Four in a row - Word families. Instructions: For two players, select up to 18 words each of either red or blue circled words.
The players take it in turns to read the word before the circle is placed on the grid. The aim is to get four of your words in a row to win. The words must be put in the lowest available place. The first person to get four in a row wins the game. To help students with their phonics, spelling, reading, writing rhyming poems etc.
Domino sequence cards - upper and lower case letters. Match the dominoes correctly with the upper and lower case letter. Use them either in a group situation or with an individual student. Time them as they become more confident and ask them to try and beat their previous time. Could be used in a tuff tray, activity area etc.
Phoneme/Grapheme sheet plus phoneme frames - All Phase 3 sounds. To help students recognise the sound and hear them in words. Students practise writing the grapheme and then use the phoneme frames to work out how to spell the word that corresponds to the picture. They then write the word properly underneath and then possibly a sentence with that word in to finish.
Phase 3 words - fireworks and cityscape. For students to practise reading Phase 3 words while making a firework picture. Fasten the fireworks with either blu tack or velcro if used vertically on a board or wall. Could be used outside if laminated.
Phase 4 words - fireworks and cityscape. For students to practise reading Phase 4 words while making a firework picture. Fasten the fireworks with either blu tack or velcro if used vertically on a board or wall. Could be used outside if laminated.
CVC words - caterpillar spelling practise activity. Link the chains together in the correct order to make a CVC word caterpillar. Black and white version included for students to colour in themselves. Four words used from the same word family, 20 words altogether.
CVC words game -Santa’s sleigh and presents. For students to practise reading CVC words while helping Santa. Help Santa to load the correct presents. The elves have used a code to help Santa. All the presents from the same word family are going
to one house. Fasten the presents with either blu tack or velcro if used vertically on a board or wall. Could be used outside if laminated. Instruction card for the game for a display/table top is included.
Letters and Sounds Phase 2 caption ordering activity worksheet. Instructions for use: Cut off the caption strip at the bottom of the page, read it and then cut it up into separate boxes/words. Mix them up and then order them correctly. Glue/write this into the blank boxes in the correct order and then write out the whole caption underneath. Four individual pages with either: ‘go to the top of the hill’, ‘I can huff and puff’, ‘get off the bus’ or ‘a hug and a kiss’ on it.
Likely to need a good luck card? Keep this for emergencies or for that personal touch from your workplace. For classes or a group of people to write personalised messages. Either fasten the pages together or glue onto a piece of folded card. Decorate between the messages by drawing on musical notes or cut out the ones provided.
CVC and Phase 4 words - flower pot and flowers. Use plastic letters for the students to choose from for the blank flower on each card. The students can then practise writing each word, after making it, on the handwriting guide lines. The cards can be used again if laminated and a dry wipe pen used. Black and white version of each colour card included. Suitable for helping to teach word families or alien words. Could be used to find rhyming words for poems. To help students with their phonics, spelling, reading, writing rhyming poems etc.
Phase 3 phonics sheets with phoneme boxes. Start with students writing out the grapheme then including it in words. After this, the students can put the words into sentences, blending and segmenting as they go!
Caption ordering and phoneme frames - All Phase 3 sounds. Students cut off the sentence strip at the bottom of the paper and then cut it up into words as they say the sentence. They then mix up the sentence and order it again into the boxes at the top of the sheet, check it and glue them on. They then look at the words and segment each one into the phoneme boxes before then blending them again and writing the sentence out onto the lines provided. Red dotted boxes are for tricky words that can not be phonetically spelt.
Contraction apostrophe - buckets and spades matching. Contraction matching for ‘I will’, ‘I am’, 'I had, ‘I have’, ‘you will’, ‘you are’ and ‘you had’. Could be used for a tuff tray, activity area etc.
CVC words - initial sound. Help the aliens find the initial sounds for each word, students need to think about the initial sound for the word that goes with the picture. If laminated, the students can write with a dry wipe pen onto it and then it can be rubbed off and re-used. Could be used in a tuff tray, activity area etc.
Self check phonics flashcards - alphabet sounds with pictures. For students to use in school or at home to practise identifying letter sounds. These self check flashcards mean that children can practise on their own or with an adult helping them. Could be used in a tuff tray, activity area etc. Just cut out, fold in half, glue and then laminate for durability.
Reward counting chart - Eggs and basket. Cut out the eggs and laminate them plus the basket scene for durability. Get the students to earn their eggs and collect them in their basket. Fasten the eggs with either blu tack or velcro. How many can they collect in a day/week? Can they earn, for example, 6 eggs and then get a special treat? Remove eggs from the chart for behaviour that is not desirable and they can earn them back for good behaviour. Or, use this chart for counting, adding or taking away. Write numbers and operations on them or letter sounds to make words.