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Please review this weeks remote learning activities and learning offer for nursery children.

Weekly additional non negotiable activities include: 

  • BBC Boogie Beebies

    Description: Children's music programme. A chance for viewers to dance with Nat and Pete.

    Key stages: (ages 3 – 4)

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  • Lets Sing

    Description: Children sing along to Five Little Apples 

    Key stages: (ages 3 – 4)

    Click Here

 

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Remote Learning for Start Well, Nursery Children: w/c Monday 11th January 2021

Monday 11th January 2021 Information / Instructions

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Physical activity 

In our PE and Physical activities this week we will be doing a variety of things. We would like you to start the week with some yoga. You can either follow the link to 'Cosmic yoga' a firm favourite of all the children or have a go at perfecting these familiar poses we have been doing with the children at school. See if you can find any other animal yoga poses yourself, we would love to see any video or pictures. 

As an additional physical activity we want you to practice name writing with your child daily, something we do in Nursery both morning and afternoon sessions on arrival. 

 Cosmic yoga 

Zoo yoga poses 

Name writing 

Name building 1 

Name building 2 

Letters and Sounds 

There are a few options for you to choose ranging in difficulty. They will start at Aspect 2 up to Aspect 5, 5 being the most difficult. There may be a link for the Aspect you choose.

Aspect 2 - Exploring the sounds different musical instruments make. (video showing how to make your own instruments) . 

Aspect 3 - Body percussion. Watch the video demonstrating how to complete this activity. 

Aspect 4 - Singing nursery rhymes. Add in your own actions to the songs. 

Aspect 5 - Play a game of I spy. Start with your child's name using the initial sound and see if they can identify it. 

Aspect 2

Aspect 3 

Aspect 4 

 

Math

In Math we are looking at number today. 

 Watch the video link for guidance on how to complete this activity. 

 

Give me 1 give me 2 
Creative/Investigation In Nursery we will be looking at our families. Discuss who we live with at home. Who is in our family? Show the children a picture you have drawn of your family. Carefully explain who each person is and describe their physical characteristics, highlighting how you have added them into your drawing. Allow children to talk freely about their family members. Prompt them to look at the similarities and differences they have.  Provide children with paper and pens and ask them to draw their family members to hang on out family tree. I have also attached a visual to help you with your child's pen grip. Here you will be able to see what stage they are at. 

Family portrait

Pen grip 

Story time  Monkey Puzzle is our book of the month. In Nursery we will be reading this story throughout the entire month of January paying extra attention to any new vocabulary we come across, exploring the meaning of these new words.  Monkey Puzzle 

 

Tuesday 12th January 2021

Information / Instructions

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PE/Physical

 Today for a physical activity why not make some of your own playdough following the recipe provided. You can then have a go at a playdough gym session. I have attached a video of Stacey demonstrating how we do this in school.  

Playdough recipe 

Playdough gym

Letters and Sounds 

There are a few options for you to choose ranging in difficulty. They will start at Aspect 2 up to Aspect 5, 5 being the most difficult. 

Aspect 2 - Watch the video demonstrating how to complete this activity. 

Aspect 3 - Body percussion. Repeat of yesterdays activity. 

Aspect 4 - Look at a book that has a lot of rhythm and rhyme in it. Good examples are 'The Gingerbread man', 'We're going on a bear hunt' or any of the Julia Donaldson books. Read this together with your child highlighting and emphasizing the rhythm within the book. 

Aspect 5 - I spy game. You can play this throughout the day. Drip feed initial sounds into your conversations. For example in Nursery we say things like get your ccc coat on or if you are a bbb boy go to wash your hands etc. 

Aspect 2 

Aspect 3

 

Math

In Math we are looking at number again. We will be practicing our number recognition 1-5. If you find this easy why not try 1-10. 

 

Number recognition 

Creative/Investigation

For today's creative activity we want you to use the playdough you made earlier to create your own mini Jungle to play with. I have attached some images with ideas of how you can easily do this with household items. 

Idea 1 

Idea 2

Idea 3 

 

Story time 

 The Very Hungry Caterpillar 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar 

 

Wednesday 13th January 2021

Information / Instructions

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PE/Physical

Today you could have a go at joining with with Joe Wicks PE session. They are live at 9 am on you tube or you can follow this link to a previous workout Joe has posted. 

Joe Wicks 

Letters and Sounds 

There are a few options for you to choose ranging in difficulty. They will start at Aspect 2 up to Aspect 5, 5 being the most difficult. 

