TEACHING IDEAS Archive
Jolly Toddlers – A Prelude to Jolly Phonics is a new course that I launched in 2016 in support of educators who would like to introduce pre-literacy skills with the nursery stages (3-4 year olds). The Jolly
Letter Sound: /i/ – Inky´s Arctic Adventure. What you will need:Inky Mouse puppet (or any other small toy or puppet) a picture of an igloo, some ice in a glass and some picture of objects that
A Different Take on /t/. Although Jolly Phonics is a synthetic phonics programme, which introduces literacy concepts to young children and Jolly Music is, well a music programme, there are some obvious links that I believe compliment
Jolly Grammar – Introducing the Alternative Sounds. Many parents, teachers and schools are familiar with Jolly Phonics and the introduction of the 42 letter sounds that are covered in the first year of the programme. Doubts still
Let´s Make An Aquarium: /a/ Suitable for 3-5 year olds. Why not try making a class aquarium? The children can use finger paints and/or glitter glue to decorate small fish templates. Draw a circle onto blue A3
Jolly Grammar is the next step after the first year of the Jolly Phonics programme. The Jolly Phonics Handbook introduces the first 42 mains sounds or the “simple” and concentrates on the basic skills for reading, writing
The Sticker Snake (3-5-year-olds) Jolly Phonics introduces the letter sounds using a multi-sensory approach to teaching. Stories and actions are used as mnemonic techniques in order to make teaching and learning not only fun, but to help
Most of use Early Years themes in our curriculum planning and one of the best ways to do this is through stories. Many children´s books can be linked to celebrations and topics such as Easter and Spring.
Teaching Ideas: Letter Sound Shopping Bag. * Revision of the letter sounds, corresponding graphemes, vocabulary and language comprehension. You can do this as a group activity with the students taking turns, with smaller groups or with individuals.
Singing and rhyming activities should form part of our daily routine, especially with young (ESL) leaners. Songs can form part of your greetings in the morning, be linked to many Early Years themes and topics and will