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The fun way to learn to read

Alphablocks is the hit CBeebies TV show that’s helped a million children learn to read. Who better to show you how words work than the alphabet brought to life? With adventures, songs and laughter, it’s tons of fun with words – all built on a firm foundation of key phonics skills. And now it’s a complete reading programme that can take your child all the way from ABC to confident reader.

Get reading and writing with the Alphablocks!

Hot off the press: four wonderful story books with all-new Alphablocks adventures for you to share with your child, and a fun-filled handwriting activity book (coming soon). The story books introduce key letters and sounds to get your child reading and making words with fun and laughter, and the reusable activity book will help your child master those all-important letter formation and writing skills.

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Watch the show

Watch episodes online, on TV or on DVD. Alphablocks is made so your child can just press play and have fun while learning essential phonics skills. More than 90 episodes take them from learning their alphabet to reading long words like alphabet. Online, there are interactive episodes too, so your child can make words that make adventures happen.

Phonics step by step

Alphablocks is made by leading reading experts and based on best-practice phonics as taught in schools. The five colour-coded stages make it simple to find your child’s level and the episodes, books and activities that match. Plus our quick and easy video guides will tell you everything you need to know about phonics and how you can really help your child.

The Alphablocks Reading Programme

Everything your child needs to learn to read is in the box with this exciting new home learning kit: 15 step-by-step magazines filled with fun hands-on activities, flashcards, stickers, 100 letter tiles, games and much, much more. The Alphablocks Reading Programme is designed to follow your child’s first year at school and give them a major boost in reading confidence and skills. It’s the perfect way to kick-start a love of reading. Sign up here.

Watch on DVD

A complete set of DVDs means you can watch Alphablocks on your TV whenever you want. Each of the five DVDs is a complete colour stage, so your child can learn step by step and watch their favourite episodes again and again. A box set is also available.

Solve the puzzle

This giant, 24-piece chunky floor puzzle from the puzzle experts at Ravensburger lets your child get hands on with the Alphablocks. It’s lots of fun and a great, practical way to get to know the alphabet and learn letter shapes and their sounds.

Meet the Alphablocks!

How many Alphablocks have you met? Master letters and sounds with the free Meet the Alphablocks app and sing along with all 26 Alphablocks and the Alphablocks Alphabet Song.

It’s Playtime!

Make words do magic with the free CBeebies Playtime app, featuring the popular Alphablocks Word Magic game and lots more of your favourite characters from the CBeebies channel.

I can read books!

30 Alphablocks first readers and ebooks are just the thing to let your child show you what they can do. Starting with just eight different letters and a few words per page, they grow step by step as your child learns new letters and reading skills, until they can read long sentences and master words like “AMAZING!”.

A real reading boost

It all adds up to a multisensory reading programme that can give your child a real reading boost. Get started now by playing the free episodes and app. Then take off with the DVDs and get hands-on with the Alphablocks Reading Programme, story books,  first readerswriting book and puzzle for lots more reading fun!

Coming soon...

Watch this space for some fantastic new ways to play and learn with the Alphablocks. We're working hard on new adventures in apps, toys, teaching resources and more, all arriving later this year.

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