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Nursery

Hello Nursery children and families,

Thank you for all your hardwork and support this Half Term. I hope you have a very happy and safe Eid and Half Term Break.

Thank you to all the families who joined us for the zoom singing sessions. It has been so lovely to see you all. The next session will be at 1.00pm on the 1st of June.

If you have not joined zoom before follow the Zoom instructions below.

How to  use Zoom 

How to use zoom.

Click on the link below to access mini mash. I will be updating regularly with new games. It is a very useful resource to help your child develop many skills. If you save your child’s work in their tray I can send them a message. When your child has finished their picture or activity press save. Scroll down to your child’s name and press save. I look forward to seeing their creations.

http://www.purplemash.co.uk/sch/hortonmill

To use Google Classroom please press the links below.

Storytime will be at 11.00am on the 1st of June on Google classroom.

How to log into Google Classroom.

Type of work set on Google Classroom

Friday the 22nd of May

Challenge 1

Listen to the story of Goldilocks and the three bears.

https://youtu.be/lxAI7c2LyqA

Challenge 2

Join in the Rhyme time.

https://youtu.be/ifxxxad-GFs

Challenge 3

Act out the story.

https://youtu.be/IhS0Cpse5BI

Challenge 4

Make the bears footprints.

https://youtu.be/PzihraE6C1k

BearGoldilocks and the three bears – Bear Footprints

Challenge 5

Make a fuzzy bear

Goldilocks and the three bears – Bear Footprints Goldilocks and the Three Bears – Fuzzy

Thursday 21st of May

Challenge 1 

Listen to the story about the princess and the frog. Talk about what the princess says and does. Is she being kind?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories/melody-promises

Challenge 2

Colour and cut out your knight picture.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-15211-knight-colouring-cut-out

Challenge 3

Can you make a Knight role play mask?

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-3848-medieval-knights-role-play-masks

Challenge 4

Can you make a Knights shield pizza?

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-2566991-knights-shield-pizza-recipe

Wednesday 20th of May

Challenge 1

Watch the Daydreaming dragon. Talk to your child about what the daydreaming dragon looks like? What does it do?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/kazoops-daydream-dragon-song

Challenge 2

Draw or paint a picture of a dragon. What colours can you use? What does your dragon look like? Maybe you could give your dragon a name.

 

 

Challenge 3

Sometimes young children find it difficult to understand and control their feelings.

Here are some lovely ideas of helping your child when they become frustrated, worried or upset.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/joinin/help-children-cope-with-emotions

 

Tuesday 19th of May

Challenge 1

Watch and join in with the Castle Song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEbrwAIEDRI

Challenge 2

Use the pencil control sheets to help your child develop their pencil control. If you have not got a printer draw a wavy and zig zag line for your child to trace over the top.

 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-10572-castles-and-knights-pencil-control-path-worksheet

For a bigger challenge try:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-10567-castles-and-knights-pencil-control-worksheets

Challenge 3

Ask your child to find the different objects in the picture. This will help your child to increase their vocabulary.

 https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-2566992-knights-and-dragons-can-you-find-poster-and-prompt-card-pack

Challenge 4

Make a model of a castle. You could use cardboard boxes, tubes, building bricks, empty packaging or anything else. I have also attached a cut out castle in case you would like to use it.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-14966-castle-building-cut-out

Monday 18th May

Challenge 1

Share the story Jack and the beanstalk. Talk about what is happening and what is going to happen next.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvoJmMW-Wbo

Challenge 2

Look at the pictures of  castles and talk about what you can see.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-3850-castle-photo-pack

Challenge 3

Can you draw a picture of castle?

Challenge 4

Play the sound game 4

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/eyfs-listening-skills-sound-games-4/zhpn2sg

 

 

Other ways to help my child to learn and develop.

Keeping active

To help keep your child active try:

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=youtube+music+express&qpvt=youtube+music+express&FORM=VDRE

Try doing the dance to Happy by Pharrell Williams.

