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Phoneme Hunt /ay/: Explore /ay/ with Jane the Snail (Stage 1, Stage 2)

On Demand

Listen for the /ay/ sound in an author read-aloud of Jane the Snail’s exciting adventure. This is followed by a phoneme hunt and the option to explore eleven resources about spelling the /ay/ sound.


‘Jane the Snail’s Eighth Birthday’ includes 56 words with the /ay/ sound. Students can:

The activities that relate to this engaging text are self-paced, so you may choose to engage with this resource for a shorter, or longer period of time, depending on class needs.

Short version (5-35 minutes)

  • Watch the text being read aloud (3 minutes)
  • Take part in an audio-supported scavenger hunt for the /ay/ sound (10-30 minutes)

The scavenger hunt can be completed by students working independently, in small groups, or as a class. 

Long version (35 minutes – 2 hours)

  • Watch the text being read aloud (3 minutes)
  • Take part in an audio-supported scavenger hunt for the /ay/ sound (10-30 minutes
  • Explore eleven different resources about spelling the /ay/ sound, each with their own video, self-marking digital interactive and worksheet. (length depends on number of resources explored)


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Student Learning Library, NSW Department of Education

Event Details

Event Type

On Demand (available until: 29-Dec-2028 05:00PM)

Delivery Platform

Google sites


3 Minutes





Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand


Joining The Event

Technology and Materials Requirements

There are online and offline options provided for all aspects of the resource.

Online options would be best delivered with:

  • device for displaying a video
  • reliable internet

Offline options would be best delivered with:

  • printed versions of text and worksheets

More Information About This Event

The NSW Student learning library contains 700+ learning resources for class or home. K-2 English and Mathematics resources are now available. Resources include videos, self-marking interactives and printable worksheets.

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Student Learning Library

Phone: Please email us.

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://education.nsw.gov.au/schooling/schooling-initiatives/nsw-student-learning-library#/

NSW Department of Education

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