Lights and Sounds Phonics Desk

Price £25.00
Product code: 142465
Price £25.00
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Age range: 3 years - 6 years
Age range: 3 years - 6 years

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  • Standard delivery £3.95
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Product Information

At a Glance

Interactive game unit teaching phonics, spelling and counting with flashing keys plus sounds and tunes

Features and benefits for ELC Lights and Sounds Phonics Desk

  • 8 different games to play
  • Teaches sounds, spelling, counting and colours
  • Keys light up and flash
  • Fun sounds and melodies
  • Helping with early reading and builds communication skills
  • Great for learning to sort and match
  • Dimensions: 35.6cm x Width 34.3cm x Depth 8.3cm.
  • Requires 3 x AA batteries (Not included)
Want To Know More?

Your child can choose between eight different activities on the Phonics Desk – five that will quiz them on letters, sounds and words, one that teaches them to count, and another two that show them colours and tunes. The desk's 26 keys that light up and flash are an easy way for your child to learn as they play.

The Phonics Desk is a great educational toy for encouraging your child in their first steps towards learning to read. As they progress through each game your child can have fun with words and sounds – learning the letters of the alphabet, how sounds are used in words and how to spell, as well as counting and colours. The alphabet desk uses the same teaching method, called phonics, used in schools, making it just right to prepare your child for the future.

The Phonics Alphabet Desk's eight educational games will keep your child interested and let them learn at their own pace – but it's so fun they won't even know they're learning. Getting the answers right gives a wonderful sense of achievement and you can make up even more games using the brightly coloured alphabet keys.

Warning: Not suitable for children under 36 months.

8 games to choose from.
Game 1: Letter names and sounds - Press a letter key to hear its name and sound (phonics).
Game 2: Find the letter - Try to find the spoken letter within three attempts.
Game 3: Find the mystery letter - Try to find the mystery letter within five attempts.
Game 4: Find the first letter - The unit will ask you to find the first letter of a spoken word.
Game 5: Learn to spell - The unit will ask you to spell different words.
Game 6: Learn to count - The unit will ask you to press a specific number of keys.
Game 7: Learn about colours - The unit will ask you to find a specific colour.
Game 8: Music time - Press a key and hear a tune. The keys will flash while the music is being played.

Start and end
Pick a word on the desk, then ask your child what sound it starts with and ends with

Spot the word
Pick a letter together and spot something in the room that starts with that letter

Pick a word that is linked with a sound, such as owl car or bell. Ask your child to make the sound associated with that word.

Don't Forget...

...ELC has a great range of toys for every stage of your child's development.

Product Specifications

Brand ELC
Weight 0.8 kg
Height 32 cm
Width 31 cm
Depth 8 cm
Colour Multi
Batteries required Requires 3 x AA batteries (Not included)
Batteries included false
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smaller items may be delivered via Royal Mail.

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Customer reviews
Lights and Sounds Phonics Desk is rated 2.9 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Faulty item, only work 80% Brought this for my boy who is autistic. Loves the toy, but buttons on some of the alphabets don't seem to work. Would only recommend if it worked ok.
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent ideal for my 4 year old great grandson for christmas
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from An issue with the volume (too low) We surprised that the volume is too low. For the first time I thought it's the batteries but, even with new batteries the problem still stands. It was definitely unpleasant experience.
Date published: 2017-09-12
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Some products are extremely good but others seem to lack thought or care to aid learning. Do early learning actually work with teachers when developing things?
Date published: 2016-03-29
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Ask a question

Hi, Can you switch the sound off and use? (rather like the old early learning 'look and learn phonics alphabet educatioal toy'? Thanks

Asked by: val
Hi Val Thanks for your enquiry. No, there is no mute button on this product.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2017-09-08
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Learning skills

How does this help my child ?

  • Learning to Read
    Learning to Read

    This toy helps your child start to read for themselves.

  • Imagination
    Stimulates Senses

    This toy encourages your child to enjoy using their SENSES.