Letters and Sounds
Play quickwrite using sounds (choose phase 2 or phase 3 sounds to focus on).
Make sure both grown-up and child can see the sounds on sound mat – grown-up says a sound and the child writes it as quickly as they can. You can do this however you like – chalk outside on the ground, using playdough to form the sound, using paint, writing on a whiteboard or paper.
Below are some videos that show correct pronunciation of all sounds for example Mm is pronounced mmmm:
Share the story of the very hungry caterpillar.
There is a link below if you don’t have the story:
Can you make a repeating pattern with the fruit from the fruit bowl, or the biscuits in the biscuit tin?
Try this one: ‘banana, banana, grape, grape’ or ‘apple, pear, orange, apple, pear, orange’. What comes next?
How many more can you make?
This week I would like you to share a story over several days. Choose a longer story such as Winne the Pooh by A.A Milne or a story by Roald Dahl. Sharing a little bit each day and talking about what happened in the story the previous day will help memory and attention.
Audible for kids has audio books which children can listen to for free: