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Spelling games for kids

Spelling Year 1

Spelling Year 1 KS1. Support on spelling for kids with Super Brainy Beans. Primary homework help with worksheet downloads and online games.

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Spell all 100 common words

Throughout Year 1 & Year 2 children are expected to learn how to spell the first 100 words which are commonly used in reading and writing.

Top TipSome of these do not follow the normal phonic rules and are known as 'tricky' words. Here there is no trick to learning to spell these words they just have to know.

First 100 Words Check List
Print off this check list of the first 100 words your child should learn to spell.

Learning spellings

Spelling Test book note pad
Print off the sheets to make the notepads for the Spelling Test book

Words with ai & oi sound

The following words have the ai or oi sound. To remind you of the sounds visit the phonics page.

rain train join soil

Words with ai or oi sound spelling sheet
10 words to learn with the ai or oi sound
ai spelling gameai Spelling Game
Fill in the letter to spell out the word with the ai sound.

Words with ee sound

The following words have the ee sound. To remind you of the sounds visit the phonics page.

meet week me he

Words with ee sound spelling sheet
10 words to learn with the ee sound

Adding ing & ed

Add ing to a word to show that something is happening now.

rain + ing = raining
dust + ing = dusting

Add ed to a word to show that it has happened in the past.

push + ed = pushed
open + ed = opened

Words ending with ing & ed spelling sheet
Print off this check list and test your spelling skills adding ing and ed.
Words ending with ing and ed
Can you spell these words again adding ing or ed?

Plurals adding s or es

A plural means that there is more than one of something. There are rules for added plurals to nouns. Nouns are a person or thing. For more on nouns see our Grammar page.

With most nouns just add an s to the end of the word.
shop + s = shops
book + s = books

Singlar or pluralSingular or plural
Sort the words into singular or plural. Match the singular with its plural and choose presents for Lucy.

If the noun ends with s, ss, x, sh or ch add es.
bus + es = buses
church + es = churches
fox + es = foxes

Words ending with s & es spelling sheet
Print off this check list and test your spelling skills adding s and es.

Rhyming words

Two words rhyme when they end with the same sound.

star, car
cat, mat

What rhymes with...
Write down words that rhyme with the one shown.

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