I didn’t anticipate how helpful the pictures for the sounds would actually be. Continually saying “sound it out” when the letter sound combinations can be so different and complex was frustrating for her and me! Now, if she gets stuck on a word I can often say what sound does that combination makes ie oo on the moon, ook with a book etc.
I am a teacher and it is so different to anything I have come across. We had tried all the traditional methods with Grace but she was still struggling. This was helped immensely. I can see such an improvement even in this short period.
I love the daily lesson concept – it is not like reading eggs where you just keep going and going. It allowed us to establish a daily reading routine which was something we were lacking. Now that she is so much more confident and a better reading our casual reading has become so much more enjoyable and less stressful.