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If you are a parent or carer, we hope you will find the many web links below useful.

Useful Phonics Websites for Parents

 

http://bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/phonics/play/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saF3-f0XWAY

 

http://www.ictgames.com/forestPhonics/forestPhonicsOnline/index.html

 

http://www.ictgames.com/soundButtons/index.html

 

http://mrthorne.com/home/phonics/letters-and-sounds/

 

http://www.ictgames.com/blendingBingo.html

 

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/question/index/3

 

http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ParentsMenu.htm

a selection of interactive games for all phonic phases. Mostly simple games.

 

www.ictgames.com/literacy.html

a great selection of games that link well with games in Letters and Sounds.

 

http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/

printable resources for each of the Letters and Sounds phonic phases, also links to games aligned with each phase.

 

http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/ngfl/ngfl-flash/alphabet-eng/alphabet.htm

Letter names come up in alphabetical order

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/index.shtml

Activities for all phases

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks1bitesize/literacy/phonics/index.shtml

Phonic game with choice of difficulty (some HFWs, some vowel blends, very varied)

 

http://www.bigbrownbear.co.uk/magneticletters/

Make any words with this useful game.

  

http://www.phonicsinternational.com/hear_the_sounds/hear_the_sounds_1.htm

Useful page which demonstrates pronunciation of all sounds

 

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