includes:An alphabet line on cute gingerbread menAn alphabet line on cars with multicultural driversPlay dough mats from A-ZAlphabet picture posters- each poster has the letter in upper and lower case, an initial sound picture and then lines below for you to add words beginning with that sound- great to use as posters or to make into your own class dictionaryAn A4 table top alphabet matPhoneme tracing cardsInitial sounds bingo gameCh, sh, th bingo game‘My tricky words’ table top matA-Z buntingPhoneme fansPhoneme picture buntingPhonemes on washing line clothesPunctuation postersCVC flip cardsCVC bingo gameCCVC/ CVCC bingo gameABC trainUpper case and lower case letters- match the upper case dogs to the lower case bonesA collection of writing border sheets- great to add to your writing areaSorting pictures- all of the phonemes from the Letters and Sounds scheme with 2-3 picture cards for each sound- great for displays/ sorting etcAn alphabet line on footballsAlphabet pencils with lower and upper case lettersPhoneme writing framesHigh frequency word bricks for the first 100 words and the next 200 wordsA Humpty Dumpty to sit on your word wallRhyming word jigsawsHigh frequency words on beesDays of the week posterMonths of the year posterPhoneme posterVarious alphabet postersFive CVC posters –one for each vowelInitial sound cards- write the initial sound next to each picturePhoneme cards- fill in the missing phoneme on each cardTricky word stars- all of the tricky words from the Letters and Sounds scheme

By robbyn

Caterpillar Maths and Literacy Games

Caterpillar Maths and Literacy Games

Caterpillar Maths and Literacy gamesA collection of 8 fun games with a cute caterpillar theme for you to print out and playLiteracy games:1-Cover your caterpillar- Roll the special picture or letter die and cover the letter on your caterpillar. This game can be played to identify initial sounds of pictures or to recognise letters. There are four different version of the game for different letters.2-Match the CVC word- Choose a caterpillar and a leaf card- if the CVC word matches the picture you keep the pair. How many matching pairs can you find?3-I spy- A version of Bingo to find the initial letter sound pictures.4-Find the letter- Spin the Caterpillar spinner and find the letter on your sheet. Will you be the first to trace all of your letters? There are four version of this game for different sets of letters.Maths games:1-Make a caterpillar- Roll the special die and add or take away a circle of your caterpillar. Be the first to make your caterpillar but watch out because someone may take a piece of your caterpillar!2-How many caterpillars- Roll the die and find the number card. Count how many caterpillars you have found on the leaf. The winner is the person who has found the most caterpillars!3-Add two numbers- Roll two dice and add the numbers together- can you cover all the numbered leaves on your board first?4-Missing numbers- Be the first to find all the missing numbers on your long caterpillar.Each game is supplied with full instructions and further ideas for using the materials.Each game is supplied in full colour and also in black and white so it can be printed out more economically and also photocopied to be sent home with the children.

By robbyn

Summer Fun Theme Maths, Science, and Literacy Centers

Summer Fun Theme Maths, Science, and Literacy Centers

Dive into summer with this bundle of engaging learning centers! There are 10 activities in this pack including maths, science, and literacy.21 Summer Vocabulary Cards - use for word wall, read and write the room, and sorting.Summer Fun Write the Room Recording Sheets - Short and Long Vowels, Compound Words, SyllablesSummer Fun ABC OrderSummer Fun Word SearchSummer States of Matter Sorting Cards - 3 heading cards (solid, liquid, gas) and 12 summer-themed object cards to sortMy Senses In Summer Graphic Organizer - Things you see, hear, smell, and feel in summerSummer Fun Repeating Patterns - Includes 15 different picture pattern strips, matching letter pattern cards, and picture cards. Students identify the pattern used, predict the next picture in the pattern using the pictures cards, and then match the picture strip with the letter cards that follows the same pattern.Summer Fun Place Value Scoops - Match the numbers on the ice cream cones to the scoops with the correct expanded form, word form, and block model form of the number. Includes 13 cones and 39 ice cream scoops.

By Fishyrobb

ow real and alien words

ow real and alien words

Phonics practise for year 1 or reception. Originally made as a worksheet to add sound buttons but could be chopped up and used as a sorting game.

By catline

Phonics Worksheets

Phonics Worksheets

These 3 tiered differentiated phonics worksheets address all the digraphs and trigraphs of sounds taught to the end of Stage 1. Notebooks for Set 3 and 4 are also provided. Please see the description of the individual resources for the digraphs and trigraphs covered.

By martinesmith81

oa phoneme real and alien words

oa phoneme real and alien words

Phonics practise for year 1 or reception. Originally made as a worksheet to add sound buttons but could be chopped up and used as a sorting game.

By catline

oy phoneme real and alien words

oy phoneme real and alien words

Phonics practise for year 1 or reception. Originally made as a worksheet to add sound buttons but could be chopped up and used as a sorting game.

By catline

ir phoneme real and alien words

ir phoneme real and alien words

Phonics practise for year 1 or reception. Originally made as a worksheet to add sound buttons but could be chopped up and used as a sorting game.

By catline

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Rhyming Sort

Rhyming Sort

Students will have fun sorting these cards into words that rhyme and words that do not rhyme. There are 24 cards. Each card has two pictures on it. Say the name of the picture and determine if it rhymes or not. Lay the card on the correct sorting mat. This could also be used at circle time on a pocket chart. Cards come with and without words.

By kindergartencouture

oi phoneme real and alien words

oi phoneme real and alien words

Phonics practise for year 1 or reception. Originally made as a worksheet to add sound buttons but could be chopped up and used as a sorting game.

By catline

or phoneme real and alien words

or phoneme real and alien words

Phonics practise for year 1 or reception. Originally made as a worksheet to add sound buttons but could be chopped up and used as a sorting game.

By catline

oo phoneme real and alien words

oo phoneme real and alien words

Phonics practise for year 1 or reception. Originally made as a worksheet to add sound buttons but could be chopped up and used as a sorting game.

By catline

ea phoneme real and alien words

ea phoneme real and alien words

Phonics practise for year 1 or reception. Originally made as a worksheet to add sound buttons but could be chopped up and used as a sorting game.

By catline

er phoneme real and alien words

er phoneme real and alien words

Phonics practise for year 1 or reception. Originally made as a worksheet to add sound buttons but could be chopped up and used as a sorting game.

By catline

ie phoneme real and alien words

ie phoneme real and alien words

Phonics practise for year 1 or reception. Originally made as a worksheet to add sound buttons but could be chopped up and used as a sorting game.

By catline

igh phoneme real and alien words

igh phoneme real and alien words

Phonics practise for year 1 or reception. Originally made as a worksheet to add sound buttons but could be chopped up and used as a sorting game.

By catline

sh phoneme real and alien words

sh phoneme real and alien words

Phonics practise for year 1 or reception. Originally made as a worksheet to add sound buttons but could be chopped up and used as a sorting game.

By catline