I received our "Get Set for the Code" Book collection today, reviewed all of them, and have found these books very refreshing for phonic teaching. The now popular way of teaching a child to read by picture/word relationship has proven to me to be ineffective and short-termed-- according to my experiences. My children were taught by phonics and are devoted readers. This book will surely help children to learn the alphabet and letter sounds that will create words for a lifetime. Thank you for this book!
These books give lots of practice with consonants. My kids really enjoy doing them. My only problem is that they use the same example words over and over again. I'm not sure if they are learning or memorizing, or if there is a difference. We are going to continue with the series and check their progress when we get to book 1.
I LOVE the Explode the Code series! I did the first 2 with my 3 yr old and he loved it. He wanted to feel part of the group with his older siblings. We did it at his pace and he loved it. He learned so much. I had him reading about 15 sight words before his 4th birthday. We can't wait to do the next book this fall!