Fun with Phonics at Home!
A child’s ‘reading journey’ begins with ‘learning to read’ and moves on into ‘reading to learn’.
Having fun with phonics will encourage your child want to learn and see learning to read as an enjoyable and positive life long experience. Below are some website with information and activities for you to share at home.
Phonics Play http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/
This website has lots of excellent games to play with your children. By clicking on the 'parents' section, you will find lots more information on helping your child at home.
Communication 4 All http://www.communication4all.co.uk/http/PhonicsWeb.htm
This site has lots of visual, bright resources and games to play. There is an ‘Interactive Phonic Presentation with Songs’ – this is found by scrolling to the bottom of the webpage. This is a selection of Jolly Phonics songs that your children can sing along with.
Family Learning - Phonics http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/index.shtml
This website has a variety of games to access with your children at home.
Phonics with Mr Thorne! http://mrthorne.com/
Mr Thorne was a teacher who came up with a fantastic idea of uploading his videos of Phonics teaching onto the Internet. His website is full of videos for all of the Phases and they are ideal to share with your children.