Read the Syllable
Understand how letters combined together create syllables and new sounds.
Pick a brick from each bowl.
Put your letters together to make a syllable and say it aloud (e.g. 2 possibilities: BA or AB).
How to prepare
1 base plate
12 bricks (6 different consonants and 6 different vowels)
Place the consonants and vowels in separate bowls.
Ask “Can you imagine an animal that can make this sound?”.
Ask “Can you think of a word starting with or containing this sound?”.
Increase the number of consonants.
Take two consonants and one vowel and make a syllable.
Take more than 2 bricks and read all the syllables as part of an imaginary word.
Say a syllable out loud and ask the child to spell it out loud or write it down.
Children will develop these holistic skills
- Recognize words more and more easily: Respond speedily with the correct sound to graphemes (letters or groups of letters)
- Perform operations on letters and word syllables: remove, add, reverse, locate, substitute
- Read aloud
- Improve auditory discrimination skills: Discriminate sounds in words (syllables)
- Understand rules
Did you know?
Braille is a reading system based on a syllabic approach.
When adults engage children in literacy learning during play, and in a manner that extends rather than interrupts the flow of the play, we do see benefits.
Braille activity groups
LEGO® Braille Bricks activities: CHARACTERS
Learn braille letters, numbers, mathematic symbols and punctuation signs and know how to read and write them.
LEGO® Braille Bricks activities: LITERACY
Assemble characters brick by brick and play with words in order to develop the ability to read and write.
LEGO® Braille Bricks activities: NUMERACY
Assemble characters, play with numbers and develop the ability to do basic mathematics and geometry.