Phonics Activities

We have a growing range of phonics activities. These complement the Phonics Plus Reading texts and can also be used as a part of your structured literacy programme.

  • Phonics and Spelling Rules Activities Year 3-4 – Structured Literacy Activities

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    It is one thing to know the spelling rules that you need to teach your students.  Are you searching for engaging activities to reinforce each spelling rule? Your search ends here! Explore our comprehensive collection of activity sheets meticulously designed to enhance the instruction of 34 spelling rules at the Year 3-4 level (Grade 2-3). The resource has been organised and partitioned according to spelling…

  • Phonics and Structured Literacy Teaching Slides: Consonant Patterns

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    These Phonics and Structured Literacy teaching slides have been created to specifically support the teaching and learning of nine consonant patterns -ff, -ll, -ss, -zz, -tch, -dge, qu, wh, x. This teaching tool could be used as a warm-up at the start of a structured literacy session, as revision or as a whole class lesson.   Both PowerPoint and Google Slides teaching practice slides are…

  • Phonics and Structured Literacy Activities – Consonant Patterns

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    These activities have been created to specifically support the teaching and learning of nine consonant patterns.   The consonant patterns included in this set are ff, ll, ss, zz -tch, -dge, qu, wh, and x.   With initial modelling and scaffolding, these activities are intended to be completed independently to build students’ skills in following instructions, fine motor skills and stamina to complete tasks.  …

  • Frog Finds a Home – Ready to Read Phonics Plus Big Book

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    We have created activities to accompany the Ready to Read Phonics Plus Big Book: Frog Finds a Home. This book introduces the characters that will be found in many of the Kākano, Tupu, Māhuri and Rākau Ready to Read Phonics Books. This book follows on from the big book: The Boat Race. We have created 12 follow-up activities to suit a range of abilities. Activities…

  • Phonics and Spelling Rules Activities for Year 1-2 – Structured Literacy Activities

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    It is one thing to know the spelling rules that you need to teach your students. Are you searching for engaging activities to reinforce each spelling rule? Your search ends here! Explore our comprehensive collection of activity sheets meticulously designed to enhance the instruction of 31 spelling rules at the Year 1-2 level (Kindergarten – 1st Grade).   The resource has been organised and partitioned…

  • The Boat Race – Ready to Read Phonics Plus Big Book

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    We have created activities to accompany the Ready to Read Phonics Plus Big Book: The Boat Race. This book introduces the characters that will be found in many of the Kākano, Tupu, Māhuri and Rākau Ready to Read Phonics Books. We have created 12 follow-up activities to suit a range of abilities. Activities include creating compound words, using and understanding suffixes, vocabulary activities (English and…

  • CVC Colour, Build and Write Activities

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    Practice decoding and spelling CVC words using our Colour, Build and Write activity sheets.   Students cut and rearrange the letter tiles to sound out the CVC word. They write the word and then colour the picture. We’ve created two versions of activities Version a) students trace the CVC word Version b) students write the CVC word   This resource contains: 25 Colour, Build and…

  • CVC Spin a Word Game

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    Practice decoding and spelling CVC words using our CVC spinners. Spin the spinners to create, write and read CVC words. Use this resource as a reading activity, with your guided reading group, or as a whole class activity to practice decoding and spelling CVC words.   This resource contains: 12 spinners (a mix of consonants, vowels, and word families)   To play this game, you…

  • CVC, CCVC and CVCC Snakes and Ladders Game

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    Practice blending and reading CVC words, CCVC words, and CVCC words using our Snakes and Ladders game.   Children roll the dice and move their counter around the board. They read the word they land on (and can practice writing it down on a whiteboard as well). If they land on the red ladder, they go down, but if they land on the green ladder,…

  • CVC, CCVC and CVCC Carpark Game

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    Practice decoding and spelling CVC words, CCVC words, and CVCC words using our car park game.   Use this resource as a reading activity, with your guided reading group, or as a whole class activity to practice decoding and spelling CVC words, CCVC words, and CVCC words.   This resource contains: 132 CVC words across 12 car park game boards (featuring the following word families:…

  • CVC, CCVC and CVCC Plant or Compost? Game

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    Practice decoding and spelling CVC words, CCVC words, and CVCC words using our Plant or Compost? game.   This is a game to practice blending sounds into words. After reading the words, students decide if they are real or nonsense (made up). They ‘plant’ the real words in the soil, and place the nonsense words in the compost bin. Use this resource as a reading…

  • CVC, CCVC and CVCC Cut and Match Activity

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    Practice reading CVC words, CCVC words, and CVCC words using our Cut and Match activities.   Read each word and find the matching picture. Cut out the matching picture and glue it under the word. Use this resource as a reading activity, with your guided reading group, or as a whole class activity to practice reading CVC words, CCVC words, and CVCC words.   This…

  • Phonics and Structured Literacy Activities: Consonant Digraph -CK

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    The activities have been created to specifically support the teaching and learning of the consonant digraph ‘-ck’. With initial modelling and scaffolding, these activities are intended to be completed independently to build students’ skills in following instructions, fine motor skills and stamina to complete tasks. This Phonics and Structured Literacy Activities: Consonant Digraph -ck resource includes: Three practice activities: Match the Words: Students draw lines to…

  • Phonics and Structured Literacy Activities: Consonant Digraph SH

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    The activities have been created to specifically support the teaching and learning of the consonant digraph ‘sh’. With initial modelling and scaffolding, these activities are intended to be completed independently to build students’ skills in following instructions, fine motor skills and stamina to complete tasks. This Phonics and Structured Literacy Activities: Consonant Digraph SH resource includes: Three practice activities: Listen and Write: Students look at each picture….

  • Phonics and Structured Literacy Activities: Consonant Digraph TH

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    The activities have been created to specifically support the teaching and learning of the consonant digraph ‘th’. With initial modelling and scaffolding, these activities are intended to be completed independently to build students’ skills in following instructions, fine motor skills and stamina to complete tasks. This Phonics and Structured Literacy Activities: Consonant Digraph TH resource includes: Three practice activities: Colour and Draw: Students look at each picture…

  • Phonics and Structured Literacy Activities: Consonant Digraph CH

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    The activities have been created to specifically support the teaching and learning of the consonant digraph ‘ch’. With initial modelling and scaffolding, these activities are intended to be completed independently to build students’ skills in following instructions, fine motor skills and stamina to complete tasks. This Phonics and Structured Literacy Activities: Consonant Digraph CH resource includes: Three practice activities: I Spy: Students look for and circle all…