The Zappy Kids Reading Method 

The ability to read is the most important skill a child can develop. The ability to read begins with parental involvement. How else will a baby learn to talk and to listen – which is the foundation of  literacy? Give your baby the gift of being able to read. The Zappy Kids method will show you how.

Start today – it is NEVER too early to learn to read.

 

Welcome to a brand new way to teach you child to read in an easy, fun and engaging way with the Zappy Kids. The Zappy Kids Reading Method, developed by experienced literacy experts  is:-

Simple – Structured – Systematic

and has seven easy steps.

Step 1: Learn the alphabet letters and the sounds they make for example a like in apple
Step 2: Learn to blend together two letter sounds  like o and n says on
Step 3: Learn to blend three letter sounds together like c -a-t says cat
Step 4: Learn to blend two letter sounds together to make a different sound like sh
Step 5: Learn to blend two letter sound together like pl, nd and st
Step 6: Learn what magic e does like the a in mat says the a in mate
Step 7: Learn to decode longer words by putting it all together like sn and ake says snake

Each of the Zappy Kids characters has a name beginning with a letter of the alphabet and the sound it makes. Each character has a story. They come together to make words! Children love the fun characters and their adventures and they make it so easy for children to remember the alphabet letters which is the foundation of learning to read.

To learn how to use The Zappy Kids Reading Method click HERE

 

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Meet The Zappy Kids Team

Bethany Brogan

Bethany Brogan

Contrubutor

Bethany Brogan is an early-years expert with over 15 years’ experience teaching kindergarten. She inspires and makes learning fun for her young charges, ever cognizant of her favorite quote “The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see”—Alexandra K. Trenfor. Not only does she facilitate growth in children, but she is also an avid gardener, having won several blue ribbons at local garden shows with her home-grown produce and flowers. Bethany loves to travel, recently visiting the Australian Outback and Great Barrier Reef. She resides in Melody Hill Indiana with her husband and two young sons.

Martin Rigby

Martin Rigby

Contributor

As the father of three boys, Martin Rigby knows the importance of play in a child’s development. As a play specialist, he also understands the value and function of play as it relates to each stage of childhood. Never far from a football pitch, he not only cheers on his favourite team, Manchester United but he also helps coach his son’s football team. He enjoys golfing in his spare time and is also an avid participant in mixed martial arts. His favourite quote is by the famous Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson—“As long as there are games to play it is not over”. Martin resides outside Manchester with his sons and their two energetic dogs.

Barbara Anne Deveraux

Barbara Anne Deveraux

Contributor

Barbara Anne Deveraux is a teacher and expert in understanding the needs of bilingual children when learning to read. She herself is fluent in both English and French and believes that no one should ever chose one language over another, but instead embrace the differences to further enrich the mind. In her spare time, Barbara Anne loves to read and watch old movies. Her hobbies include knitting and crafting and she also likes to re-finish furniture to give it a new lease on life. Her favourite quote is by the famous American President Abraham Lincoln—“In the end it is not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years”, something that she lives by every day.