Young children can enhance their learning of core literacy skills by playing highly interactive and enjoyable phonics games online. Reading Eggs, the purveyor of a popular online reading program for children aged 3 to 13 has published a new article explaining the effectiveness of learning to read online with interactive phonics games.
The article highlights the fun and motivational elements found in phonics games as the chief reason why they are so effective at teaching emerging readers core literacy skills. Such elements highlighted include highly entertaining visuals and animations, music, sound effects and rewards that make learning fun and highly engaging for young children.
These highly motivational elements, says the article, provide children with a fun incentive to keep playing online phonics games. This extended interplay helps develop a range of early literacy skills critical to their reading development, including phonemic awareness and an understanding of the alphabetic principle. The article further details the highly instructional methods used by online phonics games to teach these skills, including the methods featured in the Reading Eggs curriculum.
More info at: http://readingeggs.com.au/articles/interactive-phonics-games
About Reading Eggs
Developed by educators with over 25 years' experience, Reading Eggs online lessons instruct children in the five areas crucial to literacy development - phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension. Reading Eggs focuses on a core reading curriculum of skills and strategies essential for sustained reading success and is suitable for children aged 3 through 12. Since launching in the United States and Canada in 2011, Reading Eggs has signed on more than 500,000 subscribers and presented more than 15 million lessons in North America.