Fun home activity suggestions:

  • Sing nursery rhymes. Miss out words and phrases for children to join in with
  • Sing number and counting songs:
    • Five Current Buns
    • Five Little Speckled Frogs
    • Ten Green Bottles
  • Read to and with you children. Talk about pictures – can they guess what will happen next? Cant they join in with repeated words and phrases?
  • Finger gym – strengthen hands, fingers and wrists, ready for mark making (Playdoh, tweezers, pegs, cooking, Duplo, puzzles, threading beads)
  • Sing songs with finger and hand actionsTwo Little Dickie Birds
    • Ten Little Fingers
    • Twinkle Twinkle
    • Tommy Thumb, etc
  • Have fun making marks – pencils, crayons, chalks, mud and paints. Make marks on pavements, chalk boards, different size/shape/colour paper, rolls of paper, etc
  • Cutting and sticking activities
  • Make collections. Red things, square things, thinks from the kitchen, things from summer time, things to wear when it snows, etc
  • Matching games – match shapes, match colours, match and pair socks
  • Spot the difference games
  • Sorting and ordering objects according to their size
  • Duplo/Lego who can build the tallest tower, who can build a red tower, etc

Planning map and PLOD sheets will come home every half term. Please fill them in and return them to Nursery as soon as possible. Additional holiday and seasonal activities will come how with your child.