Home Learning Resources

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

Here are some ideas and some links that your children will enjoy and should be able to be completed with little or no adult support.  However, if you are ale to support your child with this learning - it is always more fun to learn together!

Home Learning Resource Pack Activities 1
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Home Learning Resource Pack Activities 2
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Counting Practice
eyfs-counting-scenes-powerpoint.ppt
Microsoft Power Point presentation [11.6 MB]
Time Capsule Activity Book 2020
Time Capsule Activity Booklet 2020.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [582.3 KB]
2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule
Added 21/04/2020
2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [694.7 KB]
iPad Apps for EYFS Learning
Added 03/05/2020
iPad-Apps-for-EYFS-home-learning.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [372.2 KB]
Rainbow Scavenger Hunt
Added 03/05/2020
Rainbow-Scavenger-Hunt.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [36.2 KB]
Phonics Fun Activity Ideas
Added 03/05/2020
Creative-Play-Ideas.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [524.7 KB]
Phonics Fun Activity Ideas
Added 03/05/2020
Phonics-Fun-Activity-Ideas.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]
Role Play Ideas
Added 03/05/2020
Role-Play-Ideas.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [204.7 KB]
Mark Making Ideas
Added 03/05/2020
Mark-Making-Ideas.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [181.9 KB]
Maths Ideas
Added 03/05/2020
Maths-Ideas.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [576.6 KB]
Role Play Ideas
Added 03/05/2020
Role-Play-Ideas.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [204.7 KB]
Sensory Play Ideas
Added 03/05/2020
Sensory-Play-Ideas.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [271.6 KB]
Physical Activity Ideas
Added 03/05/2020
Physical-Activity-Ideas.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [424.0 KB]

              Daily Phonics - Speed Sounds Set 1 and Story Time with Nick    Added 21/04/2020

Online Safety

There is a lot of of support available to keep your child safe online.  Below are some useful links to help support parents and carers to keep children safe online.

 

Further suggested activities and websites that have great simple ideas for home learning - perfect for our Nursery children!

COMMUNICATION, LANGUAGE AND LITERACY

  • I spy with my little eye (in and around the home) saying the first sound of the thing you see - 'something beginning with b-b-b-b'
  • I hear with my little ear (in and around the home) something that makes this sound - 'Woof! Woof!'
  • Learn to recognise and write your name
  • Practise 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
  • Phonics Games 1
  • Phonics Games 2
  • Alphablocks 
  • Learning Letter Formation 

MATHS

  • I spy for number (in and around the home)
  • Baking
  • Lay/set up the dinner table
  • Play board games, dice games, simple card games
  • Make a sandwich
  • Help make and cook dinner
  • Colour/size sorting (washing)
  • Shape hunt (2D shapes
  • Number songs and rhymes lyrics
  • Numberblocks  Use this guide 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.

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT  

Simon Says Ideas
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GENERAL ACTIVITIES 

  • Create a rainbow picture to display in your window as part of the national campaign 'Chase the Rainbow'.  Not     only will this lift people's spiritis, but children can also do rainbow spotting whilst out walking for exercise.
  • Story-telling
  • Jigsaw puzzles
  • Painting - try using various implements, toothbrushes, combs, sponges, nail brushes, fingers, toes, etc.
  • Messy play - water, sand, soil, mud, bark chippings, straw, leaves, paint, glue, flour, glitter, foam, clay, playdough, plasticine, bubbles, etc.
  • Construction toys - Duplo, Stickle Bricks, Lego, Mobilo, wooden blocks and bricks, magnetic sets, nesting cups, twigs, sticks, stones, etc. 
  • Build/create something from junk modelling/cardboard boxes
  • Make cards, bonnets and decorations for Easter
  • Draw a self-portrait
  • Have a teddy bears' picnic
  • Have a dolls' tea party
  • Turn-taking games
  • Practise putting on coats and shoes independently
  • Learn to zip up coat independently
  • Potty training, where appropriate
  • Make musical instruments with pots, pans, plastic bottles, yoghurt pots, wooden spoons, rice, dried pasta, etc.
  • Water activities in the bath with cups, pans, bowls, jugs, etc.
  • Dressing up
  • Role play - doctors, nurses, dentists, schools, vets, policemen, shopkeepers, builders, post office, office workers, etc.
  • Helping with domestic chores - sweeping, vacuuming, washing up, etc.
  • Perform a puppet show
  • Den building - both inside and outside
  • Kids' cooking activities
Easter Egg Biscuits
Easter Egg Biscuits.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [890.4 KB]
No Cook Recipes
No Cook Recipes.zip
Compressed archive in ZIP format [3.9 MB]

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