 

 

How to help your child develop their Listening Skills

  • Make sounds with objects around your home. Give your child a signal to GO or when to STOP. After a few times, let your child be the leader so they can tell you when to start or stop.
  • Give instructions for your child to do an action but they must wait until you say GO

e.g. Clap your hands……………GO!

 

  • Say a familiar Nursery rhyme or read a favourite story and make mistakes – can your child spot the mistakes?

 

  • Use 3 or 4 different sounds on a phone or Ipad. Tell your child to do a particular action for each sound e.g. bell – roll arms, swoosh – stretch up tall, boing – jump up and down.

 

 

  • Play hide & seek: Hide some toys around your home and ask your child to go and find them. Make a sound when they are getting closer and a different sound when they are getting further away.

 

To help develop your child’s understanding of language

 

  • Find objects around the home following certain categories e.g. something you can drink from, something you can sit on, something you can wear, something you can cut with. Something shiny/soft/bumpy/noisy

 

  • Take photos of you doing an activity with your child e.g. baking, washing up, sorting clothes, putting your shopping away, craft activities, physical exercises. Look back at the photos and talk about what you did in order.

 

  • Play hide and seek with a favourite toy – make the toy hide in/on/under/behind things. Use the position words to say where you have found the toy e.g. ‘She’s under the TV’

 

  • Play shopping/café games. Ask your child to give you 2 or 3 items. Can they remember what you have asked them for?
  • Talk about your daily routine – what did you do in the morning/afternoon/at bedtime

 

Word Challenge!

How many new words can your child learn each day?

Names of objects

Describing words

Sing some Nursery rhymes together.

Press the links below and join in singing.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-songs-medleys/zf2792p

Image result for sparklebox baa baa black sheep

Baa Baa Black Sheep

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAJynCIsNUg

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/tweenies/songtime/songs/viewall_songs.shtml

Share stories together

Share a story together using a book, oxford owls, storyplace 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

http://www.storyplace.org

oxford owls

Username: horton mill nursery      password green

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

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV5E_EC-wNdjn1acTqEmsthWLY55q6tCs

 

 

 

Maths Ideas

  • Go on a ‘Shape hunt’, finding different shapes around your home.
  • Watch the singing walrus find shapes in the video link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEbRDtCAFdU

  • Find some socks or house hold objects, mix them up and order them by length.
  • Write a number on the top of a piece of paper and find some objects to match the numeral.
  • Write numbers on pieces of paper or post-it notes and hide them around the house. When you find the number can you do that many actions e.g. 5 claps, 3 hops, 7 jumps etc.
  • Find 1 cup, 2 combs, 3 spoons etc. Make some shapes out of the items you find.
  • Practice forming the numbers correctly with pens or paint. Use the number formation cards to help you form them correctly.

http://www.communication4all.co.uk/Numeracy/Number%20Formation%20Rhyme%20Cards.pdf

  • Have fun setting up a role play shop. Write out price tags and enjoy buying and selling your items.
  • Don’t forget counting is everywhere, count as you put toys on the table, walk up the stairs or even count how many family members are in a room.

Be creative

Make some play dough.

Then join the play dough disco! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJQ2CaA7E50&t=55s

  • Make nursery rhyme puppets using wooden spoons and sing the songs together.
  • Make some musical instruments out of house hold objects e.g. sound shaker with a plastic bottle and some beans, rice or stones. Can you keep a steady beat to your favourite song? the beat?
  • Do some painting and watch how the colours mix.
  • Use some Lego or building bricks and get building! Make something different each day e.g. a pirate ship, a rocket, a fairy castle, a zoo.
  • If you have a ‘pretend kitchen’ in your house make some party food for your dolls or teddies.
  • Make a picture with cut up bits of old clothes and talk about the different textures.
  • If you have dressing up clothes, dress up and make up some stories. You could make a magic wand or treasure map to make your story even more exciting! Make a video of your story.
  • Make a den using bedsheets and enjoy a story inside using your phone torches.
  • Taste some new fruit & veg and talk about the importance of keeping healthy. Make a picture with cut up pieces of fruit or veg then enjoy eating it!

