Phase 3 games

Click on any of the pictures or titles below to play a game and practise Phase 3 of Letters and Sounds:

Blending Bingo

blending bingo game

This makes a great game for the whole class using an interactive whiteboard but does need a bit of preparation first. Choose Phase 3 and you can choose which groups of sounds you want to work with. You will then have the option to print off the bingo cards (in PDF format). Once you start the game, click the “next word” button and the letters for one of the words will spin into place. From ICT Games.


Buried Treasure

Buried Treasure game phase 3

This game can be customised in lots of ways to enable children to use it at different stages of Phase 3. Put the fake words in the bin and the real words in the treasure chest. The pirate will reward you if you are right with a tune and a dance. See teaching ideas for this game from Phonics Play.


Dragons’ Den

Dragons' Den game

Choose which sets of letters you want to work on first of all. Click the button to get an egg. Sound out the word on the egg to see what it says. If it’s a real word, feed it to the green dragon. If it’s a fake word, feed it to the red dragon. Get it right and the dragon will breathe fire. See teaching ideas for this game from Phonics Play.


Phonics Pop

Phonics pop game

Choose the phonics you want to practise. You can choose Set 6 or 7 to practice sounds from Phase 3. You will hear and see your target sound then you have to click the bubbles that match the sound you’re looking for. From ICT Games.


Pick a Picture

Pick a Picture game

Look at the word on the screen, sound it out and blend the sounds. Click the picture which matches the word. See teaching ideas to accompany this game from Phonics Play.


Picnic on Pluto

Picnic on Pluto game

You can choose from different sets of grapheme-phoneme correspondences (GPCs) at the start of this game, so you can easily tailor it to which letter sets your children have learnt so far. If the word is real, feed it to Bob. If it’s fake, feed it to Obb. There are some useful teaching ideas available for this game from Phonics Play.


Sentence Substitution

Sentence Substitution game

Choose one of the sentences on the first screen and it will then appear as separate words. Alternative words are displayed at the bottom of the screen. All of the words can be dragged around to rearrange the sentence or substitute words. Needs an adult to check that the sentences make sense. Here are some teaching ideas for the game from Phonics Play.


Tell a T-Rex (Silly Questions)

Tell a T Rex game

Choose from four levels. A silly question will appear for you to read. All you have to do is answer the question by clicking yes or no. If you are right, the dinosaur will get some food. From ICT Games.