Jolly Phonics is a UK based Programme ,best suitable for age group 3.5 - 6 years .In this programme kids are introduced to 42 letter sounds which includes alphabet sounds along with diagraphs ( where 2 alphabets are joined together to make one sound).
Kids would easily blend 2 letter words in nursery and gradually 3 and 4 letter words in junior kg and would easily grasp reading in senior kg.
By 1st standard they are thorough with their sounds and blending difficult spellings.
Children using Joly Phonics can expect to be , on average , up to a year ahead , and a little further ahead with spelling by the end of their first year.
It teaches five key skills that, together , enable the children to read confidently and write independtly.
5 Basic skills are :-
1. Learning the Letter sounds
2.Learning Letter formation
4.Identifying sounds in words