Aspect 2 - Repeat of yesterdays activity. Please watch the video for guidance on how to complete this activity. 

Aspect 3 - Now that you have explored body percussion why not try and add this to rhymes. E.g you could say 'stamp stamp stamp your feet' quickly and stamp fast or you could say it very slowly and then copy the slow words with slow stamps. 

Aspect 4 - Repeat yesterdays activity. Maybe choose a different story. 

Aspect 5 - Alliteration. To introduce the concept of alliteration we start with making up silly names for ourselves. So I could be Silly Sophie, Super Sophie or we could have Magic Margie etc. Have a go at making up silly names for you and your child. 

Aspect 2 

 

Math

In Math we are looking at shape. See if you can go on a shape hunt around your house/garden. Cane you name the shapes you find? 

 

Shape hunt

 

Creative/Investigation

Lets get very messy and creative today. Have a go at creating your own animal mask. You can use the cardboard from cereal boxes to cut out your template and allow your child to decorate them using paint, pens or pencils. You can use household items like cotton wool, pasta, sprinkles and lentils to decorate using glue. I have also attached a home made paint recipe for you to use of you don't have any paint to hand. 

Mask Ideas 

Paint recipe 

Story time 

 What the Ladybird Heard

What the Ladybird Heard

 

Thursday 14th January 2021

Information / Instructions

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PE/Physical 

 In Nursery we love doing a 'Write Dance'. Put some funky upbeat music on and follow the steps shown in the link provided. Encourage your child to use both hands at the same time and make strong and long movements on the paper. 

Write Dance 

Letters and Sounds 

 There are a few options for you to choose ranging in difficulty. They will start at Aspect 2 up to Aspect 5, 5 being the most difficult. 

Aspect 2 - Please watch the video to see how to complete this activity. 

Aspect 3 - Distinguishing between sounds. Sit with your child/children and pass a sound back and forth. (you clap they clap you clap etc) after a few times stop and ask did the sound change? Did it get louder? Try to keep the sound the same volume and tempo as you pass it around.

Aspect 4 - Introduce the game silly soup. A link on how to play silly soup will be attached. 

Aspect 5 - Continue with yesterdays alliteration task. 

Aspect 2 

Aspect 4

 

Math

In Math we are looking at number. Today we are going to work on our counting using number lines. 

Number line 1 

Number line 2 

Creative/Investigation

For Today's creative activity we will be doing some junk modelling. You can use any recycling materials you have round the house like toilet roll tubes, cereal boxes, egg boxes, old CD's etc as well as things like rice, pasta, buttons or tin foil. What animals can you make out of these junk items? In the link provided there are some examples. 

Crocodile 

Snake 

Butterfly 

Giraffe 

Story time

Paper Dolls 

Paper Dolls 

 

Friday 15th January 2021

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PE/Physical 

For today's physical activity we want you to work on your fine motor skills. Have a go at practicing your scissor skills. Make snips into paper or even try cutting along a pre drawn line. 

Scissor skills 

Letters and Sounds 

There are a few options for you to choose ranging in difficulty. They will start at Aspect 2 up to Aspect 5, 5 being the most difficult. 

Aspect 2 - Repeat of yesterdays activity. Please watch the video for guidance. 

Aspect 3 - Distinguish between sounds. Repeat yesterdays activity and then extend if possible by introducing the concept of a sequence of sounds E.g. stamp, clap, stamp. 

Aspect 4 - Continue to play the game silly soup. 

Aspect 5 - Matching alliteration game. Have a few sets of groups of different objects that start with the same sound. E.g sock,slipper,spoon and then cup,car,cake etc and see if your child can match the initial sounds together. 

Aspect 2 

 

 

Math

In math today we are looking at number, specifically matching numeral to quantity. Starting with 1-5 then building up to 10.  Matching numeral to quantity

 

Creative 

Have a go at creating your own animal smallworld. You can use items that you have a round the house or in your garden. For example cereal, pasta, rice, oats, raisins, soil, leaves and flowers. I have attached a couple of images as good examples. Allow your child's imagination to run free when playing. Join them in their play allowing them to take the lead and create their own stories. 

Smallworld Farm 

Smallworld Zoo 

Smallworld Jungle 

Story time

 Room on the Broom 

Room on the Broom

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Remote Learning for Start Well, Nursery Children: w/c Monday 23rd November 2020

Monday 7th December 2020 Information / Instructions

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Subject / Activity 1 Dough disco- Can you join in with the video?

