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We belong to Nursery

Our Nursery Prayer

Elmer - a favourite story

Goldilocks and the Three Bears - a favourite story

Our First Paintings

 

STORIES & RHYMES

COUNTING

FINE MOTOR SKILLS

MARK MAKING

SPEAKING & LISTENING

MONDAY

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‘One elephant went out to play.’

Use your fingers to represent 1,2,3,4,5 whilst singing the elephant rhyme.

Draw a spider’s web for your child to trace over.

Use an empty washing up liquid bottle.  Fill with water and squeeze patterns on the ground.  Elephants like squirting water, too!

Use a selection of toy animals.  “My favourite animal is….because…”

“I spy an animal that has got a long trunk.” (adult gives the clue for the child to identify)

TUESDAY

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Set the table for the 3 Bears. 

Use a teaspoon to fill a small jar/container with porridge oats (or other dry cereal)

Provide a tray of dry oats to draw patterns in.  Can you draw a bear’s face?

Use bowls and spoons of different sizes.  Follow instructions to put the ‘big spoon in the little bowl.’  Or ‘give me the little spoon and the big bowl.’

WEDNESDAY

Dear Zoo

Play with toy animals.  Sort them.  Count each set of animal.  Count the legs.

Make play dough animals.

Use cardboard boxes, turned inside out, to be the packages for the animals.  Draw the animals on the boxes.

Use a toy animal.  Follow the instruction to put the ‘tiger’ in different places, using positional language. (on, in , under, behind, between, in front) 

THURSDAY

Peppa Pig – a favourite episode.

Who is in Peppa’s family?

How many people are in your family?

Use play people to make families.  Can you make a family with 4/5/6 people?

Practise writing your name.  Can you copy other names in your family?

Draw people in God’s Family whilst singing ‘Big family of God.’

Look at family photographs.  Who is it?

Where are they?  What are they doing?

FRIDAY

Head, shoulders, knees and toes.

Count claps.

Can you clap ‘3’ times.

Repeat with other numbers.

Make play dough people.

Draw around a member of your family.  Draw around your doll or teddy.

Play ‘Simon says,’ using different body parts and positional language.

 

STORIES & RHYMES

COUNTING

FINE MOTOR SKILLS

MARK MAKING

SPEAKING & LISTENING

MONDAY

Sing familiar rhymes together.  Emphasise the rhyming words.

Roll the dice.  Say the number. Count to the number.  Hold up the right number of fingers.

Practise fastening the zip on your coat.

Draw around ‘tins’ to make circles.  Add on facial features and hair.

Make a clapping pattern for your child to copy.

TUESDAY

Choose a favourite story.  Ask ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions.

Roll the dice.  Say the number.  Make a set of objects to match the number.

Practise putting on a pair of gloves.

Draw around a squared object.  Make a picture of a house – add windows and a door.

Set a 30 seconds timer.  Listen to sounds in the environment.  What did you hear?  Listen in a different part of your home.

WEDNESDAY

Sing familiar rhymes together.  Emphasise the rhyming words.

Roll the dice.  Say the number.  Trace the number. 

Practise cutting your food with a knife and fork.

Use toy cars to make tracks in a tray of salt or flour.

Snack Time.

Choose a piece of fruit. How does it feel, look, smell and taste?

THURSDAY

Choose a favourite story.  Ask ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions.

Roll the dice.  Say the number.

Find the number on the clock/telephone/T.V. control.

Use scissors to cut cooked spaghetti or play dough.

Use a brush and soapy water to draw on the ground or outside window.

Collect natural things from your garden.  How does it look, feel, sound and smell?

FRIDAY

Choose an unfamiliar story.  Ask your child to predict the ending.

Roll the dice.  Say the number.  Draw the number shape in a tray of salt or flour.

Peg socks onto the washing line. You could use string to make a line at a suitable height.

Make rubbings on the ground, tree trunk, shed.  Look at the patterns.

Play ‘I spy.’  Use a description of the object, rather than the initial sound clue.

COLLECTIVE WORSHIP

 

 youtube worship songs ‘Big Family of God’ & ‘God is Love’ (by Nick and Becky Drake)

Lunchtime Prayer, “Munch, munch, munch, thank you for my lunch’

End of Day Prayer, “Bless my hair and bless my toes, bless my ears and bless my nose, bless my eyes and bless each hand, bless the feet on which I stand, bless each elbow, bless each knee, God bless every part of me.”

Light a candle and say thank you to God for somebody.

           

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