From phonics, phonemes and graphemes there's plenty here to support the foundation of all things English language based. Great literacy resources for the foundation stage.
Hear the letter sounds, names and see the letters being formed. An excellent website.
The Swan story, In the Autumn, Sebastian's Waddle, Pond web, Sebastian's Rhyme, Guess Who and the Lost Cygnet are the stories that you can choose from this magical collection.
Books to download include; Information Around Us, Muddy Time, Bluebell Time, Harvest Time, Where Do Hedgehogs Go?, Little Red Engine and Little Red Engine - narrated.
Click through the index to find stories and support for the following; Blue Cow Goes to the Olympic Games, Dick Whittington 1002 Arabian Nights, Balamory Weather Story,Don't Wake the Baby, Beauty and the Beast, The Cat and the Mouse, The Enormous Turnip, The Billy Goats Gruff, Cinderella, , Goodnight Song, Growing Up, It's Not Fair, The Flower Fairy Story, Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Fox and the Crocodile, The Frog Prince, Jingle Jungle Monkey, Georgina the Giraffe, I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed, The Gingerbread Man, I Want to Play Music Too, The Kicking Bird, No Place Like Home, A Midsummer Night's Dream, One Colour Day, The King of the Birds, Our House, The Lion and the Mouse, The Moon and the Rabbit, The Painted Jackal, The Shop of Colours, The Three Bears, The Painting Elves, The Three Bears and the New Baby, Sinbad, The Three Little Pigs, Sleeping Beauty, Princess Long Ago, Snow White, Rapunzel, Starship Tweenies, The Sun and the Wind, Tommy Zoom & the Litter Trail, Rumplestiltskin, Super Baby, Tweenies Seaside Safety Story, The Ugly Duckling, Where's My Hat? The White Elephant, Woolly the Super Sheep, We Close Our Eyes, Wishing Upon a Star.
Stories include; Emily Elizabeth goes to school, Here Clifford, Clifford's big dig and Where is Emily? Activities include; Concentration, sound match, letter match and make a word. This will support phonics - spoken with an American accent.
Match up the picture to the word - for example a box is show - children are given the option of "box, bed and cat"
Create cvc words and also make a given word using onset and rhyme. Styled like a fruit machine - this is fairly addictive (if you're 5 years old of course).
Create by painting, your very own gingerbread man. What a shame you can't eat it after all that hard work!
Images of objects that end in l, ch, sh etc. A great resource to promote discussion.
Looking slightly aged now, this drop down menu quiz will test if they know what letter comes at the end of words like cot. They have multiple choices.
Demonstrates how to form each letter. This only works in Internet explorer - can the screen re-sizes - which all seems a little dated. But even so - we put up with it because it's a great resource.
Walk the plank and guess the letters in a mysterious word. Like a hangman style game - this version gives you multiple choices of the mystery word.
A very simple game which you could use as a continuous provision activity with adult support. Great for the foundation stage.
Paint and drag the characters onto the scene. Super.
Click on the cat - for example - and the letter "C" is displayed. Great.
The last thing you'd want to do if you stumbled across a group of hungry bears in the woods is to stick labels on them, but that's exactly what you can do with this great resource.
This little game encourages children to learn the names of letters.
Create letter cards and move them around the page. Seriously open ended. You'll never have to ask the children to find the lost "b" out of the pack of cards again. Joy.
Click on the letter charts on the wall, lots of fun activities to develop mouse control and experience the names and sounds of letters.
Designed to supplement the UK Government?s Letters and Sounds (Phase One) ?Teeny Reading Seeds? provides the perfect springboard from which to get children up and started with literacy skills before they start mainstream education. Includes super pdf for letter displays and games. Suitable for teaching phonics at KS2 and KS1 also.
You are given an alphabet and (lower case option) click on the letters to hear the sounds. The phonics are based on a southern accent - so watch out when using this resource north of watford gap.
Matching and memory games are all here at the Dr Seuss website.
Select the middle letter sound from a list. Good quiz for phonics work.
This generator produces pre-writing and early writing support sheets. Learners must over-write and copy a number of shapes and line patterns.
Add words or phonemes to the tree - useful because you type in the words which are appropriate to your lesson.
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