Word building helps your child to hear each sounds in a word, link those sounds to the letters we use to represent them and to read the word back afterwards.
Sound swap with the initial code
Children often find it difficult to hear and correctly say similar sounding words such as "cap" and "clap". This activity helps build your child's confidence when swapping, adding or deleting sounds from words. This is an important skill for both their pronunciation, reading and spelling.
Word building with the extended code
This video shows the home learning sheets we send home in Years 1 & 2. The child in this video is rehearsing his knowledge of the different spellings of the /ai/ sound.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
Our cookies ensure you get the best experience on our website.
Please make your choice!
Some cookies are necessary in order to make this website function correctly. These are set
by default and whilst you can block or delete them by changing your browser settings, some
functionality such as being able to log in to the website will not work if you do this.
The necessary cookies set on this website are as follows:
A 'sessionid' token is required for logging in to the website and a 'crfstoken' token is
used to prevent cross site request forgery.
An 'alertDismissed' token is used to prevent certain alerts from re-appearing if they have
An 'awsUploads' object is used to facilitate file uploads.
to improve the website performance by capturing information such as browser and device
types. The data from this cookie is anonymised.
Cookies are used to help distinguish between humans and bots on contact forms on this
A cookie is used to store your cookie preferences for this website.
Cookies that are not necessary to make the website work, but which enable additional
functionality, can also be set. By default these cookies are disabled, but you can choose to
enable them below: