ELC Phonics Desk
Interactive game unit teaching phonics, spelling and counting with flashing keys plus sounds and tunesmore information
Features and benefits for ELC Phonics Desk
- 8 different games to play
- Teaches sounds, spelling, counting and colours
- Keys light up and flash
- Fun sounds and melodies
Your child can choose between eight different activities on the Phonics Alphabet Desk – five that will quiz them on letters, sounds and words, one that teaches them to count, and another two that show them colours and tunes. The desks 26 keys that light up and flash are an easy way for your child to learn as they play.Great for your childs development:The Phonics Alphabet Desk is a great educational toy for encouraging your child in their first steps towards learning to read. As they progress through each game your child can have fun with words and sounds – learning the letters of the alphabet, how sounds are used in words and how to spell, as well as counting and colours. The alphabet desk uses the same teaching method, called phonics, used in schools, making it just right to prepare your child for the future.ELC star quality:The Phonics Alphabet Desks eight educational games will keep your child interested and let them learn at their own pace – but its so fun they wont even know theyre learning. Getting the answers right gives a wonderful sense of achievement and you can make up even more games using the brightly coloured alphabet keys.What you need to know:Size: Length 35.6cm x Width 34.3cm x Depth 8.3cm.Batteries: Needs 3 x AA batteries.Warning: Not suitable for children under 36 months.8 games to choose from.Game 1: Letter names and soundsPress a letter key to hear its name and sound (phonics).Game 2: Find the letterTry to find the spoken letter within three attempts.Game 3: Find the mystery letterTry to find the mystery letter within five attempts.Game 4: Find the first letterThe unit will ask you to find the first letter of a spoken word.Game 5: Learn to spellThe unit will ask you to spell different words.Game 6: Learn to countThe unit will ask you to press a specific number of keys.Game 7: Learn about coloursThe unit will ask you to find a specific colour.Game 8: Music timePress a key and hear a tune. The keys will flash while the music is being played.Start and endPick a word on the desk, then ask your child what sound it starts with and ends withSpot the wordPick a letter together and spot something in the room that starts with that letterSoundsPick a word that is linked with a sound, such as owl car or bell. Ask your child to make the sound associated with that word.Great for:Recognising sounds, letters and wordsHelping with early readingBuilding communication skillsLearning to sort and matchUnderstanding shape, colour and size.