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Letterland surely someone still does it.

Discussion in 'Early Years' started by InkyP, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    Having learnt the character names many children found it difficult to stop saying Clever Cat for /c/ and so on. Jolly Phonics works much better and, as someone else said, much depends on how you teach it.
  2. inky

    inky Lead commenter

    The letter names irritated me no end, and I always felt that it overcomplicated things.
  3. We use it at my Kindergarten in Hong Kong! :)

    No more Water Witch...it's now 'Walter Walrus' - several characters have changed since I was taught as a child, mainly due to PC reasons
  4. Msz

    Msz Established commenter

    [​IMG]that's even worse!!!!
  5. cariad2

    cariad2 New commenter

    I used it years ago. The children liked the characters and learned their names. But it didn't help them to recall actual letter sounds, and was useless as far as blending is concerned.

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