Encouraging children to listen carefully will help them to identify the individual sounds of letters when they are learning phonics.
Giving your child simple instructions each day will help to develop listening skills as well as independence.
Explain that you are playing a listening game. Initially simple instructions might be:
If your child struggles to follow instructions, make it easier by repeating it slowly or, if necessary, complete the instruction with your child, repeating the instruction as you do it together.
Singing simple songs and nursery rhymes helps children learn
rhythm and rhyme.
Our songs this week are: