Short A 1
Help your kid practice vowel sounds by challenging him to find things that have a short A sound in this cool nighttime scene. First he'll look through Officer Ice Cream's special X-ray camera, and then he'll take snapshots of all of the items he spots whose names contain short A sounds. This game helps children detect vowel sounds in words, even when they don't see the words spelled out, for truly excellent phonics practice!
Kids match rhyming words by dragging and dropping the correct items to the center of the machine. The robot Muggo needs just a few rhymes to activate his friend-making machine, and your kid can help him! Rhymes are a great tool for helping kids build language skills. By learning words that have similar endings, it becomes easier for kids to notice the slight differences in words and become better readers.
Roly loves his cat food, and your child needs to feed him by completing short A words. Your kid starts with the last two letters of a three-letter word, and he's given several letters to add to the beginning. This game helps kids understand blending and segmenting concepts, because they spell several different words with the same word endings.
Hat, bed, jam, pig, sun ... can you find the short a words? In this high-flying game, kids use images and simple CVC text to identify words with the short a sound. When a child successfully finds a short a word, Tutu turns that cloud into a rainbow. Incorrect answers create rainclouds. Perfect for short vowel differentiation, this game offers up flight simulation kids are sure to love. Up, up and away!