Help for Reading: Phonological awareness

This video offers a short explanation of phonological and phonemic awareness, how they differ from phonics, and why they’re so important. It touches on how to know if your child has adequate phonemic awareness skills, with a focus on their ability to blend and segment word sounds.

The Wiggles on You Tube

Wiggles Channel

Since The Wiggles’ inception in 1991 they have set records and established themselves as the world’s number one children’s entertainment group! The colourful foursome have entertained, engaged and educated pre-school children worldwide.

Mr Thorne Does Phonics

Mr Thorne Does Phonics

Mr Thorne and Geraldine the Giraffe help children discover the world of phonics, learning letters and sounds along the way.

ABC Kids' Music Channel

ABC Kids’ Music Channel

ABC musicians Justine Clarke, Jay Laga’aia, Nay Nay and more sing contemporary and classic songs that help kids learn about the different sounds in words, as well as rhyme, rhythm and alliteration.

Nursery Tracks Channel

Nursery Tracks Channel

Popular classic nursery rhymes to develop language skills, including rhyming and vocabulary, and a selection of songs focusing on alphabet sounds.

Dave and Ava

Dave and Ava

Playlists of classic nursery rhymes with animated videos.

Maria’s Nursery

Maria’s Nursery

A collection of British nursery rhymes, great for babies, toddlers and preschool children. The nursery rhymes also contain subtitles.