Today, we are going to learn a new sound . At phonics time, we learn two 'oo' sounds. Today, we are learning the long 'oo' sound, in words such as, 'zoo' and 'food'.
Parents: Say this sentence to your child: oo poo at the zoo.
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 Fred talk, read the words, with our new 'oo' 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: flow, zoo, too, splat
As a challenge, read this sentence together with your child lots of times: Splat the cat.
Now, without looking, can your child write the sentence in their busy work books.
Now let's play 'Obb and bob.'