As a parent, you play an important role in shaping how your child feels about spelling. You can help your child gain confidence and skills with letters, words and spelling by playing fun games at home. Discover simple ways to encourage your child with their spelling.

Explore the shapes of letters, and the sounds and words they make with some fun activities for you and your child in the quick guides described below.

Kindergarten to Year 3 – A quick guide to helping your child with writing and spelling
Discover simple ways to encourage your child with their writing and spelling here

Kindergarten to Year 3: At home with spelling – Helping your child learn to spell
Discover little ways you can help your child with their spelling here

These resources have been produced by the Department of Education and can be found on the Schools and You website.