Your child will go through different stages of mark making.

These are all important in your child’s development.

At first they will make uncontrolled marks.

Over time these marks will become more controlled.

 

 

They will begin to distinguish between the different marks.

 

Between 30 to 50 months they will start to give meanings between the marks they draw and paint.  “That is a bear.”

 

 

 

 

Useful websites

Play Dough Recipe

Daily Challenges

Friday the 15th of May

Challenge 1

Join in singing ‘Iv’e got a body’ and ‘Head shoulders knees and toes’

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/eyfs-listen-and-play-my-busy-body/zr3vhbk

Challenge 2

Listen to the story my Helping Hands.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/eyfs-listen-and-play-my-busy-body/zr3vhbk

Challenge 3

Can you help someone in your family? Take a photograph and load it on Google classroom.

Challenge 4

Take a walk around your house. What can you see? What can you hear? What can you smell? What can you feel? What can you taste?

Thursday the 14th of May

Challenge 1

Listen to the story ‘The Three Little Pigs’

https://youtu.be/isLtnhEBb84

Challenge 2

Join in singing the Rhymes with Katie.

https://youtu.be/OecpqSmQ6dI

Challenge 3

Act out the story with Ellie.

https://youtu.be/AfKhNDQ2Ogc

Challenge 4

Make the three little pigs puppets.

https://youtu.be/ZnsvFh5wY2o

Three-Little-Pigs-Resources

 

Wednesday 13th of May

Challenge 1

Share the video ‘My Amazing Body’. Talk about amazing things your child can do.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8AsYElycIY

Challenge 2

Video your child doing lots of different actions. Play back the video and name the action while your child copies it.

Challenge 3

Can you write your name?

Challenge 4

Go on a number hunt around your home. Can you find the numbers: 1 2 3 4 and 5?

 

 

Tuesday May the 12th

Challenge 1

Share the story Aunt Amelia by Rebecca Cobb. Talk about the illustrations. What is happening what do you think will happen next in the story? Do you think the children like Aunt Amelia looking after them? Why do you think that?

https://vimeo.com/101284548

 

Challenge 2

Watch the link below with your child and talk about a time when they felt sad. What did someone do to make them feel happy again? Think of things they could do to cheer up someone who is feeling sad. This will help your child develop the vocabulary of feelings and learn ways to manage their emotions.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/pshe-eyfs-ks1-feeling-sad/zj7qt39

Challenge 3

Can you get active with Andy?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p06tmrxr/andys-wild-workouts-series-1-6-rainforest

Monday May the 11th

Challenge 1

Share the story ‘The listening walk’ by Paul Showers. Talk about the sounds they can hear. This will help  to develop your child’s listening skills and increase their vocabulary.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCs66HaouFU

Challenge 2

Take a walk around your house. What sounds can you hear? Can you try to make that sound? This will help develop your child’s listening skills and increase their vocabulary.

Challenge 3

Join in this dance activity. This will help your child develop their listening skills and control over large movements.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=38&v=2UcZWXvgMZE&feature=emb_title

 

Challenge 4

Take a photograph of your child or another family member doing different actions such as running, eating and jumping. Look at the photographs with your child and talk about what the person is doing. This will help your child to increase their vocabulary of actions.

Thursday the 7th of May

Challenge 1

Share the story. ‘My mum.’ What does your mum look like? How does your mum help you?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nam3tN1VVQ

Challenge 2

Can you draw a picture of your mum? Look carefully at your mum. What colour is her hair? What colour are her eyes? How many eyes does she have? How many arms? ..etc.

