Category: Alphabet Activity

Phase 1 Phonics Activities

What is Phonics? It can seem a bit daunting when you’re encouraged to help support your child with their phonics. Many of us weren’t taught to read and write using phonics ourselves and the first time we come across it may be when our children started at nursery […]

Best Modelling/Play Dough Resources

What are the best play dough/ modelling resources for young children? One of our favourite ways to practise fine motor skills is by squishing, squeezing and shaping. But with so many types of play dough and similar resources available it can be tricky to know which ones to […]

Forming Letters of The Alphabet with Flour

Wanting to get your child practising forming the letters of the alphabet in a fun, sensory way? We love practising forming the letters using sand… …but when the weathers cold- using flour in a tray can be a great indoor alternative. What do you need? A Tray/plate/shallow box […]

Review: Twoey Glo

It’s so important to help children to enjoy learning to write. In my experience, children are more likely to learn how to write earlier if they are self motivated. That is to say, if they want to have a go themselves rather being told to.  We were therefore […]

How to Teach the Alphabet

Learning the letters of the alphabet is a fundamental building block in learning to read and write. One of the first things to think about when introducing the alphabet is your child’s environment- does it support your child’s learning of abcs? Are books and any other resources that […]