Phase 1 games

These free online games will be useful for Phase 1 of the Letters and Sounds phonics programme. Most of the games will work well on an interactive whiteboard as well as for individual play on a computer or tablet. To play a game, just click the picture or title and it will open in a new window or tab:

Hickory Dickory Dock

Hickory Dickory Dock game

In this game children can see the words to the familiar rhyme with buttons to control the animated actions and sound effects. See teaching ideas for this game from Phonics Play.


Sound Starters

Click any of the yellow bubbles to hear a random sound. Some are real sounds and others are funny sound effects. Some start off quietly and gradually get louder, some are long and some are short so there’s lots to talk about. See teaching ideas for this game from Phonics Play.


Welcome to the Zoo

Welcome to the Zoo game

In this game there is an animal hidden in the crate. You will hear the noise that it makes and you have to decide which animal it is. See teaching ideas for this game from Phonics Play.