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The end phoneme n

Rhymes and jingles featuring the rime en

Higgledy, piggledy, my fat hen:
Oh, the Grand Old Duke of York;
The farmer's in his den;
One, two, buckle my shoe

Books featuring the rime en

Molly Barry : Ten, Nine, Eight (Red Fox);
The Little Red Hen (any version);
Claude Belanger : The Pig Pen Party (Kingscourt Publishing);
Judith Nicholls : Ben Biggins' books (Longman);
Penny Dale : Ten in the Bed (Walker)

CVC words featuring the final consonant n

ban, can, Dan, fan, man, Nan, pan, ran, tan, van; Ben, den, fen, hen, Ken, Len, men, pen, ten, then, when, wren, yen; bin, din, fin, kin, pin, sin, tin, win; con, don, Ron; bun, fun, gun, nun

topThe end phoneme g

Rhymes and jingles featuring the final phoneme g

There was a pig went out to dig;
This little pig went to market;
Old Mother Hubbard;
Five little speckled frogs

Books featuring final g

Helen Nicholl : Meg and Mog series;
Jonathan Long and Kirky Paul : The Dog that Dug (Red Fox);
Margaret Mahy : Guinea Pig Grass (Kingscourt Publishing);
Peter Bowman : I wish I Were Big (Red Fox)

CVC words ending with g

bag, gag, lag, nag, rag, sag, tag, wag; beg, leg, Meg, peg; big, dig, fig, gig, jig, pig, rig, wig; bog, cog, dog, fog, hog, log, Mog; bug, dug, jug, lug

topThe end phoneme d

Rhymes and jingles featuring the final phoneme d

There were ten in the bed;
I had a cat and the cat pleased me;
'Let's to bed;, says sleepy head;
Five little peas in a pea pod pressed

Books featuring final d

The Little Red Hen (traditional - many versions available);
John Richardson : Bad Moor Bear (Red Fox)
Babette Cole : The Trouble With Dad (Mammoth)

CVC words ending with d

Bad, dad, fad, had, lad, mad, pad, sad; bed, fed, led, Ned, red, Ted, wed, shed, Fred; bid, did, hid, lid, Sid; cod, God, nod, pod, rod; cud, dud, mud, sud

topThe end phoneme m

Rhymes and jingles featuring the final phoneme m

When I was one;
Once there was a silly old ram;
Tom, Tom the piper's son;
Oh I do like to be beside the seaside (tiddley om, pom, pom)

Books featuring final m

Babette Cole : The Trouble with Mum (Mammoth);
Kaye Umansky and Margaret Chamberlain : Pass the Jam, Jim and You Can Swim, Jim (Red Fox);
Janet and Allan Ahlberg : Each Peach Pear Plum (Puffin)

CVC words ending with m

dam, ham, jam, Pam, ram, Sam, yam; hem, them; dim, him, Jim, Kim, rim, Tim, vim; pom-pom, ROM, Tom; fum (as in 'fee-fie-foe'), gum, hum, mum, rum, sum, turn, yum

topThe end phoneme p

Rhymes and jingles featuring the final phoneme p

Skip to my Lou;
The big ship sails;
'Let's to bed', says sleepy head;
Oranges and lemons (chip chop);

Books featuring final p

Hilda Offen : The Sheep Gave a Leap (Red Fox);
Satoshi Kitamura : When Sheep Cannot Sleep (Red Fox);
Snip and Snap (Kingscourt Phonic Foldout)

CVC words ending with p

Bap, cap, chap, gap, lap, map, nap, rap, sap, tap, yap, zap; pep; cop, chop, hop, lop, mop, pop, top; cup, pup, sup

topThe end phoneme a

Rhymes and jingles featuring the medial vowel phoneme a

I had a little nut tree;
My hat it has three corners;
Little Miss Muffett;
Pussy cat, pussy cat;

Books featuring medial a

Brian Wildsmith : Cat on the Mat (Oxford University Press);
Jonathan Long and Korky Paul : The Cat that Scratched (Red Fox);
Scat Cat and Rock Pool Rap (Story Rhymes, Oxford Reading Tree);

CVC words containing medial a

bad, bag, back, ban, bat; cab, can, cap, cat; dab, dad, dam, Dan; fan, fat; gag, gap, had, ham, hat; lad, lag, lack, lap; mad, man, map, mat, nag, nam, nap; Pam, pack, pad, pan, pat; rag, rack, ram, ran, rap; sad, sag, sack, Sam, sap, sat; tab, tag, tack, tan, tap; van, vat; wag; yap; zig-zag, zap

topThe end phoneme e

Rhymes and jingles featuring the medial phoneme e

The Grand Old Duke of York (men);
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, once I caught a fish alive (ten, then);
The farmer's in his den;
Diddle, diddle dumpling (bed);

Books featuring medial e

Pat Hutchins : You'll Soon Grow into Them, Titch (Red Fox);
Jeanne Willis and Susan Varley : The Monster Bed (Red Fox);
Benedict Blathwayt : Little Red Train to the Rescue (Julie Macrae);

CVC words containing medial vowel e

bed, fed, led, red, Ted, wed; beg, leg, Meg, peg; hem, them; Ben, den, fen, Len, Ken, pen, wren, ten, when, men, then; pep, bet, get, let, met, pet set, wet, yet;

topThe end phoneme i

Rhymes and jingles featuring the medial vowel i

Dip, dip, dip, my little ship;
Jack be nimble;
Miss Polly had a dolly;
Chick, chick, chick, chick, chicken;

Books featuring medial i

Inga Moore : Six Dinner Sid (Simon & Schuster Education);
Carol Diggory Shields : I Wish My Brother Was a Dog (Orchard Books);
Marcus Pfister : The Rainbow Fish (North-South Books);

CVC words with medial vowel i

bib, fib, nib, rib; did, hid, kid, lid, rid, Sid; big, dig, fig, pig, wig; kick, lick, quick, sick, tick, wick, chick, thick; dim, Kim, rim, Tim; bin, din, fin, pin, tin, win, chin, shin, thin; dip, hip, nip; nit, wit; dish, fish, wish; six

topThe end phoneme o

Rhymes and jingles featuring the medial vowel phoneme o

Hickory, dickory, dock;
Pease pudding hot;
Hot cross buns;
To market, to market

Books featuring medial vowel o

Rose Impey : Hot Dog Harris (Orchard Books);
Hiawyn Oram and Louisa Flathe : Just Dog (Orchard Books);
Helen Nicholl, Jan Pienkowski, David Wood : Meg and Mog - Four Plays for Young Children (Young Puffin)

CVC words with medial vowel o

Bob, nob, job, mob, rob, sob; dock, lock, mock, rock, sock, tock; pod, rod' bog, cog, dog, fog, log; Ron; mop, top; cot, dot, got, hot, lot, not, pot, rot, tot, shot; shock; gosh

top The end phoneme u

Rhymes and jingles featuring the medial vowel phoneme u

Five currant buns;
The wheels on the bus

Books featuring medial vowel u

Allan Ahlberg : Master Bun the Baker's Boy (Penguin);
Paul O Zelinsky : The Wheels on the Bus (Watts Publishing);
Trish Cooke : So Much (Walker);

CVC words with medial vowel u

cub, dub, hub, nub, pub, rub, tub; duck, chuck, luck, muck, suck, tuck; bud, cud, mud; bug, dug, hug, lug, mug, rug, tug; chum, hum, mum, rum, sum, tum; bun, fun, gun, nun, pun, run, sun; cup, pup, sup; bus; but, cut, gut, hut, jut, nut, rut, tuttop

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