Learning Activities and Games
Here are some useful learning links for all ages:
Sound Pronunciation Guide - Learn how to pronounce pure sounds from Set 1 Sounds through to Set 3 with 5 year-old Sylvie.
Dr Seuss - Fun activities and games linked to Dr Seuss
Teach your monster to read - Monster reading game!
Phonic play - Phonic Games we use in the classroom
BBC KS1 Maths - Maths games to explore.
Reading and Maths - top tips and activity ideas to help your child with reading and maths. (lots of great reading suggestions!)
Oxford Owl- Oxford Owl is packed with expert advice, top tips and activity ideas so you can help your child with reading and maths.
Key Stage 2 Games
BBC KS2 bitesize- Reading, writing and spelling and grammar skills can help you tell a story, share your ideas, write a letter and make sense of instructions.
Maths Problem solving- Games that will help children to reason mathematically, a vital skill if they are to learn to solve problems.
Parents may be interested to look at this Oxford University Press information on phonics. Note especially the Phonemes Pronunciation video, which is a guide for parents on how to pronounce the individual phonic sounds.
The PhonicsPlay website is another useful resource. From the home page, go to the children's section in Free PhonicsPlay. Particular games that the children have used in school include 'Picnic on Pluto', 'Pick a Picture' and 'Buried Treasure'. These provide great practice in blending sounds to make words and in noticing if they are real or fake.