Consonant, Vowel, Consonant Words
(CVC words) e.g. pen, hot, can, sit, bun
- Place 3 sounds on the floor/write in chalk outside. Hop from each sound saying as you go and putting them altogether to say the word.
- Write down a simple word –sat.
Ask the child to say each sound as you point at it. Then do it faster until they are almost saying the word. If your child is forgetting the same sound again and again. Put an emphasis on that sound –sssssss-a-t as you say it with them.
- Write the alphabet on top of a page for your child and then give then a word ending e.g. at
Using the alphabet see how many at words they can make, they can include nonsense words –bat, cat, mat etc
- Put cvc words on the floor, toss a teddy/soft toy on the word you call out. If it’s a nice day, write them with chalk on the footpath and toss a pebble to correct word.
- Put cvc word flashcards on the floor hop to the next card when read correctly
- Play 4-in-a-row. (like connect 4 game but on paper). Draw a 6x6 grid. Write in cvcwords, doesn’t matter if you have to repeat words, then take turns trying to get four in a row, saying the chosen sound/tricky word.
- Roll and read games linked below
- Play bingo by drawing a grid and writing out some cvc words on the grid, call out words and mark off words by colouring them.
Games linked below can be made on a sheet of paper and do not need to be printed if you do not have access to a printer.
Roll and read cvc words