Spelling Skills_Preliminaries_Alphabet_Sounds Poster
Using art and craft to learn letter sounds - then playing one or both games below
 
This colourful and creative technique is suitable for children aged 4 through to adults.  Allow up to one hour for this lesson.  It can be used to learn letter sounds either in alphabetical order or by working just on problem letters.  You will receive by e-mail a one-page PDF to print which contains full instructions for this lesson.



 
 
Spelling Skills_Preliminaries_Alphabet_Wand Game
A fun activity for all ages to revise letter names and sounds
 
This lively game is suitable for children aged 4 through to adults.  Allow five minutes for this lesson.  The Wand Game is used to revise the sounds or the names of alphabet letters, especially after making a Sounds Poster (above).  You will receive by e-mail a one-page PDF to print which contains full instructions for this lesson.




 
 
Spelling Skills_Preliminaries_Alphabet_Jumping Game
A more physical game to revise letter names and sounds
 
This game is suitable for children aged 4 through to teenagers.  Allow ten minutes for this lesson.  The Jumping Game is a very physical and more active version of the Wand Game (above), using the whole body not just the arms.  You will receive by e-mail a one-page PDF to print which contains full instructions for this lesson.