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Letter Formation

This site has excellent animations which provide a good model for learners starting to write letters. They indicate the starting points and proper strokes required. Works well on an interactive whiteboard.

Pupils
3-7 year olds
Phase 2 Phonics

The 16 Learner Guides support children learning Phase 2 of the Letters and Sounds phonics programme. The fun videos help children to see letter sounds in words. It supports correct letter formation too.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
4-6 year olds
Today's Number (to 20)

Our Today's Number game can help early years children to learn the numbers to 20 in a fun way. The various activities help with number formation, recognition, ordering and counting.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
3-5 year olds
Find Beginning Letters with Words and Pictures

Di is an artist who paints phrases. Help her paint three pictures by matching words that begin with the same two consonants. Select two words that begin with the same letter pattern, such as 'sheep' and 'shoe'.

Pupils
5-7 year olds
Guided Reading and Reading Games with Roy the Zebra

A wonderful guided reading story with accompanying printable worksheets and guided reading discussion sheets. There are 80 interactive literacy games, stories and songs for use in school or at home. Well worth a look!

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
5-7 year olds
Phonics Bloom

Phonics Bloom create interactive online phonics games to help teach children the relationship between letters and sounds and develop the skills needed to read and write.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
3-7 year olds
Sky Writer

A handwriting demonstration tool which demonstrates correct letter formation. It works well as a whole class activity on an interactive whiteboard or in a group situation on a tablet. It includes a cursive writing option.

Teachers, Pupils
4-7 year olds
Phoneme Pop

Based on 'Letters and Sounds' this game supports phoneme - grapheme correspondence. Great if your child is learning his or her letter sounds.

Pupils
3-7 year olds
Balloon Phonics

Balloon Phonics is a game which focuses on three letter words (cvc). There are three game modes: Initial sounds, Middle sounds and End sounds. Appropriate for Phase 2 Letters and Sounds.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
4-6 year olds
Sound Sayer

A teaching tool to support whole-class or small groups with phonics teaching. It can support parents too when they are helping their child with reading at home.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
5-7 year olds
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