Challenge 3

Play sound games 3. This will help to develop your child’s listening skills.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/eyfs-listening-skills-sound-games-3/znnsmfr

Challenge 4

Dance the skeleton dance. This will help your child to develop their control over large movements. Talk about how everybody has bones inside their skin. Encourage them to feel their bodies. Can you feel you hard bones? Your bones stop your body being floppy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jpvuqj5nv6U

ednesday the 6th of May

Challenge 1

 

Join in the song from the book ‘Head to Toe’ by Eric Carle. This will help your child to develop their listening skills and increase their vocabulary.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDOBp9C2FmI

Challenge 2

Use a large doll/teddy/character toy. Say to your child ‘Ready steady jump’ and do it together. Let your child make the toy do the same actions – you could try jumping, hopping, kicking, dancing, clapping and waving. This will help your child learn what ‘action words’ (verbs) mean.

Challenge 3

Compare the size of different family members. Who is the tallest or shortest. Who has got the biggest or smallest feet? etc. This will help your child increase their vocabulary of size and be able to talk about similarities  and differences.

Challenge 4

Can you make a fingerprint, handprint or footprint using paint?

Challenge 5

Play sounds game 2. This will help develop your child’s listening skills.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/eyfs-listening-skills-sound-games-2/zd8dgwx

Tuesday the 5th of May

Challenge 1

Share the story ‘I Don’t Want Curly Hair ‘ by Laura Ellen Anderson. This well help develop your child’s communication and listening skills. Talk about what your child looks like. Compare them to the little girl in the story. This will help them to understand they have similarities and differences to others.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7WpeO8UJSI

 

Challenge 2

Sing and copy the actions ‘Here we go round the Mulberry Bush’. You can add other actions – this is the way we pat our knees/wiggle our fingers/shake our shoulders. This will help your child know the vocabulary of body parts.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzYKpPGTkrI

You can also try:

Sing and make up your own actions  to the song ‘If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwTwt4oIW3U

 

Challenge 3

Draw around your child’s hand and other members of the family. Who has got the biggest hand? Who has got the smallest hand? Which hand is small, bigger and the biggest? This will help your child develop the vocabulary of size.

 

Challenge 4

Write the name of the person whose hand it is. This will help your child understand that writing has meaning.

Monday the 4th May

This week we will be finding out about our bodies.

Please check purplemash because I have added a new pin at the top of the page labelled pins.

Challenge 1

Sing ‘Head Shoulders Knees and Toes’ and join in with the actions. This will help your child develop their communication skills and control over large movements.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZanHgPprl-0

Challenge 2

Using old wallpaper or pieces of paper draw around you chilld. Name the parts of their body. This will help to develop your child’s vocabulary of body parts.

Challenge 3

Count how many eyes, ears, noses, mouths, arms, legs, fingers and toes. This will help to develop your child’s vocabulary and counting skills.

Challenge 4

This activity is for older children who are going to start Reception in September. This help to develop their listening skills.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/eyfs-listening-skills-sound-story/zhq792p

Friday 1st of May

Listen to this radio program to complete some of todays challenges.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/listen-and-play-rockets-and-spaceships/z7xmd6f

Challenge 1

Pretend to be a rocket and count backwards from ten like a rocket.

Challenge 2

Sing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.

Challenge 3

Listen to the story about Martin the Space Dog. Would you like to go into space? What would you like to see?

Challenge 4

Sing five littlemen in a flying saucer.

Challenge 5

Log on to Purpemash using your username and password. Press the pin at the top to do the space activites.

http://www.purplemash.co.uk/sch/hortonmill

 

Thursday 30th of April

Challenge 1

Share the story Peace At Last by Jill Murphy. Talk about the sounds they can hear? What sounds do you hear at night time? Look carefully at the illustrations. What can you see? What sound does it make? This will help to develop your child’s listening skills and understanding of the world around them.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9U9y35kWBvM

Challenge 2

Watch the video about animals that come out at night. What is the animal called? What does it look like? What is it doing? This will help develop your child’s understanding about the world around them.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zsshfg8

 

Challenge 3

Can you do Andy’s wild night time workout? This will help your child develop their control of their large movements.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p06tmnby/andys-wild-workouts-series-1-5-night-time

Challenge 4

Can you make a picture of a hedgehog?

