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  • Webber Phone-0 Webber Phone-0
    This phone amplifies the sound of the user's voice.
  • This fun-based game based on sunken treasure is designed to encourage children to blend sounds by slivering down the tentacles of an octopus combining beginning blends and word endings as you go.
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    This foam magnetic letters pack can be used with a magnetic board ( not supplied) to encourage children to make their own words. This set, for phase two of the 'Letters and Sounds' programme in school, can be used to help children segment and blend sounds into simple words. Once made they can practise writing their words on the board thus involving their motor memory for the words they have created.
  • Silly Songs for Phonology and Sound Awareness is a 367 page teaching resource created by Beverley Banker that pairs music, modelled on familiar childhood melodies, with phonological development. It includes 13 songs- each of which are phonologically loaded ( i.e. the focus of the lyrics and the songs is on a particular phoneme or sound) - presented on two CDs and 13 sets of illustrated songbooks and extended activities.
  • This handy pocketbook contains tried and tested games to help develop language skills in children. It also includes activities for motor and listening skills, sound production, sentence formulation and more. The activities can be used either in group settings or adapted for one-to-one sessions. They can be used with all ages from young children to adolescents.
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    This practical handbook will show you how to build engaging, effective phonics practice into your reading-writing programme.It contains lots of ready-to-use lessons, word lists, games and learning ideas. Deborah Ekkermeyer, Judy Hechtman and Sandra Ford Grove believe that reading poems aloud is a sure fire way of delighting and instructing young children. They have selected poems that link to specific alphabet letter sounds. Awareness of rhyme is encouraged and ideas for games are also included. Simple black and white pictures can be photocopied and cut out to make some of the games suggested.
  • This board game features a wacky-looking cartoon monster in the centre of a cave; the surrounding stepping stones make a pathway on which children race their baby-monster tokens. The game is a combination of a standard roll-the-dice board game and a Concentration-style card game. Roll the die, and move your monster ahead on the pathway. The players move ahead by playing 'memory', trying to find the colour coded word cards that start with the same letter as the words on the board.  
  • The Python path word ending game is an action-packed adventure in phonics. It includes a 12"x17" game board, four wild animal markers, four word ending dice and number die. For  2 - 4 players and ages 6-8 years. The aim is to encourage children to sliver along Python Path, tossing the word ending dice along the way in order to create words. Points are scored for the number of words made.
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    These multi-sensory  soft cubes can be use to play games with the letters and sounds introduced in phase three of  the 'Letters and Sounds' programme in schools. They are useful for promoting automatic recall of letter patterns. This particular set contains 36 letter combinations covering the trickier sounds. They can be used in many ways:
    • Matching the letter or grapheme to a picture
    • Making word with plastic letters that contain the grapheme rolled
    • Listening to aural cues to match the grapheme  rolled
    • Highlighting the grapheme they have rolled within a simple text.
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    These multi-sensory soft letter cubes are ideal for individuals or small groups of children progressing through the phases of learning letter sounds.  
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    Conversation cubes

    £12.00 £10.50
    This resource is an ideal tool to get children to talk to each other, promoting interaction within a group. These cubes are useful with those who are shy, anxious or have speech issues. They are good ice breakers  and also can be of use with children learning English as a second language
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    English from Rhymes

    £13.50 £12.15
    The author of this book, Viv Wheatley, emphasises the importance of rhyme and how rhymes can help children to develop listening skills. The book contains simple activities and games using popular traditional rhymes.
  • This very useful and comprehensive 254- page resource by John E Bryant, is a collection  of poems and activities that celebrates sounds. It provides educators with a powerful unique vehicle for enhancing phonological awareness, as well as speech, language and literacy skills in young learners ( ages 4- 8 years).
  • This fun deck trains students in identifying and producing rhyming words using the simulus of 28 pairs of photo cards. It is relevant for students aged 3 and upwards.
  • Working out with Listening-0 Working out with Listening-0
    This book contains 50 quick and easy to use 'workouts' that provide listening practice and reinforce listening and auditory processing skills. The three activities in this book include: recalling information, following directions, lstening for details and main idea.
  • Listening Skills - Key Stage 2-0 Listening Skills - Key Stage 2-0
    This book addresses the skills required at Key Stage 2.