Bringing Out The Best In Every Child
Read a book daily
Reading Practice site using books that we use in school
Initial Sound games
Play ‘I spy something beginning with the sound….’
Match objects to a letter card.
Watch “Geraldine the Giraffe” on YouTube.
(See orange list book for the phonemes we have covered so far)
How many things can you find around your house featuring each phoneme?
Practise name writing daily.
Practise forming numbers and letters correctly.
Remember the special starting places for each one.
Look for rhyming pairs in stories
Play: Washing line Rhyme
(Phase 2 games)
Watch “Tricky Word Songs” on YouTube
(Phases 2) and practise writing them!
Use beads, counters, socks, pencils
(or anything else you can find!) to count.
Play counting & matching games on Topmarks.
Singing number songs
Youtube: Zero Zero Super Hero
5 Little ducks went swimming one day (please encourage your child to use their fingers as they count up and down to 10)
Learn 2D and 3D shape names.
Sing shape songs from Youtube: Singing Walrus and Shape song 2. Look around your house for shapes in the environment.
Draw pictures of things they like to do, people they know and animals. Practise cutting and sticking.
Useful educational free sites
Oak National Academy