Today, we are going to practice the 'ir' sound.
Parents: Say this sentence to your child: 'ir whirl and twirl'.
Now, practice saying the new sound together. If you are unsure how to pronounce this sound, watch the short video at the bottom of this page.
Now, can you practice saying these sounds.
Can you Fred talk, read the words, with our new 'ir' sound.
Parents: Ask your child to write the following words in their busy work books.
Boys and girls, remember to use your 'Fred Fingers' to help you.
Words to write: whirl, twirl, dirt, three
As a challenge, read this sentence together with your child lots of times: Pick up a red pen.
Now, without looking, can your child write the sentence in their busy work books.
To finish, read one of the green books to your grown-ups. Click on the link below.