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Learning at Home

 

Learning at Home

Learning at home should be fun and exciting for all of the family. We hope you find this page useful. The activities included are only ideas and are there for your use should you wish to. Have fun. xx

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

 

*Read or listen to the story We're Going on a Bear Hunt.

*Encourage your child to make marks on a piece of paper about the story - remember these marks may look like scribbles to grown ups but they will have meaning to your child. Encourage you child to hold their pen or pencil using their "pinchy fingers"

*Hide your child's teddy in the garden and go on your own Bear Hunt - you could retell the story or create your own version.

Click the image above to enjoy this brilliant story

Wow Said the Owl!

 

*Read or listen to the story Wow Said the Owl!

*Encourage your child to make marks on a piece of paper about the story - remember these marks may look like scribbles to grown ups but they will have meaning to your child. Encourage you child to hold their pen or pencil using their "pinchy fingers".

*Collect a selection of 10 toys and sort them into different colour groups. 

*Go on a colour hunt around your house and record how many different colours you can see.

Click the image above to enjoy this colourful story. 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

 

*Read or listen to the story The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

*Encourage your child to make marks on a piece of paper about the story - remember these marks may look like scribbles to grown ups but they will have meaning to your child. Encourage you child to hold their pen or pencil using their "pinchy fingers".

*Create a symmetrical picture, fold a piece of paper in half and paint on one side, fold the paper back over to make an identical print. Once dry you could cut your painting into a butterfly shape.

*Taste different fruits from the story, encourage your child to describe the fruits and how they taste.

Click the image above to enjoy this story.

The Tiger Who Came to Tea 

 

*Read or listen to the story The Tiger Who Came to Tea

*Encourage your child to make marks on a piece of paper about the story - remember these marks may look like scribbles to grown ups but they will have meaning to your child. Encourage you child to hold their pen or pencil using their "pinchy fingers".

*Enjoy a tea party with your child and their favourite toy - don't forget to email us some photographs.

*Create a shopping list - your child could write a shopping list, draw items of food or cut out food pictures from supermarket leaflets and magazines.

Click the image above to enjoy this story.

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