Children up to Year 7 commonly reverse the letters b and d, but ongoing reversals are sometimes a cause for concern and may need extra support. Persistent letter reversals or confusion may affect literacy development and result in reading and spelling errors, frustration and poor self-esteem.
Letter Olympics covers recognition, discrimination and differentiation of lower case letters, b and d, with auditory and visual instructions emphasising accurate sound pronunciation of the b and d phonemes.
The sporting themes including hurdling, tennis, motor racing, skiing, golf and ten-pin bowling. Differentiated activities are covered within 6 levels for each sport.