Phonics for Parents Session 1
Classroom: Phonics for Parents
Phonics for Parents is a simple Phonics instructional guide for parents.
This is intended towards the parents to help them build a good reading platform for kids at home.
The use of these resources is strictly for personal use.
If you intend/plan to use it for commercial purposes, please send me an email – firstname.lastname@example.org
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Phonics for Parents Session 1 - Basic Concepts
Learn the Phonics basics in this session. The 26 letters in the English alphabet and their sounds. Also learn more about consonants and Vowels. Vowels are the power letters which make the principal sound for each syllable and are letters “a”, “e’, “i”, “o” and “u”. Other than these 5 letters, all other letters are consonants.
Please refer to the charts, videos and resources below to learn all about this session.
Session 1 Snapshot:
Session 1: Video
Session 1: Printable Resources
Phonics Basics Reference Guide – Download the Phonics Basics Reference Guide/Handbook.
This includes a Concepts chart on Phonics Basics – Letters and Sounds, Consonants and Vowels. The Reference handbook also has a letter guide for all the 26 letters in the alphabet.
Session 1: Creative and Fun Phonics Printables for Kids
Printable Activity Package 1: Consonant and Vowel Activities
Consonants and Vowels This is an activity package for children to differentiate between Consonants and Vowels. It includes a chart and 4 activities for the kids. There are 4 activities in this package
Activity 1 - Fish tank - is color coded to distinguish between vowels and consonants
Activity 2 - Colored Apples - is color coded to distinguish between vowels and consonants and additional information - Letter Y can be consonant or vowel
Activity 3 - Blocks Tower - no color coding clues to sort vowels and consonants
Activity 4 - Icecream scoops - associating it to ice cream cup and V shaped cone ... its sticky memory, and also introducing lower case sorting for vowels and consonants. *** When working with the kids, please follow the order in which the activities are listed.
Printable Activity Package 2, 3 and 4: Letters and Sounds Activities
These 3 activity packages are geared for children to identify the beginning sounds of the words. It’s a creative and fun package to introduce basic letter sounds to the kids. There are 3 activities for the kids – each activity has a printable for every letter – so 26 printables in each package.
Activity 1 – Tic Tac Toe – This is a fun game of Crosses and Circles ( X and O), where you circle the images that matches the letter sound and cross the one’s that do not match. Each page has 9 images – 5 match, and 4 don’t. This is a fun and simple Vitamin Simple Concept, and has been compiled for a free use with the help of Vitamin Simple Super Mom volunteers – Anjali Dharod and Pratibha Nair.
Activity 2 – Treasure Chest – In this activity, fill up the treasure chest with images that match the letter sound. Trace a line from the matching image to the treasure chest. Each page has 6 images – 4 match, and 2 don’t. This is a fun and simple Vitamin Simple Concept, and has been compiled for a free use with the help of Vitamin Simple Super Mom volunteers – Anjali Dharod and Julie Thakkar.
Activity 3 – Cool Cars: Parking or No Parking – Fun and Cool Word cars, if they match the letter sound, you park the cars in the Parking space, else park them in a no parking space.his is a fun and simple Vitamin Simple Concept, and has been compiled for a free use with the help of Vitamin Simple Super Mom volunteers – Sapna Lokesh and Trupti Raval.