Parents' Guide to

BBC Schools : Words and Pictures

By Jean Armour Polly, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Word play with a twist.

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age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

Educational but not high interest

Good, but a little boring. Funny that the British pronounce ar, al, and a the same way (ah) so they need to learn how to distinguish these - they're much easier for Americans.

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The text is on this site is written for teachers and parents, not kids -- they'll need an adult on hand to explain (or bypass) terms like "phoneme" and "CVC" (Consonant-Vowel-Consonant) and walk them through game instructions. The games themselves are age-appropriate, creative, and fun, and there's an excellent variety of activity types. Printable resources encourage kids to continue the lessons offline.

Website Details

  • Genre: Educational
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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