Play Roly 6

BEGIN EARLY READING

What you’ll need 

A device to play Play Roly videos, the letter sound videos below, your book or pages from earlier Play Roly activities, your Roly-ball, and a marker pen.

How to play

  • Sit about six feet apart with your book and access to the video sound letters below
  • Write the words for today in your child’s book or on a blank page
  • Play the Play Roly 6 video and roll Roly back and forth
  • Ask your child to match the letters in his or her book with the letter sound videos, play each letter sound once, and afterward, roll your Roly-ball back and forth and remind your child the way Roly exaggerates the 3 letter-sounds, without breaks or breaths between his sounds
  • After the three letter sound videos have played, sing the three sounds a second time on your own the way Roly sings them with no pauses or breaks between the sounds—help your child remember the letter sounds if needed
  • After each word, ask your child what the letter sounds are saying
  • Start with the “sit sad sad” and “mad mud men” videos (write the words in your book)
  • Next, do the “fat fin fit” and “rat run red” videos  (write the words in your book)
  • Finally, read more than one word per page in Story 1 and Story 2 (write these in your book)  
  • If your child cannot sound out the words with help two times, we recommend you start the Play Roly 1 videos again for more practice

What to expect

Do one video session per day. Have high-fiving fun. Move through all the videos until your child can read stories 1 and 2. Congratulations—your child is starting to read—just like Roly! We expect most children will need to return to Play Roly 1 several times to gain extra practice. Don’t worry if this happens, your child is building confidence ready to become a reader.

 

Play a Play Roly 6 Video

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"fat fin fit"

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"mad mud men"

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"rat run red"

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"sit sat sad"

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"story 1"

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"story 2"

fat fin fit

  • fat fin fit
  • mad mud men
  • rat run red
  • sit sat sad
  • story 1
  • story 2

Letter Sound Videos

Roly’s letter sound videos tell you what the letters have to say!

First Sounds

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Short Vowel Sounds

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Last Sounds

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Got questions?

Play the Play Roly 6 videos once  daily until your child can understand the letter sounds and say the words. Be sure to have high-fiving fun.

What’s next?

  • After the program is finished, your child may want to read their book to other family members, their toys, or on their own
  • Roly has created three easy decodable readers that your child will be ready to start reading:
  • Encourage your child to snuggle up and read to you
  • You can help your child to sound out the words or remember the letter sounds if needed
  • Let us know how it went by clicking the contact button below and sending us an email
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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