Phonics Fun: Online games that teach the Magic ‘e’

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Senior Infants and First Class are learning about Magic ‘e’.

They know Magic ‘e’ makes

the first vowel in a word call out its name.

So ‘pet’ changes into ‘Pete.’ That’s magic!


Magic ‘e’ is sometimes called Silent ‘e’ or Bossy ‘e.’

These online activities and games

help us learn about Magic ‘e’.

There are ‘click and drag’ activities

on Smart and


If you like rescuing princesses as much as we do

you will enjoy the adventure game on 

and learn about Magic ‘e’ at the same time.

This was our favourite and if you play it

we are sure you will see why.


Finally Learn English Kids has a story

that uses ‘Magic ‘e’ words

and it is followed by game


These activities make learning fun.

Do you know any online games that teach

the ‘Magic ‘e’?

We would love to hear about them if you do.

Student Favourite: ‘Teach Your Monster To Read’: Online games that teach synthetic phonics

Meanwhile down in Senior Infants and First Class,

the students are working hard on their phonics.


The activities on the cleverly named website

Teach Your Monster To Read‘ 

complement the synthetic phonics that the children

are learning in class.


The children enjoy the games and are learning

to read at the same time.


Why not try ‘Teach Your Monster To Read’ at home !

And if the novelty ever wears off there are some

more reading games to choose from here.

Interactive Games Online – 1st/2nd Class – Dolch, High Frequency & CVC words

Tome Reader
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Blending Dragon from ICT

CVC Pop Game from ICT

Dinosaur Eggs with Phonics from ICT


High Frequency Words

Dinosaur Eggs with High Frequency Words from ICT



Lots of games for teaching Dolch List

We use this ‘Listen and Spell’ in class:


The children also like using

the Teach Your Monster to Read website

to work on their phonics.

You will need to sign up and register for this,

but it is free.


Remember to supervise your child online.