Learning at home

Matching and sorting

Today’s tip can incorporate drawing, cutting and sticking, sorting small-word toys, everyday items and garden finds…

Adapt the concept to suit children’s ages and stages – simplify as necessary or make it more complex. As well as being a great mutisensory learning experience for dyslexic children or anyone with specififc learning difficulties, this type of activity is especially useful for younger children.

April matching


Older children can cope with longer words, words starting or ending with digraphs (where two letters combine to make one sound) or trigraphs (you get the picture) and words starting with more similar sounds that are harder to differentiate. This helps build skills for spelling and to decode words for reading.

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