Wednesday the 29th of April

Challenge 1

Share the story Oi Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field. Talk about what the animals sit on. Do they notice that the words rhyme? Sharing books that rhyme and singing Nursery rhymes helps children to begin to recognise rhyming words.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItLi6xx4YEY

Challenge 2

Play the occupations listening game. This will help to develop your child’s listening skills.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/eyfs-listening-skills-jobs/zh8dgwx

Challenge 3

Can you do Andy’s wild workout? This will help to develop your child’s control over their large movements.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p06tmrxy/andys-wild-workouts-series-1-7-up-in-the-air

Challenge 4

Can you draw some zig zag, wavy lines and circles?

 

 

 

 

Tuesday the 28th of April

Challenge 1

Watch the stop motion animation of the story ‘How to catch a star’ by Oliver Jeffers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzEO6SaWu7A 

Talk about what is happening and going to happen next. This will help develop your child’s communication and reading skills.

Challenge 2

Go on a night time adventure workout with Andy. This will help your child to develop their control over large movements.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p06tmnby/andys-wild-workouts-series-1-5-night-time

Challenge 3

Play the animal habitats listening game to help your child develop their listening skills.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/eyfs-listening-skills-animals-and-habitats/z7bgnrd

Challenge 4

Watch the video about feeling happy. Talk to your child about when you and they feel happy? Talking to children about their feelings helps them develop a vocabulary to explain how they feel. When you notice them smiling or laughing talk to them about it. I think you feel happy because you are smiling. Why are you feeling happy? When you play with your cars I think it makes you feel happy because you are smiling. When I give you a cuddle it makes me feel happy. Can you see I am feeling happy because I am smiling.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/pshe-eyfs-ks1-feeling-happy/znnhvk7

 

Challenge 5

Sing the song and do the actions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_1-TrP9jwA

Count how many men are left each time to develop their counting skills.

Five little men in a flying saucer

Five little men in a flying saucer

(hold up hand to show five digits)

Flew round the world one day

(flat hand spinning around in a circle shape)

They looked left and right

(children look from side to side)

But they didn’t like the sight

(children shake heads)

So one little man flew away

Weeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!

 

Four little men in a flying saucer

Flew round the world one day

They looked left and right

But they didn’t like the sight

So one little man flew away

Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!

(repeat actions)

Three little men in a flying saucer

Flew round the world one day

They looked left and right

But they didn’t like the sight

So one little man flew away

Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!

(repeat actions)

Two little men in a flying saucer

Flew round the world one day

They looked left and right

But they didn’t like the sight

So one little man flew away

(repeat actions)

One little man in a flying saucer

Flew round the world one day

He looked left and right

But he didn’t like the sight

So one man flew away!

(repeat actions)

Monday the 27th of April

Challenge 1

Share the story ‘How to catch a star’ by Oliver Jeffers by pressing the link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDMnOx7w6OA

Look carefully at the illustrations and talk about what you can see. Talk about what is happening in the story and what will happen next. This will help your child develop their reading and communication skills.

 

Challenge 2

Sing the song Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Song – Twinkle, twinkle little star

Twinkle, twinkle little star

(Hold hands up about shoulder height. Open and close hands)

How I wonder what you are

(Raise shoulders and hold hands out)

Up above the world so high

(Raise hands high and make a round shape)

Like a diamond in the sky

(Form forefinger and thumb from each hand in a diamond shape)

Twinkle, twinkle little star

(Hold hands up about shoulder height. Open and close hands)

How I wonder what you are.

(Raise shoulders and hold hands out)

Twinkle, twinkle little star

(Hold hands up about shoulder height and wriggle fingers)

How I wonder what you are

(Raise shoulders and hold hands out)

Up above the world so high

(Raise hands high and make a round shape)

Like a diamond in the sky

(Form forefinger and thumb from each hand in a diamond shape)

Twinkle, twinkle little star

(Hold hands up about shoulder height and wriggle fingers)

How I wonder what you are

(Raise shoulders and hold hands out)

Help the children to join in and follow the actions as they sing the rhyme.

