The importance of literacy and phonics is crucial for our little ones. It is the stepping stone for them to learn how to form words, the sounds words make, and then move on to the reading stage. Which is where the foundation of learning phonics can all be put into practice and develop a love of reading.
What is phonics?
Phonics is the beginning stage of a kids reading journey. When kids learn phonics they are basically learning to sound out the words in order to make it easier for them to be able to read in the future. By learning phonics kids can study the sounds that the words make and also learn the sounds that differentiate one word from another word. All in all phonics is a great approach for children in early years and pre-school to begin their reading journey.
- Some of the most popular phonics posts on our site will help you and your kids, so take a look.
- Free phonics flash cards for children, and,
- B on Your Thumb kids activities, just to name a couple.
Once your kids know how to read you can move on to so many of the wonderful kids reading activities that we have on the site.
Literacy activities for kids
Here are a few starting points;
- Check out these lovely Little Wordsmith literacy worksheets, or,
- What about having some fun with the LEGO building challenge that helps kids practice their letters, or maybe,
- Our emergent reader worksheets will give the kids a head start?
We believe in encouraging your kids to read through every step of the way, and we know you do too! So why not reward them with one of our reading certificates or our literacy certificates? We also have a set of bronze, silver, and gold reading certificates that is perfect for the classroom setting.
Enjoy our free literacy and phonics activities and do let us know your favourites by commenting on our posts!
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