oo Phonics Activities #1
Phonics: Take about oo sounds (ü) like in the words: zoo, moo,
Literature: Read a book with the oo sounds in it.
Some oo books (and themes) include:
Letter M: Moose Theme (and books)
Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You? by Dr. Seuss
Peek-A-Moo by Bernard Most (We bought this book at a store. It also has the sound: ow (cow, now).)
Moon Theme (and books)
Zoo Theme (and books)
Activity: Look for oo sounds in that book (like the word zoo, moon,
Look at different pictures of a cow. What sound does a cow make? (moo).
Look at different pictures of an owl. What sound does an owl make? (hoo).
Look at different zoo animal pictures. Type in the word cow and zoo at Google Images.
Music: Sing "Old MacDonald"
(You can read some farm books.)
Art: Draw a cow (since it makes the noise, moo).
Science: Look at the moon. Can you see the moon in the day? If not, look at it at night.
Science: Make goop out of corn starch. Explore with your
Talk about the sound of oo while the child/ren play with the goop.
"Look, the goop is oozing through your fingers." "Ooze."
Talk about other words like: bandicoot, boo, boom, boot, food, fool, foolish man, goose, hoo, kangaroo, loop, loose, moo, mood, moon, moose, noodle, noon, oodles, ooze, pool, poodle, roof, room, root, rooster, soon, too, toot, tooth, zoo, zoom, etc.
For younger children: You can choose words like; boo, moo, hoo, toot
and have them say the words.
Online oo Activities
Between the Lions: Double o, "oo" Song Quicktime, Real Player
oo Phonics Activities #2
Phonics: Take about oo sounds (u) like in the words: book, cook, foot, good, hood, hoof, hook, look, roof, root, took, tool, etc.
Science: What part of your body do you use to look at things? (Your eyes.)
Music: Sing a song about your eyes.
Read a book about eyes:
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! by Dr. Seuss
Science: Look at different objects using your eyes. What did
you see? What color is it? etc.
Talk about your eyes and the importance of them.
Art: Draw a picture.
Literature: Read any book.
Other oo Sounds
O: door floor poor