For subsequent hearings you can introduce additional actions:

Line 1: twinkling fingers

Line 2: point to head, looking puzzled

Line 3: point up to sky

Line 4: make a diamond shape with fingers of both hands

Line 5: as line 1

Line 6: as line 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCjJyiqpAuU&vl=en

This will help your child develop their gross motor control, understanding of rhyme and rhythm and develop their communication skills.

Challenge 3

Play the outside sounds programme

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/eyfs-outside-sounds/zjyvt39

This will help your child develop their listening skills.

Challenge 4

Draw a picture of yourself and copy your name underneath. This will help develop your child’s mark making skills.

 

 

 

 

Challenge 5

Make some ‘Space’ play-dough:

Basic long-life play-dough

2 cups of plain flour

1 cup of salt

2 cups of water

2 tablespoons of vegetable oil

2 teaspoons of cream of tartar

Put all the ingredients in a saucepan and cook over a medium heat.

Stir the mixture until it comes away from the side of the pan.

Allow to cool, and then knead well.

Store in an airtight container, for best results keep in the fridge.

You can also place all the ingredients in a microwave dish and cook for about 3.5 minutes,

stirring after each minute.

Add food colouring, flavoured essences and glitter to make ‘space’ play-dough and use this to make play-dough stars and planets. This will help develop your child’s fine motor skills which will help them get ready for learning to write.

Friday the 24th of April

Challenge 1

Watch the video of Up, up, up and join in singing. This will help your child develop their communication skills. To make it a bit trickier talk about the words that rhyme such as moon, balloon and soon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lrd0TiER_J0

Challenge 2

Look at planet earth from space. Talk about what you can see. What colours can you see? What do you think the blue is? What do you think the green is? What shapes is the earth? This will help your child develop an understanding of the world around them and develop their communication skills.

 

https://www.esa.int/kids/fr/Multimedia/Videos/Paxi_sur_l_ISS/A_view_of_Earth

 

Challenge 3

Can you go on a circle or a sphere hunt? This will help your child develop an ability to recognise shapes in the environment.

Challenge 4

Can you draw some circles? Can you draw big circles? Can you draw small circles?  This will help your child develop their control of mark making.

Challenge 5

Play the inside sounds listening game by pressing the link below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/eyfs-listening-skills-journeys/zfwjcqt

Thursday 23rd April Daily Challenges

Challenge 1

Can you listen to the moon rhyme? Listen again and try to join in. This will help develop your child’s early reading skills and communication skills. https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/cbeebies-prom-moon-rhyme?collection=cbeebies-proms 

Challenge 2

Mr Tumble is pretending to be an astronaut. Can you pretend to be an astronaut? This will help develop your child’s imagination.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/meet-astronaut-tumble-at-cbeebies-prom?collection=cbeebies-proms

 

Challenge 3

 

 

 

Give your child simple instructions to follow. This will help their listening skills and understanding of words.

Can you find a brush?

Can you find a spoon?

Can you find a book?

Can you find a sock?

Put the objects around the room.

Hop to the sock.

Jump to the book.

Crawl to the spoon.

Wriggle to the brush.

Ask them to tell you what to do.

Challenge 4

Make some moon sand. Can you make some moon mountains. This will help develop your child’s fine motor skills and imagination.

Just add baby oil to flour (a 1 to 8 ratio), glitter (optional)

Challenge 5

Can you draw a spaceship? Can your child talk about the marks they have made?

Wednesday 22nd April Daily Challenges

Alpha the alien has come to planet earth to go on a treasure hunt. Can you help him?

Challenge 1 Can you find some objects that begin with the sound s? What are they called? How do you use them? Can you describe them?

