Phonics and Beginning Reading

Discover resources for teaching phonics at home.

Homeschool Phonics Curriculum

ABC Mouse

The Step-by-Step Learning Path presents the full curriculum in a carefullydesigned program of more than 850 lessons in ten levels.

ABeCeDarian Reading Program

An explicit, comprehensive, multisensory decoding program that rapidly develops a student’s ability to read text fluently.

Adventures in Phonics Reading Program

This beginning reading program is an excellent way to teach a young learner how to read. Using time-tested phonics principles as its foundation, this program will provide all of the essentials necessary to have your student reading at a first grade level.

All About Reading

This scripted, open-and-go program was developed for busy parents, teachers, and tutors who want to teach reading in the most effective way possible.


For 38 years Alpha-Phonics has been used around the world to teach reading. It has been proved to be efficient, highly effective, and very inexpensive. If teaching reading is going to be part of your curriculum, you can’t be without it!

Bob Books

Designed to teach reading skills acquisition. With a foundation in phonics methods, each level addresses a single stage in a child’s reading development.

Children Learning Reading Phonics Foundations

Program shows you exactly how to teach all this through step-by-step phonics & PA lessons combined with fun games and activities to transform children from not knowing even letters and sounds to eventually reading chapter books and novels!

Christ Centered Phonics

Uniquely Christ-centered to assist parents with their responsibility to train their children with a biblical worldview, Christian character, and the skills necessary to fullfill God’s calling on their lives!

Dash into Learning

Teaches your child to read right from the beginning–no need to even know the alphabet first!

Eagle’s Wings Educational Materials

Alphabet Island Phonics is the most thorough, effective, and creative phonics and spelling program available. Its strength lies in the fact that your students learn to REASON out the spelling of words and can account for every letter used.

Explode The Code®

A phonics bestseller for over 30 years, Explode The Code has helped millions of students nationwide build the essential literacy skills needed for reading success

Foundations Phonics

This open & go curriculum teaches phonics through Biblical interactive lessons, engaging worksheets, and exciting hands-on activities.

Go Phonics

Systematic, multisensory phonics w/LA connects skills with fun practice: 50 phonics fluency games, workbooks, songs, decodable stories… (ideal for dyslexia, RTI).

Happy Cheetah Reading

Happy Cheetah Reading is the 20-minute-a-day reading program that empowers you to teach your children.

Hooked on Phonics

Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read uses a proven, simple and fun method to give your child a strong foundation in Phonics and reading skills. Each lesson takes 20 minutes or less.

Jolly Phonics

Jolly Phonics is a fun and child centred approach to teaching literacy through synthetic phonics. With actions for each of the 42 letter sounds, the multi-sensory method is very motivating for children.

Logic of English

Anyone Can Teach Someone to Read

McRuffy Language Arts Programs

Your primary resource for comprehensive, quality curriculum serving homeschool families, classrooms, and tutors.

Meet the Phonics Series DVD’s

Includes All 3 “Meet the Phonics” DVDs

Phonics Pathways

Phonics Pathways is a complete phonics program, self-contained within one large book so you do not need a separate teacher’s manual.


The PhonicsTutor method of instruction teaches students the common sounds for an extended set of Orton-Gillingham phonograms with spelling rules.

Play ‘n Talk – Phonics in Action

A multi-sensory, easy to use, phonics-based reading and spelling program based on word families, such as the “at” family (at, bat, cat, fat, hat, mat, pat, rat, sat).

PRIDE Reading Program

Trusted PRIDE Reading Program & Reading Specialists for Struggling Readers, Dyslexia & Reading Comprehension.


Rooted in the widely acclaimed Orton-Gillingham teaching methodology, the ReadBright program enables children to easily and successfully master foundational reading skills.

Reading Eggs

Reading Eggs makes learning to read interesting and engaging for kids, with great online reading games and activities.

Reading Made Easy

Includes 108 fully-scripted lessons that each take about 30 minutes to complete.

Rigg’s Institute

A non-profit literary agency that carries materials based on the methods of Orton and Spalding.

Rock N Learn Phonics DVDs

This complete phonics program includes 4 discs and 81 printable worksheets. Engaging characters, humor, and music make this complete phonics program a favorite way to boost reading and spelling skills.

Rocket Phonics

A complete reading program for kids. Initial games teach letter sounds and blending.


Born out of a mother’s personal mission to help her dyslexic son learn to read, Saxon Phonics and Spelling was developed to provide targeted foundational skill instruction using interactive, multisensory approaches to keep students engaged, excited, and advancing.

Scaredy Cat Reading System

Multi-sensory program with songs, storytelling, and games.

Starfall® opened in September 2002 as a free public service to teach children to read.


Each lesson only takes about 15 minutes to complete. Pages are open and free of clutter. If you can read, you can teach Sylladot.

Talicor (Aristoplay)

Offers various phonetic/spelling games.


With TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ IN 100 EASY LESSONS, children easily move step–by–step with phonics (sounds for letters) and learn the essential skills (left out of other phonics programs) to blend the sounds into words.

The Ordinary Parent’s Guide to Teaching Reading

Scripted, open-and-go lessons enable you to give your student a strong foundation in reading.

The PHONICS Road to Spelling and Reading

The PHONICS Road to Spelling and Reading faithfully follows the instructional approach for learning English language arts as developed by Dr. Samuel Orton and Romalda Spalding.

The Reading Game

The fast action memory card game, picture flashcards and storybooks that makes learning to read fun!


Provide at-risk students with an alternative approach to phonics, word structure, and spelling with this unique, multisensory program. Touch-Units® make decoding concepts attainable by involving four modalities: visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile.


WhisperPhone gives readers immediate feedback on their speaking volume, pitch, and pronunciation. Our product benefits learners that have ADHD, autism, dyslexia, and more.

Writing Road To Reading – 6th Edition by Romalda

Teaches phonics, spelling, grammar, and much more. Can be challenging to use.