What is Phonological Awareness and Why is it Important?


Phonological awareness examples

Phonological awareness is the ability to hear the sounds that make up spoken, including individual letter sounds and syllables. It’s one of the most important parts of learning to read! 

By playing with sounds, children can begin to hear the invisible patterns in language. This important skill translates into future reading success. Here are some phonological awareness activities you can do with your child to develop their awareness of sounds in the speech they hear every day.

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Some examples of phonological awareness concepts include hearing rhymes, knowing which sounds start words, recognizing syllables, and more.

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