Wooden Tricky Word Pieces - all Phonic Phases


Product Code: 708-LI10521

Natural Wooden discs to help pupils learn tricky/exception words from phonics phases two to five.

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Multi-Sensory Learning

Hands-on interaction with these wooden pieces offers a tactile and visual method to master tricky words and enhances phonemic awareness.

Indoor and Outdoor Use

Designed for flexibility in learning environments, these pieces can be effectively used both indoors and outdoors, promoting versatile teaching opportunities.

Phonic Phase Segmentation

Allowing for targeted educational approaches as children progress through different stages of phonics learning, each piece is categorisable by phonic phase.

Durable Material

Made from wood, these pieces provide a sturdy tool for early phonics education, ideal for helping children establish foundational reading skills.

Supports Year 1 English

Directly supports the Year 1 English curriculum by aiding in the recognition of exception words and applying phonics knowledge in reading.

Wooden Tricky Word Pieces

Natural Wooden discs to help pupils learn tricky/exception words from phonics phases two to five.


  • Enhance literacy skills with these durable wooden pieces, meticulously crafted to assist children with the recognition and memorisation of tricky words found across phonics phases two to five. The tactile nature of these tools allows pupils to physically engage with each word, promoting a deep understanding and recognition of irregular phonemic patterns.

  • Ideal for invigorating outdoor learning and indoor classes, these wooden discs enable educators to creatively integrate phonics learning into various environments. Practical applications such as word hunts and interactive games make learning these critical words enjoyable and effective.

  • Aligned with the Year 1 English curriculum, the set supports key educational aims such as decoding words by blending sounds, swiftly responding to graphemes, and recognising common exception words. This makes it a vital resource in developing essential reading skills during the foundational school years.

Supports the National Curriculum

English, Year 1, Phonics

Read common exception words, noting unusual correspondences between spelling and sound and where these occur in the word.

English, Year 1, Phonics

Apply phonic knowledge and skills as the route to decode words.

English, Year 1, Phonics

Respond speedily with the correct sound to graphemes for all 40+ phonemes, including, where applicable, alternative sounds for graphemes.

Technical Summary


    Product includes

  • 41 x Wooden pieces,

  • 41 Wooden Pieces

  • Pack size

  • 41

  • Material

  • Wood

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for age 3 years and up

Size and measurements


  • 5 cm

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