Phonics Bingo

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How can I teach my child letter sounds?

Phonics Bingo

Try this twist on the classic game to let kids practice associating letters with sounds. To do: Make a bingo grid of consonants on a piece of cardboard. On the grid, include all consonants, the blends sh, ch, and th, and a free space in the middle. Call out the letters by sound (eg. "tuh" for T), have your child name a word that begins with that sound, and then cover the correct letter with a small piece of cardboard. Be sure to reward successes, and don't criticise mistakes. Your child may also enjoy practicing his letters by being the caller himself.



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