First Sounds and Letters
What a great phonics site which is bursting with activities for children to learn their letter sounds. It supports the teaching of synthetic phonics and it follows the structure of the 'Letters and Sounds' program.
Listen and Match
A matching sounds game.

Phonics Zone 3

Colorful literacy games linked to Phase 3 of 'Letters and Sounds'. They involve clusters of letters.

Free phonics reading games linked to the 'Letters and Sounds' program in England.

The Painting Game

A game where children match pictures with sounds. It focuses on initial sounds.
The Sorting Game
A sorting game aimed at helping p, b, d confusion.
Phonics Games CVC
Lots of reading games featuring three letter words (CVC) or Consonant, Vowel, Consonant words. This site is linked to Phase 4 of the 'Letters and Sounds' programme.


Nine Squares
Children have a choice of nine pictures. They need to identify which one begins with each of the letter sounds.

Letter Formation
This site can help children to learn the names, sounds and formation of letters of the alphabet. Being an American site it has the American pronunication of Z
A good learning to read site. There are good quality games and animated stories which children can interact with. The children can click on words to see what they say. Excellent for learning the sounds the letters make.

Alphabet Poster
This game involves ordering the letters of the alphabet. It is best in full-screen view. As it is an American site it has the American pronunication of Z.