An initial sound and fine motor activity for younger students.
Use this teaching resource in the early years classroom when teaching letter recognition and initial sound recognition.
This fine motor activity is ideal to use in small groups during literacy rotations.
- Print the resource on thick card to ensure durability.
- Cut along the dotted lines to create small peg cards.
- Provide the students with the cards, along with some wooden pegs.
- Support the students to identify the letter on the card, and the sound made by that letter.
- Name the pictures along the bottom of the card, then place the peg on the picture that corresponds to the initial sound.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Early Years Foundation Stage
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Respond speedily with the correct sound to graphemes (letters or groups of letters) for all 40+ phonemes, including, where applicable, alternative sounds for graphemes
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Addition by Paul (Teach Starter) Mar 25th, 2020
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