Learning ideas that you can do everyday:
Read with an adult
Practice writing your name
Practice dressing and undressing yourself- using buttons/zips/fasteners
Order numbers 0-5, then 10 and beyond
Count up to 5 objects, then 10, and match the amount to a number
Practice singing your favourite nursery rhymes
Practice holding your pencil correctly when you are writing or drawing
Talk to your child about a television programme/ book/picture
Learning ideas to support literacy:
Go on a listening walk around your house/garden and make a list of sounds you hear
Play rhyming games with an adult- e.g. how many words can you think of that rhyme with cat?
Make a mud pie and write or draw a recipe to explain how to make one
Learning ideas to support maths:
Go on a ‘scavenger hunt’ around your home to find a given amount of objects e.g. 3 spoons
Help to hang out the washing and count the clothes as you hang them up
Help an adult cook dinner and measure/weigh out the ingredients
Go on a shape hunt in your house/garden- see how many shapes you can find
Make a pattern using objects in your house e.g. knife, fork, knife, fork
Look for different colours around your house and garden
Group different objects together by size or colour
Practice forming numbers 0-5
Filling and emptying different shapes of containers, full, empty, half-full/ half-empty
Other ideas to support learning:
Create a stick puppet of your favourite book character
Practice forming all the letters of the alphabet
Find out about different types of transport
Practice holding and using child scissors
Create a musical instruments using a plastic bottle and by adding rice/pasta/beads etc. Use this instrument when singing your favourite nursery rhymes.
Draw pictures and speak about what you have drawn in full sentences
Go on a minibeast hunt in the garden
Create an obstacle course
Have different types of races in the garden
Useful websites to support learning:
Have lots of fun with your families, playing games together, doing as much exercise as you can and staying safe.
I miss you all and look forward to hearing all about your learning adventures when we return to school.
Hope to see you all soon!
Miss Doolan x
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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