Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in literacy for the Foundation Stage covering initial sounds in phonics and spelling

  • Word Guess

    Word Guess

    Play games to practise identifying and spelling different cvc words that begin with consonant letters of the alphabet

  • Story Words

    Story Words

    Match groups of words with the initial phoneme sounds for the alphabet letters of c and k

  • Word Building /k/

    Word Building /k/

    Identify and build a set of different words with the initial sound for the letter k

  • School Things

    School Things

    Identify and record the initial sounds that can be heard at the start of different cvc words

  • Story Clues

    Story Clues

    Discuss and describe some of the characters that can feature in favourite stories and identify words beginning with /k/

  • School Cupboard

    School Cupboard

    Read and respond to a story about starting in a new school and identify initial phonemes of different words

  • School Words

    School Words

    Use a story to identify and practise writing initial sounds for some of the objects that can be found in a school

  • School Friends

    School Friends

    Use a story with a familiar setting to identify initial phonemes of matching groups of words

  • New School

    New School

    Read and respond to a story with a familiar setting and identify initial phonemes of names of the characters.

  • Gingerbread Man

    Gingerbread Man

    Investigate and describe some of the different characters, settings and plot events that feature in a traditional story

  • Story Telling

    Story Telling

    Change and perform parts of a traditional story adding new characters to the narrative events

  • Story Puppets

    Story Puppets

    Re-tell part of a traditional story by using puppets to support dialogue of the characters

  • Supermarket


    Identify, describe and compare the range of products that can be sold in a supermarket and role-play buying and paying for shopping lists