Singing Phonics by Helen MacGregor, Catherine Birt


Singing Phonics by Helen MacGregor, Catherine Birt

A songbook to support the first steps in phonics through songs, chants and games, ideal for use alongside Letters and Sounds, the new Primary National Strategy phonics programme for 3-7 year olds. Singing Phonics is a song collection for 3-5 year olds, specially designed to support the earliest steps in phonics teaching and enrich young children's experience of language in a fun and interactive way. It includes a range of songs, chants and games, all designed to increase phonics awareness. Each song will come with activities (including photocopiable resources) and ideas for further development. Singing Phonics is ideal for use with the new phonics programme, Letters and Sounds, published by the Primary National Strategy, but will also be a highly useful addition to any phonics scheme. The pack includes a CD with sample performances of all the songs and many songs are also familiar tunes, making it a highly user-friendly resource.


An excellent tool for nurseries '

About the Author

Helen MacGregor is Teacher Adviser for Music in Kent and has written many of A&C Black's most popular and successful music titles, including Bingo Lingo, Singing French and Singing English. Catherine Birt is the CLLD (Communication, Language and Literacy Development) Consultant for Kent. She is responsible for delivering the DfES Letters and Sounds programme in Kent.

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Mixed media product
Contains Paperback and CD-Audio
80 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5


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Publication date

1st September 2008



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