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Hello children and families,

I hope you are well and have been enjoying the Home Learning Packs. I will be updating this page daily with new challenges that you can have fun doing at home together.

Monday 3oth March

I will be holding an online singing session at 1.00pm on Tuesday 31st of March. You will be able to see me and I will be able to see you. To join follow the Zoom instructions below. I have been really missing you and look forward to seeing you on Tuesday.

Challenge 1    

Look at a baby photograph of your child.

Encourage your child to talk about how they have changed.

Challenge 2

Talk about something they can do now that they could not do as a baby.

Challenge 3

Can they jump 10 times?

Can they do 10 star jumps?

Can they balance on one leg counting to ten?

Challenge 4

Draw a picture of themself  now.


Scroll down this page to see more challenges.

How to  use Zoom 

Select zoom in your app store.

Enter the meeting ID and password . I will put these on this page 10 minutes before the meeting is due to start. press join  video and join audio so I can see and  hear your child.

To help keep your child active try


Try doing the dance to Happy by Pharrell Williams.

Sing some Nursery rhymes together.


Image result for sparklebox baa baa black sheep

Press the link below and join in singing.

Baa Baa Black Sheep



Share a story together using a book or oxford owls or watch the video link below of Mrs Bush reading the story Hippo Has a Hat by Nick Sharratt.


Hippo Has a Hat by Julia Donaldson and Nick Sharratt

oxford owls

Username: horton mill nursery      password green

Watch the phonics fairy read the stories by pressing the links below.





Other helpful websites









 Tuesday the 24th of march

Challenge 1

Share the story Fetch using the oxford owl link below.

Talk about the pictures with your child.

What is happening?

What do you think will happen next?

oxford owls

Username: horton mill nursery      password green

Challenge 2

Try making some play dough. Use the simple recipe below.

Making Uncooked Playdough 

2 cups of plain flour

1 cup of salt

1 tablespoon of cooking oil

1 cups of water

Powder paint or food colouring



  1. Mix flour and salt.
  2. Add oil and water.
  3. Knead all ingredients together.
  4. Add food clouring.


Making Cooked Playdough

2 cups of plain flour

1 cup of salt

4 teaspoons of cream of tartar

2 tablespoons of cooking oil

2 cups of water

Powder paint of food colouring



  1. Mix flour and salt in a pan.
  2. Add cream of tartar and oil.
  3. Add water and mix together.
  4. Add food colouring.
  5. Cook on medium for 3 to 4 minutes. Keep stirring.

Join in with playdough disco.


Wednesday 25th of March

Challenge 1

Can you sing the song Incy Wincy spider?


Challenge 2

Can you draw a picture of Incy Wincy spider? Please upload a photograph of your child’s picture onto the school twitter so I can see them.

Thursday the 26th of March

Challenge 1

Can you catch your ‘Flipper Flapper’  10 times? The ‘Flipper Flapper’ is the piece of material in your Home Learning pack. How many times can other members of your family catch it? Count together.

Challenge 2

Join in singing the song  ‘The wheels on the bus’ with Mrs Shabir by pressing the link below.

Sing the song ‘The Wheels on the Bus’ with Mrs Shabir.

Can you make a bus using an empty box? Take a photograph and tweet it to Horton Mill so I can see them and tweet a reply.

Challenge 3

Attach a pen or pencil to a car or other toy and make some marks.

Can you make a circle?

Can you make a straight line?

Can you make a wavy line?

Can you make a zig zag?

Can you write letters from your name copying your name card which is in the Home Learning pack?

 For a  tricky challenge press the link below.


Friday the 27th March

Challenge 1 

Watch the story the Hungry Caterpillar.

Press the link below to watch the short film.


Talk about what the caterpillar eats and how it changes into a beautiful butterfly.

Challenge 2

  • Can your child make their body small like a tiny egg.

  • Then move their little finger like a tiny caterpillar.

  • Wriggle their whole body like a big , fat caterpillar.

  • Lift their hands above their head like a cacoon.

  • Fap their arms like a beautiful butterfly.

Challenge 3 

Draw a picture of a caterpillar or a butterfly.

Challenge 4

Join in singing ‘There is a tiny caterpillar on a leaf’ by clicking the link below.


Join in the actions by clicking

the link below.




Half Term 3

This half term we have looked at how flowers , plants and vegetables grow.

We shared the stories

The Enormous Turnip.

Press the links below to share the story and sing the song.



Jaspers Beanstalk

Press the link to share the story.





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