Please find enclosed some resources to help your child become secure at reading phase 3 and 4 phonic sounds and words. Even if your child knows most of the sounds it’s still a good idea to practice over the holidays, especially the alien words.
Home reading leaflet - year 1 (Word 2007 File) - Advice and strategies to help your child with their reading at home.
3dShapes (PowerPoint File) - Practise naming and identifying the properties of 3D shapes with your child.
Talk For Writing - Parent Pamphlet (Publisher File)
Magic Key Adventures - Lots of fun and games while learning about words and writing
Chinese Butterfly story - This is a story that the children have studied as part of their 'Stories from other cultures' unit. This is a beautifully animated version that is interactive - the children loved it so much I thought that they would like to be able to access it at home.
Los Animales - A song to help the children learn the names of animals in Spanish and the noises that represent them. We have been using this in class. Ask you child to show the actions we made up for each animal!
Los Colores - Click on 'Labelling colours in Spanish' Brief matching gaem to learn the names and spellings of colours in Spanish.