Challenge 2 Can you find 5 socks? What colour are they? What patterns can you see?Are they big or small?

Challenge 3 Can you share the story  by pressing the link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGqAw7UM6qo

Challenge 4 Play the space counting game

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/puzzles/space-counting-quiz

Challenge 5 Can you make a moon or some stars to stick on your bedroom wall or ceiling with Blu Tac.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Challenges Tuesday 21st of April

Challenge 1 Share the ‘Five little men story’ https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-5343-5-little-men-in-a-flying-saucer-powerpoint

Challenge 2 Watch the video and join in the counting and singing the song ‘Five little men in a flying saucer’.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2E3p_51tJx0

 

Challenge 3 Can you draw or make an Alien? ( drawing  and playdough)

 

Challenge 4 Can you find five green objects in your house? Count them. What are they? How do you use them? Can you describe them? Are they big/ small/ shiny/pointy?

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 20th April

Challenge 1

This weeks story is Whatever Next by Jill Murphy.

Watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6c5cb0u0rPM

Talk to your child about what is happening in the illustrations. What is going to happen next?

Challenge 2

Watch the footage of the Space Launch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UG3w3boGiS8

What can you see? What is happening? Would you like to travel on a space shuttle?

Challenge 3

Learn to sing ‘Zoom, zoom, zoom, we are going to the moon’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEHBrmZxAf8

Challenge 4

Can you make a toilet roll rocket?

Daily Challenge Monday the 20th of April.

This week I am going to set  challenges linked to Space.

 

Friday 3rd of Apri1

Thursday the 2nd of April

Challenge 1

Sing the song five little ducks

Click the link below to join in singing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=153&v=PjDPIUCtxQ8&feature=emb_logo

Challenge 2

Can you find 5 yellow objects in your home?

Challenge 3

Can you draw or paint a picture of a duck?

Challenge 4

Play who is behind the door by clicking the link below. Press the speaker icon and name animal. Click on the door to see if you are correct.

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

Challenge 5

Join in dancing Head Shoulders Knees and Toes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybwzOP3z2Ds

Wednesday the 1st of April

Challenge 1

Share the story Where is the green sheep by Judy Horeck by clicking the link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Y6oPmlf1gM

or watch the animation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSTaQ0H5jC4

Challenge 2

Can you draw or make a sheep? What colour is your sheep?

Challenge 3

Press the link below and join in singing.

Baa Baa Black Sheep

Image result for sparklebox baa baa black sheep

Challenge 4

Go on a colour hunt around your home.

Can you find something red, yellow, pink, green, blue and orange?

What is it?

What does it look like?

What does it feel like?

Challenge 5

Get active and join in the action song below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7aZpOPzF38

 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

 

Method

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

 

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

 

Method

  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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJQ2CaA7E50&t=55s

Wednesday 25th of March

Challenge 1

Can you sing the song Incy Wincy spider?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAJynCIsNUg

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.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/eyfs-maths-subtraction-challenge-at-the-bus-stop-maths-challenge-cards-t-n-2546763

Friday the 27th March

Challenge 1 

Watch the story the Hungry Caterpillar.

Press the link below to watch the short film.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75NQK-Sm1YY

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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOlbSE0CmNM

Join in the actions by clicking

the link below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p011sx96

 

Monday 3oth March

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.

 

Tuesday 31st of March

Challenge 1

Practice singing ‘Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star’ for our ZOOM session later.

Challenge 2

Can you draw a star or colour in a star an adult as drawn for you?

Challenge 3

Can you find a shiny object in your home?

What colour is it?

Is it big or small?

What do you use it for?

Challenge 4

How many star jumps can you do?

Challenge 5

Join Mrs Bush at 1.00pm today using ZOOM

 

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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGw5yTOPTSQ&t=50s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5Wob-H-5uY

Jaspers Beanstalk

Press the link to share the story.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jemrWJX7xJo

Use the link below for a template to help you.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-2548767-hedgehog-prickles-peg-activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

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