Helping your child with phonics at home: A parents guide

parents guide to phonics, helping your child with Phonics

In all likelihood, your child will learn to read and write by using phonics. Phonics is a way of teaching children the relationship between letters and sounds to form words, so they can learn to read and write. When your child learns that the letter ‘A’ has the speech sound of /a/ as in Ant, … Read More

Introduce your child to Phonics with new game Alphabet Hotel

Alphabet Hotel Literacy game

Our brilliant new phonics game Alphabet Hotel helps kids discover the letters of the alphabet and corresponding sounds, giving them a great head start in learning to read and write. What is Alphabet Hotel? Alphabet Hotel features four mini-games to help children discover letters and sounds from the English alphabet within each room of the … Read More

How we help your kids learn

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At Hopster we put children’s learning at the heart of everything we do, believing that entertainment and education can go hand in hand. With that in mind, we have created our very own curriculum alongside leading academics in childhood education and cognitive development. Our unique ‘Discovery Learning Map’ is closely aligned with the UK early … Read More

Get ready to explore the all-new Hopster world…

Something magical is happening on Hopster

Something Magical is happening in Hopster Three years ago we planted a magic tree. Every month it grew. More leaves sprouted and a whole host of characters moved in and started making friends with kids from all over the world. This summer, the Hopster world is expanding even further. We’ve introduced a new scrollable, 360° world … Read More

Teach your kids to interact with animals

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 ShHh… do you hear a rustle? If you’re really quiet you might find something small and spiky rustling around in a corner of your garden this spring. We’re making little nests and bug hotels outside, ready to welcome anything with 4 legs or more that might be persuaded to stop for a bit. Teach your kids to … Read More

£3 CINEMA TICKETS FOR TINY DINOSAUR ENTHUSIASTS

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ROARRR!  Hear that? It’s the sound of the Hopster team warming up our grizzly T-Rex impressions for a week of time-travel and dinosaur-themed adventure starting from the 7th of June. If your tot can already tell a Megaraptor from a Panoplosaurus and has a roar to rival the rest, join us for a screening of their favourite dinosaur-themed kids … Read More

The Hopster Curriculum

At Hopster, we’re using hand-picked kids shows and purposefully built games to drive a powerful learning curriculum. Everything on Hopster is based on the Hopster curriculum, which we developed with a panel of experts on childhood development. Our academic advisor panel is top notch Our games have been created with leading academics in childhood education … Read More

Our Pick of Best Spooky Reads for Tots

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Rather than instilling fear in them, spooky reads actually build emotional resiliency and encourage children to overcome the fears they already have. What’s more, they’re so thrilling and fun, that these stories can inject children with the love of books and reading. To help you find the right reads, we’ve asked our educational advisor, Lelia … Read More

Creative Collaborations between Parent and Child

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“Creativity is now as important in education as literacy.” – Sir Ken Robinson Bring creativity to life – literally Drawing is a great activity for creative thinking. As a kid, I’d often imagine my drawings come to life, or even try to fold the paper in ways to bring them alive, à la Frankenstein. These … Read More