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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 Practise Sheets - Ladder Letters - t, l, i, u, y, j
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Handwriting Practise Sheets - Ladder Letters - t, l, i, u, y, j

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Use these handwriting practise sheets to teach your children how to correctly form the important ladder letters. Children need to start these letter at the top and go down in a straight line by 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 :)
Handwriting Practise Sheets - Curly Caterpillar Letters - c, a, o, d, g, s, e, f, q
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Handwriting Practise Sheets - Curly Caterpillar Letters - c, a, o, d, g, s, e, f, q

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Use these handwriting practise sheets to teach your children how to correctly form the important curly caterpillar letters. 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.
Handwriting Practise Sheets - One Armed Robot Letters - p, r, n, m, h, b, k
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Handwriting Practise Sheets - One Armed Robot Letters - p, r, n, m, h, b, k

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Use these handwriting practise sheets to teach your children how to correctly form the important one armed robot letters. Children need to start these letters at the top, go straight down and then back up to draw the arm. They start 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.
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 Practise Sheets - Zigzag Monster Letters - v, w, x, z
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Handwriting Practise Sheets - Zigzag Monster Letters - v, w, x, z

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Use these handwriting practise sheets to teach your children how to correctly form the important zigzag monster letters. Children need practise moving their pencil down in a slant to master these letters. They start on the red dot and following the arrow down. 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 ‘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 ‘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.
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 ‘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 ‘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 ‘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 ‘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 ‘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 ‘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 ‘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 ‘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.
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 ‘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 :)
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.