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Aspect 5 - Alliteration

Ways to support your children at home:

alliteration (words that begin with the same sound).

 

 

  • Alliteration is a lot of fun to play around with. Your child’s name can be a good place to start, for example, say: ‘Gurpeet get the giggles’, ‘Carl caught a cat’, ‘Jolly Jessie jumped’. Encourage other family members to have a go, for example: ‘Mummy munches muffins’, ‘Daddy is doing the dishes’.

  • Emphasise alliteration in songs and stories, for example: ‘Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers’.

 

  • Play around with familiar song , such as ‘Old MacDonald had some sheep, shoes, shorts, with a sh sh here and and sh sh there’, to emphasise alliteration.

  • Identify the odd one out, for example, cat, cup, boy, car.

  • Make up little nonsense stories together using lots of alliteration.

  • Collect items that start with the same sound from the park, the garden and around the house.

  • When shopping, think about items you are buying and say: ‘a tall tin of tomatoes’, ‘a lovely little lemon’. Encourage your child to do the same.
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