Useful Websites

Here are some useful website you can use at home to support with Early Reading and Phonics:

Bug Club- https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login

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

http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/ – Has lots of information, printable resources for
each of the Letters and Sounds phonic phases, and also links to games aligned with each
phase.

http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ParentsMenu.html – Offers a selection of interactive
games for all phonic phases. Mostly simple games.

www.ictgames.com/literacy.html – Has a great selection of games that link well with
games in Letters and Sounds.

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
– ‘Deep Sea Phonics’ 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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ksblMiliA8 – youtube video guide to
pronunciation of all sounds.

Useful Apps for tablets:

http://www.nessy.com/hairyletters/ – Useful app with interactive
activities which we use at school.

http://www.letterschool.com/ – a good app for practicing letter formation. You
can purchase the full version, or download the free version (LetterSchool Lite),
which contains all the features of the full version for a subset of letters and
numbers, at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/letterschool-lite/id481067676 .