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Phonics- Learning about Sounds

Sound of the Week

This week, we are going to think about the sound

n

Watch the video below to hear how to say the sound and learn the Jolly Phonics action to match it.

Jolly Phonics n

Now watch the slide show below.

All the objects start with the sound 'n'.

Can you say what they are and hear the 'n' sound at the beginning of the word?

Can you spot any objects that begin with 'n' around your house, or when you are out and about?

Can you see the letter shape 'n' in books or on labels or signs?

Rhyme of the Week.

This week's rhyme is

Hey Diddle Diddle.

Click below to listen to a couple of different versions, then have a go at singing along.

 

CBeebies: Something Special - Hey Diddle Diddle - Nursery Rhyme

Hey Diddle Diddle Nursery Rhyme

Do you know what a 'fiddle' is?

It is another name for a violin, an instrument with strings that you play with a bow.

Watch the video below to hear some beautiful music being payed on the 'fiddle' or 'violin'.

 

Kid Violinist Karolina Brightens Up the Stage with 'Sunflower'

I-Spy Game.

Look at these photographs of different farm animals.

Do you know what they all are?

 

Now ask your grown-up to help you play the I-Spy Game.

Ask them to say 'I Spy an animal starting with 'p' '

Can you say which animal this is?

 

Grown-ups- if the children get good at this game, you could try extending it.

Say ' I spy e.g. the c-ow, h-e-n, sh-ee-p etc'

Can your child hear the separate sounds and blend them together to say which animal it is?

 

Makaton Signs.

Watch this video to learn how to do the Makaton signs for different farm animals.

 

 

Makaton Topic - FARM ANIMALS - Singing Hands

Farm Animal Sounds Game.

Have fun playing this game.

Listen carefully to the animal sound- can you guess which animal it is?

 

Farm Animal Sounds - An Interactive Game for Kids

Can you make any farm animal sounds?

Can you 'moo' like a cow, snort like a pig, 'cluck' like a hen etc.

Watch yourself making these sounds in a mirror- look how your face changes!

 

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