Dough Disco

Subject / Activity 2 Letters and sounds - Have a go at this body percussion activity.  Body Percussion
Subject / Activity 3 Math -  Have a go at this prepositional language activity. Watch the video for a short demonstration. 

Prepositional language

Subject / Activity 4 Creative - Create a life cycle of a caterpillar picture. You could use different shape pasta or even just draw it. 
Subject / Activity 5 Story time - The Very Hungry Caterpillar. What food did the hungry caterpillar eat? How did he turn into a butterfly? 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

 

Tuesday 8th December 2020

Information / Instructions

Worksheets

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Subject / Activity 1

Go noodle- Can you join in with the dance 'banana banana meatball'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQ9q4U2P3ig&t=38s

Subject / Activity 2 

 Maths- Can you join in with Mrs Marsh singing 5 little speckled frogs. See if you can do some super counting. 

5 little specked frogs- https://vimeo.com/470586591

Subject / Activity 3 

Letters and sounds- Can your child identify the zoo animals by listening carefully to what they are saying? 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JA2yR8ZMzc

Subject / Activity 4 

Creative- Can your child draw a picture of themselves using a mirror to help. Can they talk about what they have on their face.

Subject / Activity 5 

Story Time- Listen to Mr Worthington reading The Tiger who came to tea Ask your child the following questions:

How would you feel if a tiger came to your door and asked to come in for tea?

What would you do?

Do you think that your Mummy or Daddy would let the tiger in?

Would you let the tiger eat all the food and drink all the drink?

Is the tiger a good guest? Why?

Story Time

story- https://vimeo.com/469737022


 

Wednesday 9th  December 2020

 

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Subject / Activity 1

 The children absolutely love doing cosmic yoga at Nursery. Follow the link to join in with this weeks cosmic yoga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40SZl84Lr7A

Subject / Activity 2

Maths- Have another go at sorting different objects according to their colour. 

Colour sorting- https://vimeo.com/cfat/review/474429696/60e16fc7e9

Subject / Activity 3

 Letters and sounds - Have a go at following a rhythm in a story or nursery rhyme. Sing along and tap out a rhythm in tune with the words. Here is an example video. 

 https://vimeo.com/cfat/review/474426814/e64e6486e2

Subject / Activity 4

Creative- Can you create an Autumn wreath

Autumn wreath

Subject / Activity 5

Story Time- Listen to Mrs Marsh reading The Gruffalo. Ask your child the following questions:

Why do all the animals think the mouse looked good?

Can you describe what the Gruffalo looks like?

Are the animals scared of the mouse? How do you know?

Story Time

Story- https://vimeo.com/470196694

 

Thursday 10th December 2020

 

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Subject / Activity 1

Write dance - Follow the link and see the video uploaded for further instructions. 

https://vimeo.com/cfat/review/474421676/594c7d0603

Subject / Activity 2

Maths- Can you sing 5 currant buns with Mr Worthington?

5 currant buns: https://vimeo.com/470305943

Subject / Activity 3

 Letters and sounds- Can you complete some of the body percussion home learning challenges.

Home learning challenges

Subject / Activity 4

Creative- Can you create a dance to your favourite song?

Subject / Activity 5

Story Time- Listen to 'Have you filled a bucket today' with Mr Worthington. Ask your child these questions:

What is a bucket dipper?

How can we be a bucket filler?

 

Story Time

Have you filled a bucket today- https://vimeo.com/470513750

 

Friday 11th December 2020

 

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Subject / Activity 1

 Have a go at this quick funky fingers activity using dried pasta and large tweezers. 

https://vimeo.com/cfat/review/474423607/2ee5c4764c

Subject / Activity 2

Maths- Have a go at creating different structures with any blocks you have at home. Have a look at the two example videos for guidance. 

Construction ideas- 

https://vimeo.com/cfat/review/474430204/4c94c1bc50

https://vimeo.com/cfat/review/474430388/8580a9e266

Subject / Activity 3

Letters & Sounds- Can you complete some of the home learning challenges?

Home learning challenges

Subject / Activity 4

 Creative- Can you sing along to your favourite nursery rhyme?

Subject / Activity 5

 Story Time- Listen to Worryasaurus with Mr Worthington. Ask your child these questions:

What makes the worryasaurus feel worried?

How do you think worryasaurus felt about going for a picnic?

What did worryasaurus do to stop worrying?

Story Time- https://vimeo.com/470552986