• This is an exciting  fun-based game for  children to help them learn letters and sounds. It comes in the format of a board game with little creatures to move around the board. Each player has a home base for all their bugs.There are four bugs for each home base in different colours.  
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    This fun deck aims to improve learners' listening and phonemic awareness skills with these 53 delightfully illustrated cards (38 short vowels and 15 long vowels). It also includes content cards and ideas for games.
  • 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.
  • This little bag of phonic cubes, created by Sue Palmer, contains 40 colour coded cubes (consonants, short vowels, main long vowels and key consonant digraphs). Teacher's notes are included in the bag with ideas on the use of these cubes.
  • Castanets-0 Castanets-0
    These castanets are useful for counting and for segmenting words at the syllable or phoneme level.
  • Stepping Stones to learning  have produced this first pre-reading game to help develop children's thyme awareness. This pack contains five unique rhyming games that challenge different skill levels. It
    • Develops rhyming which is an important pre-reading skill
    • Uses a  multi-sensory approach and targets different skill levels
    • Is hands-on, self correcting
    • Increases vocabulary
    • Enhances problem solving
    • Encourages fine motor skills
    • Requires no reading
    • Is for 1 -4 players
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    Edited by Nata Goulandris, this book presents current research into dyslexia in non-English languages including alphabetic languages such as Afrikaans, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Norwegian and Polish, and logographic scripts such as Chinese and Japanese. In addition one chapter considers the problems children encounter when reading braille.
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    English from Rhymes

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    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.
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    This pack of foam magnetic letters can be used with a magnetic board (not supplied) to encourage children to make their own words. This set covers all the sounds covered in phase five of the 'Letters and Sounds' programme in school,
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    This pack of foam magnetic letters can be used with a magnetic board  (not supplied) to encourage children to make their own words. This set contains all the sounds covered in phase three of the 'Letters and Sounds' programme in school,
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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.
  • I Can Rhyme-0 I Can Rhyme-0
    The subtitle to this book is 'Games to support the teaching of phonological awareness'. It contains photocopiable masters for each activity. The concepts covered are based on the recognition of onset and rhyme.
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    Learning Through Phonics-0 Learning Through Phonics-0
    This is the fourth book in the series Literacy Play for the Early Years. Collette Drifte uses fiction, non-fiction and poetry texts as well as phonics as a base to help young children in the early years develop their literacy skills. To help practitioners save time in planning and organisation, the materials needed and preparation required for each session are described in detail. the activities have been designed to cater for different achievement levels, and can be adapted or added to, according to the needs of individual children. A CD is included with this book.
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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.  
  • The kit contains 135 magnetic tiles and a magnetic board for storage. The reinforced magnetic tri-fold play board folds out to 22" x 11" and is covered n a clear vinyl to make clean up easy. The heavy duty storage case helps prevent loss of pieces. This set includes:
    • Magnetically Receptice Tri-Fold organiser
    • 56 Beginning Word Magnets ( Onsets)
    • 82- Ending word Magnets ( rimes)
    • One reusable Storage case
    The kit also includes ideas on how to use the tiles and various game ideas.