Chidren will associate spelling with phonics during puzzle play. The child matches word blends on the vehicles with puzzle pairs for each blend and inserts them in the correct bus The child first identifies the speech sound in the form of sound blend or diagraph as shown by the in the driver’s seat in each of the 10 vehicle boards After recognizing this, the child wil
Two piece jigsaw puzzle pairs (80 self-correcting jigsaw pieces) are joined to reveal 40 pictures with the word spellings.These puzzle pairs depict pictures with the spelling. The child has to sort these pairs according to word blend. There are in all 10 word blends ( 10 phonics ) comprising of 4 puzzle pairs.
Fun, interesting and appealing….each sound ‘blend’ is shaped as a vehicle board. There are as many as 10 chucky vehicle boards. In the driver’s seat of each vehicle is a child who is displaying the word sounds in the form of a banner of the word blend or digraph.These are the blends - gr, cr, fl, bl, tr, dr, pl and the digraphs - ch, wh, sh.
For each sound corresponding to the vehicle the child will practice pronouncing all the words - some of which may be new to the child. By regular play the child would have become accustomed to the spelling and can associate the same with the sound. With some children, whose word vocabulary is good - they can extend the learning with more play possibilities
Sound and Spell can also be played as a memory game by following the instructions in the manual. By doing so, they recall the spellings of these words much better.