HOP Ready Box- 10 Classroom Games

A brilliant collection of 10 top quality early literacy games designed by teachers to maximise each child’s learning. Carefully linked to the Early Learning Goals and National Literacy Strategy, these games are perfect for in the classroom or at home. Opportunities for speaking and listening abound in these endlessly flexible materials for use with adult guidance.

 

Contains 10 fun and entertaining games: 

 

Mrs Muddle’s Puddle:

  • Help Mrs Muddle sort out the washing from her puddle!
  • Players aim to hang picture cards on the line by identifying initial sounds.
  • 8 initial sounds with 4 pictures cards for each.
  • Introductory activity and game playable at three levels of difficulty.
  • Pack includes washing line, ‘puddle’ card and 32 sound cards- pegs not included
  • Guidance notes included.
  • Stored in transparent zip-top wallet.
  • Suitable for 2–4 players.
  • Age range 4–6 yrs.
  • ELG Ref. SLc, Ra NLS Ref. W2 

 

Dive to the Hive:

  • Players fill hives with ‘bee’ picture cards by recognising initial letter shapes and sounds- a hug for Fred Bear rewards the winner!
  • Contains 8 letters/sounds in sturdy A5 inset-boards- also includes a bag and bear finger puppet.
  • Game playable at two levels of difficulty.
  • Guidance notes included.
  • Stored in transparent zip-top wallet.
  • Suitable for 1–4 players.
  • Age range 4–6 yrs.
  • ELG Ref. SLc, Ra NLS Ref. W2

 

Down in the Jungle:

  • Discover who’s hiding under the leaves and enjoy the rhymes that introduce high frequency words.
  • Luxuriously illustrated with a reflective surprise!
  • Separate jungle theme card game for 2 players reinforces early counting skills.
  • Can be played at three levels of difficulty.
  • Contains A3 size inset-board, cards, counters and dice.
  • Guidance notes included.
  • Stored in transparent zip-top wallet.
  • Suitable for 2–4 players.
  • Age range 4–6 yrs.
  • ELG Ref. SLb, c Ra,b NLS Ref. W1, S3, T8,10

 

Where’s the Wolf?:

  • Lift the house’s roof to find the wolf by playing a letter shape matching game- the winner looks after the wolf finger puppet!
  • Game playable at two levels of difficulty.
  • Contains A5 inset-board houses, roofs and wolf finger puppet.
  • Guidance notes included.
  • Stored in transparent zip-top wallet.
  • Suitable for up to 3 children.
  • Age range 4–6 yrs.
  • ELG Ref. SLa,c,Ra NLS Ref. W3

 

The Hare and the Tortoise:

  • Stimulating, detailed but clear sequencing cards tell this traditional tale.
  • Contains suggestions for an extension activity.
  • Play the board game to find out if the tortoise is always the winner!
  • Contains pictures, number cards, A3 game-board, dice, bag and tokens.
  • Guidance notes included.
  • Stored in transparent zip-top wallet.
  • Suitable for 1–4 children.
  • Age range 4–6 yrs.
  • ELG Ref. SLc, Rb NLS Ref. T7

 

Ten Greenn Bottles:

  • By matching or reading high frequency words players replace the ‘fallen’ bottles on their wall- but watch out for the broken bottles!
  • 10 high frequency words covered.
  • Game may be played at two different levels of difficulty.
  • Contains inset-boards with bottle shaped cards and tokens.
  • Guidance notes included.
  • Stored in transparent zip-top wallet.
  • Suitable for 2 players.
  • Age range 4–6 yrs.
  • ELG Ref. Ra NLS Ref. W6,9.

 

The Three Silly Goats Gruff:

  • A fun listening game using contextual clues and based on the traditional tale- collect the most Goat tokens without the Troll frightening them away!
  • A novel Trip-Trap board game for 2 players can have unexpected outcomes- suggestion for extension activity also included!
  • Contains A4 game board, story sheet, tokens, bag and spinner.
  • Guidance notes included.
  • Stored in transparent zip-top wallet.
  • Suitable for up to 4 players.
  • Age range 4–6 yrs.
  • ELG Ref. SLb,c NLS Ref. S1, T2

 

Double Trouble:

  • Have fun finding the bears as you play snap and spot the small differences in the bears belonging to four ‘families’.
  • Inset-boards make for hassle-free pelmanism playable at two levels.
  • Includes 2 A4 inset-boards, bear cards, bear identification sheet and apple counters.
  • Guidance notes included.
  • Stored in transparent zip-top wallet.
  • Suitable for 2–4 players.
  • Age range 4–6 yrs.
  • ELG Ref. Sla, Ra

 

Fishy Phonics:

  • Cast your line and catch a fish!
  • Each fish reveals a word, teaching the child phonics.
  • Contains a beautifully illustrated seabed board, fish cards, 2 fishing rods, 2 magnets and paper clips.
  • Guidance notes included.
  • Stored in transparent zip-top wallet.
  • Suitable for 1-2 players.
  • Age range 4-6 yrs.

 

Funny Flip Flaps:

  • Turn the flaps to make entertainingly silly sentences while learning high frequency words- a real recipe for the giggles!
  • Invite the children to illustrate the funniest or create words of your own- endless possibilities of fun!
  • Guidance notes included.
  • A4 landscape flip chart stored in a transparent zip-top wallet.
  • Suitable for up to 4 children.
  • Age range 4–6 yrs.
  • ELG Ref. Rb NLS Ref. W6/7, S1,3

 

£169.00 £134.99