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Miss Armstrong's Reception Resources

I am a primary school teacher and I specialise in teaching Early Years. I love teaching children their phonics and how to read and write. This is a hugely important skill. Many of my resources will help your children learn their important sounds.

I am a primary school teacher and I specialise in teaching Early Years. I love teaching children their phonics and how to read and write. This is a hugely important skill. Many of my resources will help your children learn their important sounds.
Handwriting Scheme (non-cursive)
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Handwriting Scheme (non-cursive)

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Teach your class/child at home how to form all their letters correctly, in Reception or Year 1. This resource includes: Handwriting practise sheets for all letters. These sheets show children where to start their pencil when forming letters and which direction to write their letters in. A 14 session handwriting plan to teach children how to form all their letters correctly. This plan can be adapted/edited to fit your schools formatting. Teaching children following this handwriting scheme really does work! I use this and other teachers are always astonished by how beautiful my classes handwriting is. What’s more, my classes always love their handwriting sessions. I would be really grateful if you could leave a review so I can find out how you get on and can also improve my resource :) thank you.
Handwriting Practice Sheet for Letters c, a and o (curly caterpillar letters)
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Handwriting Practice Sheet for Letters c, a and o (curly caterpillar letters)

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Use this handwriting practise sheet to teach your children how to correctly form the important curly caterpillar letters - c, a and o. Learning to form these letters correctly is fundamental to learning how to form the rest of the alphabet correctly. Children need to start all these letters at the top of their letter, on the red dot and follow the arrow. This sheet contains practise going over correctly formed letters. It also contains lines so children can have a go at forming these letters themselves. I’d be really grateful for a review if you use my resource, thank you :)
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘air’ in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘air’ in Phase 3

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the 'air’ sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel trigraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘air’ sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it. I’d be really grateful for a review if you use my resource, thank you :)
Handwriting Practice Sheet - d and g (curly caterpillar letters)
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Handwriting Practice Sheet - d and g (curly caterpillar letters)

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Use this handwriting practise sheet to teach your children how to correctly form the important curly caterpillar letters – d and g. Children need to start these letter by doing a c, starting on the red dot and following the arrow. This sheet contains practise going over correctly formed letters. It also contains lines so children can have a go at forming these letters themselves. I’d be really grateful for a review if you use my resource, thank you :)
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ur’ in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ur’ in Phase 3

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the 'ur’ sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel digraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘ur’ sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it.
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘oo’ (long) in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘oo’ (long) in Phase 3

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the 'oo’ (long) sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel digraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘oo’ (long) sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it.
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ear’ in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ear’ in Phase 3

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the 'ear’ sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel trigraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘ear’ sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it.
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ar’ in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ar’ in Phase 3

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the 'ar’ sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel digraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘ar’ sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it.
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ure’ in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ure’ in Phase 3

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the 'ure’ sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel trigraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘ure’ sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it.
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘oi’ in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘oi’ in Phase 3

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the 'oi’ sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel digraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘oi’ sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it.
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ow’ in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ow’ in Phase 3

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the 'ow’ sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel digraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘ow’ sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it.
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘or’ in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘or’ in Phase 3

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This 6-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the 'or’ sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel digraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘or’ sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it.
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ai’ in Phase 3.
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ai’ in Phase 3.

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the ‘ai’ sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel digraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘ai’ sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it.
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘er’ in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘er’ in Phase 3

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the 'er’ sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel digraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘er’ sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it.
Phonics resources to teach children all the Phase 3 Vowel Digraphs/Trigraphs
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Phonics resources to teach children all the Phase 3 Vowel Digraphs/Trigraphs

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This contains 5 or 6-page resources to teach each of the Vowel Digraph or Trigraph sounds in Phase 3. These are: ai, ee, igh, oa, oo (short), oo (long), ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er. Each resource will help children to become confident in remembering and using these sounds in their reading and their writing. Use this resource to teach your child/children the sounds or as a practise.
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘oa’ in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘oa’ in Phase 3

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the 'oa’ sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel digraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘oa’ sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it. Excellent resource for extra support or homework to learn the ‘oa’ sound. I’d be really grateful for a review if you use my resource, thank you :)
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘oo’ (short) in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘oo’ (short) in Phase 3

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the 'oo’ (short) sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel digraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘oo’ (short) sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it.
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ee’ in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘ee’ in Phase 3

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the ‘ee’ sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel digraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘ee’ sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it.
Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘igh’ in Phase 3
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Phonics resource to teach children the sound ‘igh’ in Phase 3

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This 5-page resource contains plenty of practise reading and writing different words with the ‘igh’ sound in them, as well as a sound search. This will help children become confident in remembering and using this important vowel trigraph, Phase 3 sound. Use this resource to help teach your child/children the ‘igh’ sound or as a practise if they are struggling to remember it.