Teaching phonics is one of the greatest gifts you can give your students! This is my list of the best phonics teaching tools for littler learners that some of the very best teachers have used in the past. These materials last year after year too!
Hands on games are a great way to learn and review phonics with little learners. I know you’ll love this list! Here are the best phonics teaching tools for your little learners. To see all of our favorite BEST TEACHING TOOLS post, click here.
Best Phonics Teaching Tools
Created for grades pre-K through 2nd, Zingo Sight Words is a fun, Bingo style game that helps kids learn and recognize sight words.
This box Set of Six Phonics Games includes multiple games for early readers. Learning topics include double vowels, r-controlled vowels, digraphs, long vowel words, decoding words and decoding sentences.
Set of 18 Learning Resources Phonics Cubes are a simple and fun way to learn! Includes 6 Lowercase Alphabet Cubes, 6 Blends Cubes, and 6 Word Family Cubes.
A rhyming floor game, Rhyming Marks the Spot is a fun way to get kids active and involved with learning phonics. Get creative and use the pieces to create your own fun games too!
With 96 rubber letters and 38 double sided word cards, Lauri Toys Phonics Center Kit-Building Words will be a much-loved learning toy. The best part of this toy is that everything fits back into the box neatly when you’re finished playing!
Hot Dots Jr. Card Set for beginning phonics can be used on its own or with any Hot Dots pen. This set provides practice with letter sounds, initial sounds, final sounds, and rhyming words.
Smethport Tabletop Pocket Chart Beginning Sounds is a portable, tabletop learning center for teaching beginning letter sounds.
Another set from Lauri Toys, the Phonics Center Kit-Beginning Sounds is great for pre-readers. 70 soft picture tiles and 13 double sided activity cards provide multiple opportunities to practice letter sounds.
With one set for each vowel, kids can use Montessori Phonetic Reading Blocks for the Beginning Reader to create multiple 3 letter words! This toy is made of eco-friendly wood too!
Kids can use these Phonics Dominoes to build hundreds of long vowel words. They come in a sturdy storage jar to keep clutter at bay.
The LeapFrog Word Whammer is one of the best electronic phonics games I’ve seen. Kids will have a blast playing educational video games on this!
Kids will have a blast playing with Rhyme and Sort Rockets! Sort rhyming words into the 8 colorful rockets. Boosts rhyming and sorting skills.
With the Melissa & Doug See & Spell 72 colorful wooden letters fit into the 8 two-sided cutout boards to spell three- and four-letter words – complete a puzzle to spell a word!
An interactive electronic toy like the VTech Lil’ Speller Phonics Station will help your child letter names, sounds, and spelling. Ideal for ages 3-6.
LeapFrog Fridge Phonics Magnetic Letter Set attaches to your fridge and lets kids Sing along to fun learning songs and explore the world of A to Z with colorful letter tiles that talk, sing and teach about the alphabet
Your little one will love learning with The Learning Journey Touch & Learn Phonics Bot This learning pal features a colorful touch pad sensor panel, interactive LED face and four game modes. With over 350 questions, Phonics Bot will make learning fun and easy
All aboard the Beginning Sounds Phonics Train! Use the included cards to make a game of sorting pictures by their beginning letters!
Another teachers’ favorite, Educational Insights Alpha Catch Phonics Game is an active and interactive phonics game. Catch the balls with the sticky gloves and then play the included games.
Add this Phonics Volume 1: Rock ‘N Learn video to your child’s screen time list! Kids learn phonics while being entertained.
Add these Reading with Phonics books to your collection! Designed for ages 5-7, kids will begin to practice reading with phonics in these fairy tale themed books.
I hope that you enjoyed these phonics teaching tools and can find something for you to add to your classroom or home. Do you have any favorite phonics teaching tools that are not on this list? If so, please share. I am always adding new gadgets to the list.