Today we will look at more ways to practise and learn the Phase 2 Tricky Words. These can’t be ‘sounded out’ so just have to remember what they look like at what order the letters come in the word. The more you see them and read them the more you will remember them. Phase 2 tricky words are – to, no, go, the, into, I
Bean Bag Throw–
Practise writing the tricky words in chalk or on paper or even on paper plates. Can you throw the bean bag, ball or even water balloon to land on the correct tricky word?
Tricky Word Bottles-
Fill some bottles, write tricky words and stick them on. Can you throw a hoop or quoit over a bottle. Can you read the tricky word you landed on or nearest to?
Tricky word fly swat-
You will need some fly swatters and some tricky words, either write them or if you have a printer you might like to print off some tricky words on flower cards here- Phase 2 tricky words on flowers
Ask a grown up or sibling to say the tricky word.. who can be the first to swat the fly on the tricky word?!
Tricky word hopscotch-
Have you ever played hopscotch? Ask a grown up to help you draw a hopscotch game on the concrete with chalk or on large pieces of paper. Which tricky word will you land on?
Tricky Word Bowling-
You will need to write the tricky words and stick them on to some skittles if you have some. Can you roll a ball and read the tricky word you have knocked over? Can you aim for one tricky word?
With all of these games remember to read and say the tricky words each time and you’ll be tricky word super readers in no time!
Have Phonics Fun! Miss Taylor : )