Visual and physical chunking

Knowing your syllables is a great strategy to develop reading confidence. In a really wonderful parent/child workshop this weekend we worked out empowering strategies to boost our young reader’s confidence. Confidence is everything to young readers. But you need...

Believe

Believing in one's self is the key to opening all the doors In our workshops, we love to chunk up words, and pebbles are a fantastic sensory and visual object to root your memories within. We have learnt that every syllable has a vowel in it – that can really...

Looking for clues with the Bald Eagle

Did you know the Bald Eagle’s eye-sight is four times sharper than a human’s? So, soar above it all with your Eagle-eyes scanning for clues! Use the Eagle’s super-power to help your child develop their clue-searching skills. Look for clues within: the...

My inspiration

#inspiration Meet Finn. Finn is the inspiration behind the Aplhabeasts. He found reading very difficult when he was six and seven. We had to find multi-sensory and kinaesthetic approaches to teach him to read all of the tricky sight words. We used sensory materials to...