In Maple Group we have been learning some new sounds, when we learn each new sound we practice saying it and look at what our mouths are doing when we make the sound.
Some sounds are short like "T" and some are long like "S"
So far we have learned
S Ssss snake Action is "Create a wave with stretched out arms and make the Sssss sound"
To remember how to write it the Sparkle Rhyme is "Take Jake the Snake around the Lake"
A A aaa Acho Action is "Tap your nose 2 times then sneeze into a pretend handkerchief"
To remember how to write it the Sparkle Rhyme is "Follow the fly all the way round up and down and flick him away"
T Ttt tip tap Action is "Keeping your heel on the ground tap one foot from side to side"
To remember how to write it the Sparkle Rhyme is "Tap dance down and flick, then slide across "