There is no defined age as such for starting phonics. You can start with letter sounds once the child speaks clearly and fluently. We started at around 2 years and 8 months, however fluency in terms of reading CVC words came around 3.5 years and in terms of reading entire sentences and books, by 4 years.
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Once upon a book… My first memories of being read to, go back to when I was about 4-5 years old. I didn’t have lots of books in those days – most were from my…Continue Reading
*Award winning author-illustrator Book: The Bad-Tempered Ladybird Author: Eric Carle Type: Paperback/Board Book/Hardcover Ages: 2-5 years What readers like about this book: Every Eric Carle book is a must read! This book teaches toddlers (who…Continue Reading
Book: The Way Back Home Author: Oliver Jeffers Ages: 1-5 years Type: Board book/Hardcover/Paperback “Once there was a boy who one day found himself stuck on the moon and he was not alone…” The story…Continue Reading
Book: Lost and found Author: Oliver Jeffers Type: Paperback Age: 3-5 years This is a lovely book, about a little boy who finds a penguin on his doorstep one day. He thinks it’s lost so…Continue Reading
*Part of Children’s Book Shelf on Amazon! Book: The Alphabet Of Animal And Birds Author: Prabha Mallya Type: Hardcover Ages: 2-7 years What readers like about this book: The talented illustrator-author has a unique style of…Continue Reading