If you find that your child frequently forgets these sounds, you can remind them of these stories before you start reading. Keeping the sons-composés page in the navy duo-tang, open during reading, may also help.
OU – tells the story of a tired ghost who only has one eye open. He walks around the Village Des Sons saying ooouuuuuu but no one is scared because they know he is tired.
AU- tells the story of Monsieur O who is eating a cookie with a glass of milk. He says “OOOOO que c’est bon!”
EAU- tells the story of Monsieur O eating his cookie and milk again. However, this time, a creature, “E” keeps trying to eat the cookie.
AN- tells the story of a little girl visiting her grandmother. Grandma uses a walker and is hard of hearing. Every time the girl asks grandma a question, grandma answers with “aaannnn?”