Play Roly 2

PRACTICE VERBAL BLENDING

What you’ll need 

A device to play Play Roly videos, your Roly-ball, a blank book or paper, a marker pen, and coloring crayons or pencils.

How to play

  • Sit on the floor facing each other about six feet apart so you can both see and hear the device
  • Rotate daly through six words
  • Before you play, write today’s Roly-word at the bottom of a page in your child’s blank book or piece of paper 
  • Press ‘play’ and sing and roll to today’s Play Roly 2 video 
  • Play the video all the way through from start to finish, and both times when the video asks, “What is Roly saying?” also ask your child what Roly is saying
  • When the video tells your child what Roly is saying, repeat the answer for your child
  • After your child tells you what Roly said, draw a picture of that day’s Roly-word for your child to color
  • Move on to the next videos, one daily, and repeat the activity
  • If your child does not understand the Roly-word twice in a row, start again at the beginning of the Play Roly 1 videos


     

What to expect

Over time, watch your child learn Roly’s language—no teaching needed. Each time you play, simply have fun singing along to a new video. 

In Play Roly 1, children get lots of practice. Play Roly 2 is more difficult. If your child finds Play Roly 2 challenging, do not hesitate to return to Play Roly 1. It’s all about practice!

Play a Play Roly 2 video

Roly Play

2

"man"

Roly Play

2

"sun"

Roly Play

2

"Sam"

Roly Play

2

"mat"

Roly Play

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"sat"

Roly Play

2

"mum"

man

  • man
  • sun
  • Sam
  • mat
  • sat
  • mum

Got questions?

Complete all six Play Roly 2 videos.  If your child does not understand the Roly-word twice in a row, return to the Play Roly 1 videos.

Move to Play Roly 3 after you have played all six of the Play Roly 2 videos, your child can tell you what Roly is saying on the first try consistently, and has a drawing of the Roly-word in their book.

Play Roly 2 is more challenging for children because Roly does not offer them as many chances at understanding the letter sounds. You can expect your child to find Play Roly 2 more difficult than Play Roly 1. You can also expect your child to return to Play Roly 1 to do some more practice before having the skills to complete Play Roly 2. Keep playing Roly daily and having fun.

Hear from a happy Mom
My five-year old) daughter read me her first book the other day! Play Roly was a huge help to her. She could remember letter sounds easily, but she struggled to blend them together. Now when she gets stuck on a word, she will sing the word, as if playing with Roly, to figure it out. I also have a three-year-old daughter. I found it's a great game to do with the kids together, as they both enjoy singing the song and playing the game.
Hear from a happy Son
Play Roly was a huge help to her. She could remember letter sounds easily, but she struggled to blend them together. Now when she gets stuck on a word, she will sing the word, as if playing with Roly, to figure it out. I also have a three-year-old daughter. I found it's a great game to do with the kids together, as they both enjoy singing the song and playing the game.
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