Swat the flies. Your child learns a group of sounds and matches the sound with a letter.
Which tree does the ghost live in? Your child learns to blend (or glue) these sounds together to read unknown words.
Help Geoffrey the Giraffe eat his ice-cream. Next your child is taught to listen for the sounds in a word and to identify the letter associated with it – spelling!
Help the witch make a magic potion. Camera/tricky words, such as ‘the’ and ‘was’ are harder to read but are essential because they occur so often in children’s books and writing.
Slime the sleeping babysitter with the Jelly. Next, your child learns to spell these tricky words so they can move onto writing sentences.
Help herd the cows. We put all these skills together to read sentences and stories; growing your child’s confidence for a love of reading!