Real or nonsense words or trash or treasure! You simply write letters on plastic cups (I, of course, used Red Solo Cups). I can easily switch any of the sounds out and my student can blend the new word. It works on real words and nonsense words
Screening check success in Year 1 (or - use Dojo monsters?
Practical Phonics Activities
Phonics # 1 "I Spy Game" Provide small tangible items that students can group together with like sounds. EX: ball and butterfly would fit with the B's. (be careful with items and confusion: Spiderman and Cinderella, like pictured, may confuse a child)
Read the word and sort it into the correct digraph pot.
Sorting words and pictures by their phase three phonics initial sound.
This activity encourages Kindergarten or first-grade students to use letter-sound correlations to build words using phonics. This would be a great center activity.
Easy egg flip game for teaching sight words. Seuss green eggs maybe adapt for letters/ sounds/rhyming words. (but I think I'll make the yolks green to go with Green Eggs and Ham)
Phonics Display Could use post its to use as a working wall.
Made my own blending line for my reception class today. They were very intrigued and hopefully it will encourage them to think about the sounds that make up words :)
Wonderful for grade center activity for small group. Phonics challenge based on Obb and Bob (phonics play). Was further differentiated with different coloured words for different groups of children.
Reading -Ring Around A Bottle - students toss the ring and say the word if they land on one (key words, phonic sounds)
Inspector Phonics (easy to adapt idea)
Sort the images by initial sounds, phonics, Read, Write Inc FEED OLAF- Idea for Christmas
Sorting Baskets Phonics Activity
Phonic Baskets Sorting Activity (from The Imagination Tree). Take a few boxes or baskets, write a letter on a piece of paper and gather many different items that begin with the letter. Have the student put the items in the corrected basket/ boxes.
Funky fingers and initial sound sorting
"EY FroTeachers can create this Phonics Activity - spell with the pebbles- a great way to attract children who have a hard time sitting in one place on a table and being a typical writer.
Hide a Pom Pom under a cup and guess which digraph it is under.
Your very own obb and bob from phonics play - choose the words/ purpose. The children can see the words/ post them in the bin mouths! Is it a real word or alien/silly word?