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Language in the Early Years: Home

A guide supporting language development in the EYC.

Language games and activities

Nursery and Reception Games
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Phonics Fighter - which picture begins with the letter the aliens have stolen?
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Kids On Net - games for each letter of the alphabet.
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Sky Writing - learn to draw letters by watching the aeroplane.
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Can you label these things in the classroom?
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Gudli: a wonderful website, with fun and creative games - maths, English, science, puzzle and fun - for Foundation and Key Stage 1.
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You can go to the Phonics Play website to play phonics reading and spelling games (the ones with no star). Phases 1 and 2 should be suitable for Nursery and Reception children.
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Simple Sentences - a fun game from Gudli to practice sentence construction.
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4 fun cartooned tongue-twisters from the Starfall website.
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Sadlier-Oxford Phonics games - choose Pre-K - K.
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Put the colours on the shelf - match to the words.
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Smories - a website where you can watch videos of children performing stories, poems and songs. Sorted by 3-4 years old, 5-6 years old and 7-8 years old.
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Tina's World: Buggy Trails. Help Tina to find bugs!