Helping Your Child to Read and Write Words with 2-5 Sounds, Containing Consonant Clusters

Lesley's Activities:

Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Georgie's Gym: Oral Blending

Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Georgie's Gym: Oral Blending

13th January 2021
CHILDREN SHOULD BE SUPERVISED BY AN ADULT WHILST DOING THIS ACTIVITY. In this activity children are exercising in 'Georgie's Gym'. They have to listen to 4 sounds, blend them together and do what the word tells them.
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Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Stepping Stones

Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Stepping Stones

13th January 2021
You can download 15 versions of these Stepping Stones games for phases 4 & 5 from the website gold treasure chest here: https://www.lesleyclarkesyntheticph... In this activity children have to read the alien words on the stepping stones correctly to enable the hippo to cross the river safely.
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Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Scavenger Hunt

Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Scavenger Hunt

13th January 2021
CHILDREN SHOULD BE SUPERVISED BY AN ADULT WHILST DOING THIS ACTIVITY. Download 4 sets of Phase 4 Scavenger Hunt cards from the website gold treasure chest here: https://www.lesleyclarkesyntheticph... In this activity children have to read each word and find the corresponding object.
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Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Spin The Word

Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Spin The Word

13th January 2021
In this activity the wheel is spun, the children read the word and decide if it is real or not real.
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Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Disgusting Tea: Blending

Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Disgusting Tea: Blending

13th January 2021
In this activity children have to blend words and work out what is floating in the cup of disgusting tea.
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Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Silly Questions

Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Silly Questions

13th January 2021
Download Silly Questions boards from the website gold treasure chest here: https://www.lesleyclarkesyntheticph... In this activity children have to read each question and decide if the answer is yes/no.
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Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Choosing 3 Right Answers

Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Choosing 3 Right Answers

13th January 2021
Download other Phase 4 'Choosing 3 Right Answers' from the website gold treasure chest here: https://www.lesleyclarkesyntheticph... In this activity children have to select 3 right answers from a set of 4 by blending and reading the words.
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Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Kitchen Floor Phoneme Frame Part 3

Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Kitchen Floor Phoneme Frame Part 3

13th January 2021
In this activity the kitchen floor is used as a 'phoneme frame' to spell words. The last 2 graphemes are given and the children have to select the first 2 graphemes to complete the words.
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Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Kitchen Floor Phoneme Frame Part 2

Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Kitchen Floor Phoneme Frame Part 2

13th January 2021
In this activity the kitchen floor is used as a 'phoneme frame' to spell words. The last 2 letters are given and the children have to select the first 2 graphemes to complete the words.
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Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Kitchen Floor Phoneme Frame Part 1

Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Kitchen Floor Phoneme Frame Part 1

13th January 2021
In this activity the kitchen floor is used as a 'phoneme frame' to spell words. The first 2 letters are given and the children have to select the final 2 graphemes to complete the words.
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Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Magnetic Letter Spelling

Letters and Sounds Phase 4: Magnetic Letter Spelling

13th January 2021
In this activity children spell words with 3 sounds and then add extra letters to make new words with 4 sounds.
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Activities on Other Websites:

Buried Treasure (Reading)

buried treasure

Free printable golden coin, dustbin and treasure chest for playing Buried Treasure. Laminate the coins, write a word on each containing a grapheme your child needs to practise (some should be real words and some nonsense). Bury them in the garden/sand pit etc. When your child pulls one out, get him/her to sound out and read the word. If it's a real word, he/she puts it on the treasure box and if it's nonsense, puts it on the dustbin.

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Below is a link to an interactive version of the Buried Treasure activity. Click on 'next', then Phase 4, then click on one of the yellow buttons (Sets 1-7 contain easier graphemes. Those with digraphs are more difficult). Ensure that your child sounds out and reads each word, rather than just dragging the words to the bin/treasure chest to see what happens!

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Dragon's Den (Reading)

dragons den

An interactive game in which you have to feed eggs with real words to one dragon and eggs with nonsense words to the other dragon. Click on 'next', then Phase 4, then click on one of the yellow buttons (Sets 1-7 contain easier graphemes. Those with digraphs are more difficult). Ensure that your child sounds out and reads each word, rather than just dragging the words to a dragon to see what happens!

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Click below to download free printable egg, red dragon and green dragon from the above interactive game. Laminate the eggs, write a word containing containing a grapheme your child needs to practise on each (some should be real words and some nonsense). Hide them around the room/garden. When your child finds one, get him/her to sound out and read the word. If it's a real word, he/she puts it on the green dragon and if it's nonsense, puts it on the red one.

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Picnic on Pluto (Reading)

picnic on pluto

An interactive game in which you have to feed snacks to 2 alien brothers. One alien likes to eat snacks with real words on them and the other likes to eat snacks with nonsense words on them. Click on 'next', then Phase 4, then click on one of the yellow buttons (Sets 1-7 contain easier graphemes. Those with digraphs are more difficult). Ensure that your child sounds out and reads each word, rather than just dragging the words to an alien to see what happens!

Play

Click below to download free printable snack and the 2 aliens from the above interactive game. Laminate the snacks, write a word on each containing containing a grapheme your child needs to practise(some should be real words and some nonsense). Hide them around the room/garden. When your child finds one, get him/her to sound out and read the word. If it's a real word, he/she puts it on Bob and if it's nonsense, puts it on Obb. .

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Sentence Substitution (Reading)

animal bingo

Get your child to read the sentence on the screen (sounding out any words he/she needs to). Your or he/she can select one of the word cards along the bottom of the screen and lie it over one of the existing words in the sentence. Get your child to read the new sentence. You can have some fun making up silly sentences!

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Letters and Sounds Bingo

letters and sounds bingoFrom ictgames.com. Click on the green '4' tab and select the types of words you want to include in the game (easiest ones at the top of the list and more difficult ones at the bottom). Follow the instructions at the bottom of the screen. Get your child to sound out and read the word on the screen before everyone looks for it on their boards.

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Magnetic Letters

magnetic letters

A whiteboard with letters of the alphabet along the bottom. Call out a word containing a grapheme your child needs to practise), get your child to break down (orally segment) the sounds on his/her fingers. Then he/she clicks on the corresponding letters to make the word appear on the whiteboard. Get him/her to sound out and read the word written to check it is correct and amend if necessary.

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