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Learn the letter names and get some keyboard skills too!
Match beginning letters to pictures. You can also print a hardcopy to play this memory game.
All About Me
A favourite from the Starfall website below.
An easy letter game for learningabout letters. I recommend choosing the HARD level(needs audio). Be sure to try lower case too!
Alphabet puzzle & song
Can you click on the letters in alphabetical order before the time runs out? If not, enjoy the karaoke song afterwards anyway!
Use spelling patterns to work out which letters go where. No clues!
A simple cloze reading game for the beginning reader.
CSI: Squeak Sneak
Canine Sniffer Intelligence! Find the missing toy by following the clues. Requires listening and reading skills!
Dance Mat Typing
Work through 12 stages to build typing skills. Typing skill is an important - but often overlooked - skill for children to develop.
Some great sing-a-longs for juniors.
Make words using the letter blocks!
Let's Write a Letter!
Letter-writing helper from AusPost. For an easier one, see Princess Patty's Post Office below.
If you don't have magnetic letters on your fridge, this is the perfect substitute!
Princess Patty's Post Office
A very simple letter-writing helper. Great for young children.
Looking for writing ideas? Look no further!
Drag the correct punctuation into the correct places before your time is up!
Choose the correct punctuation and fire it at the sentence.
Build a robot to collect things and take them back to Ruff. You'll need to do a lot of READING for this one!
Silly Sentence Maker
Choose from: who, how, type, what and where to create your own silly sentence.
A fantastic website that we regularly use in class for teaching reading! Suits various levels. Must see!
Easy-to-use story creator. Great for creating/printing a personalised short story.
A challenging word game. Beat your opponent by having more of your letters on the board. READ THE INSTRUCTIONS!
Count the syllables is the given words. Some words are a bit obscure, but this is a popular one.
Whack A Mole
The classic game, but moles must be hit in alphabetical order.
A close exercise useful for improving reading skills and developing vocabulary.
A simple fun game. Find letters to make words. The letters don't need to be together in the grid.
If you're learning about a writing genre (text type) such as a recount, narrative, or information report, then this is for you! You can even open a writing organiser as a Word doc. By Jenny Eather.
Great tool for sentence reconstruction. Best when an adult types a dictated sentence by the child.