School Closure - Nursery Home Learning

We know that missing school isn’t easy for your children —or for you. But we also know that there are simple ways to turn unexpected time at home into exciting opportunities for children to learn, think, and grow.

We have put together some ideas and some links that we think your children will enjoy and should be able to be completed with little or no adult support. However, it is always fun to learn together!!

The Nursery Team

We have put together some ideas and some links that we think your children will enjoy.

Nursery Home Learning 22.06.20

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Activity Packs:

Nursery Home Learning Pack

 

EYFS development matters: https://www.foundationyears.org.uk/files/2012/03/Development-Matters-FINAL-PRINT-AMENDED.pdf

This guidance gives you an insight into how the children are assessed according to age related development and how we support the children’s development with next steps.

 

Phonics (Phase 1)/Literacy:

A focus has been placed on phase 1 phonics to develop the children listening skills to enhance their ability to hear sounds in words

 

Activity ideas:

I spy (in and around the home)

Learn to recognise and write your name

Practice using scissors (cutting old magazines and catalogues)

Matching sound to objects in and round the home (telephone, tap running etc.)

Sound walk/hunt (What noises can you hear in the house/garden)

Read and share stories

Following simple instructions

Engage in story talk using props, puppets and resources

 

Links to useful websites:

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/list/phonics-games-phase-1

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/Phase1Menu.htm

 

Maths:

We have been focusing on numbers sense of numbers 1-5. The emphasis has been on understanding numbers and what numbers are all about, for example different ways of presenting numbers, counting one-to-one correspondence, subitizing and making comparisons between different quantities.

 

Activity ideas:

I spy for number in and around the home

Baking

Lay/set up the dinner table

Play board games, dice games

Make a sandwich

Help cook dinner

Colour/size sorting (washing)

Shape hunt (2D shapes)

 

Links to useful websites:

Use this guide https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/joinin/numberblocks-help-your-child-with-maths to give you an idea of what to do with your children whilst watching an episode.

 

Understanding the world:
It is important for the children to learn knowledge and skills with regard to the world around them, this includes showing care and concern for living things, representing and sharing experiences they have been a part of at home, in school and within their community. As well as using technology and exploring different environments, textures and events.

Activity ideas:

Use technology to take pictures of your home learning

Send school a post card

Learn facts about your favourite animal

Nature walk in the local area

Nature collage making

Potion making (petals, water, pans, bottles)

Bug hunt in the garden

Planting and growing

Leaf rubbing

Making a rain shaker (Bottles/rice)

Make a family tree

 

Links to useful websites:

Extra activities:

Build/create something from junk modelling/cardboard boxes.

Makes cards for Easter

Draw a self portrait

Teddy bears picnic

Turn taking games

Practice putting on shoes independently

Learning to zip up their coat independently

Make musical instruments with pots and pans

Water activities in the bath with cups, pans, bowls, jugs

 

More useful links:

Free printable worksheets:

Physical opportunities: