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CH Chocolate Chiffon Christmas Cake

By Marilee Senior | BAKE YOUR WAY TO READING

CHocolate  CHristmas CHiffon Cake CH makes three sounds:  /ch/.  /k/.  /sh/If you’re looking for a super easy, super cute idea to teach phonogram CH, then you should make CHocolate CHristmas Chiffon cake  from the recipe below.Vocabulary chif·fon    /SHiˈfän/noun1.  a light, sheer fabric typically made of silk or nylon.  “a chiffon blouse”2.  (of a cake or dessert) made with beaten egg whites […]

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Phonogram IGH

By Marilee Senior | BUILDING PRE-READING SKILLS

The Three Letter I.Phonogram igh is a three letter i.  Listen to Wordy sing the igh song.  Add the gesture from the description below to bring the phonogram to life and make it fun to sing and act out. Find ‘igh’ on Syllable StreetClick on the picture below to download a high-resolution image of ‘igh’ […]

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The Sound of Letter F

By Marilee Senior | Uncategorized

Click “play” to hear Wordy sing the sound of F. Family Fun Activities with Letter FDecorate a fan and fan your hot face.Go fishing.Finger paint.Make fingerprint frog art.Make footprints in the sand.Read Four Famished Foxes and Fosdyke.by Pamela Duncan EdwardsLink to book.Phonogram HuntsHunt for letter F in newspaper flyers and circle them.

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The Sound of Letter B

By Marilee Senior | PHONICS, READING & SPELLING

It is important to pronounce sounds correctly when singing and saying them to your children.  Listen to the correct  sound of /b/.  Be sure not to add the /uh/ at the end. Family Fun Activities with Letter BPlay baseball.Go for a bike ride.Blow bubbles.Walk backwards around the house.Make blueberry smoothies in the blenderLink to book.Read… Bats […]

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TH Thanksgiving Turkeys

By Marilee Senior | BAKE YOUR WAY TO READING

Thankful for These Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies  If you’re looking for a super easy, super cute idea to teach phonogram th, then you should make three of these Oreo Turkey Cookies for Thanksgiving from the recipe below.Check out the recipe below. Phonogram THWhat better time to introduce phonogram  than Thanksgiving?  When introducing the ‘th’ phonogram, you may tell […]

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OO Spooky Cookies

By Marilee Senior | BAKE YOUR WAY TO READING

Spooky Halloween Spider Cookies If you’re looking for a super easy, super cute idea to teach phonogram oo, then you should make Spooky Cookies for Halloween.  Your kids will love making them.Check out  the recipe below. Phonogram OOWhat better time to introduce phonogram oo than Halloween?  When introducing the ‘oo’ phonogram, you may tell your children it’s […]

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Wordy Worm is Raising Robust Readers

By Marilee Senior | Uncategorized

​Wordy Worm is Raising Robust ReadersWhen we first developed Wordy Worm reading, we focused on families with preschool children to give them a fun-filled foundation for reading.  Due to requests, inquiries and pleas in the following years, our program has expanded to include a much wider audience.  We now have a broad base of families […]

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