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Phonics for parents

What can you do to help at home?

  • For a younger reader, help your child learn the letters and sounds of the alphabet.
  • Listen to your child read, little and often.
  • Provide a quiet, distraction free environment.
  • Share favourite books.
  • Let them see you read.
  • Talk about the importance of phonics to reading.
  • Read at different times of the day.
  • Join the library.
  • Encourage reading in the environment eg. road signs

Activities to try at home.