What is Phonological Awareness?

What is phonological awareness?

Developing phonological awareness skills are a prerequisite to developing good reading skills. Having good phonological awareness skills means that a child is able to manipulate or work with individual sounds and words. For example, a speech therapist might ask child to break the word "ship" into individual sounds: "sh-i-p". This skill is referred to as the segmentation of sounds. Listed below are a few more

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Hopscotch for Letters and Sounds

Hopscotch for Letters and Spelling

Hopscotch for Letters and Spelling

This fun twist on a classic game is a great way to incorporate gross motor skills and phonological awareness. By writing out the letters or phonemes and hopping to them, your child can enjoy practicing letters and letter sounds while working on balance and coordination. Here are two variations

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Way To Go Charlie!

Way To Go Charlie!

Charlie has been working hard in speech therapy, as well as completing her Hear Builders program at home, in order to improve her phonological awareness skills. Phonological awareness includes tasks such as

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