Tricky Word Tips Reading Activity Tin

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Isn’t the English language complicated for our little ones! Well, learning to read needn’t be a chore.

Use these 30 fun and educational games to enjoy learning the “tricky, common exception words” to boost your child’s progress. These words don’t make sense when your child tries to read them by using their sounds.

This dinky tin includes the reception, year 1 and year 2 tricky wordssimple sentences containing these tricky words and 13 minutes of bite-sized video tutorials (via QR codes), so you can help your child to read the tricky words in line with the best school methods.


1.Watching the 13 minute video tutorial – never worry about confusing your child again.

2.Making learning manageable – the Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 tricky words are broken down into manageable chunks; each coloured set contains 4 words.

3.Making learning easier – words are carefully grouped to help your child make links.

4.Motivating your child – each set of words is colour-coded so that your child can see and feel their progress when they move on to the next coloured set.

5.Ensuring your child applies their learning – after each set of words, your child is presented with a simple sentence containing these tricky words. This will build confidence, and independence and ensure progress.

6.Offering the perfect level of challenge for your child’s stage rather than their age – the tricky infant words are contained in just one tin to help your child learn at their own pace.

7.Keeping reading fresh and fun – repetition is required to learn but repetition can be boring!

8.Using the 30 games supplied to learn in fun and active ways and help shape your child’s positive attitude towards learning to read.

It even includes a bonus challenge for you and your child to generate a giggle and get your child in the mood for learning.

Supplied in a perfectly portable pocket-sized tin – perfect for storing in a bag, glove compartment or a cutlery draw! Simply whip it out when you have a spare 5 minutes and catch your child when they’re in the mood for learning.

Suitable for ages 4-7


Printed in The Lake District on FSC certified paper, suitable for a wide age range and packaged in a sturdy tin, this product will last for years.

Pair with the ‘Reading Refreshers’ and ‘Raising Resilience’ activity tins to help your child make flying progress and enjoy that long learning-to-read journey.

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4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years


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