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Nursery Home Learning

Week beginning 18 January 2021:





Children can use any mark making tools such as pencils, crayons or paint to draw a picture. Comment on their circular or linear marks and allow them to say what they are, even though they may not yet represent the object being drawn.

Listen to and join in with a story:

Communication and Language:

Choose nursery rhymes and songs to sing with your child each day:

Number and Shape, Space and Measure:

Sort and count objects with accuracy around the house. For example sort the pears and apples in the fruit bowl, or sort the blue and red cars in the toy box. Count them slowly and accurately and say which is more and which is less.

You could also practise counting objects and matching to the correct number as shown below.

Video lesson on sorting objects in different ways:

Knowledge & Understanding of the World:

Looking at the changes that happen in autumn:

Physical Development:

Fine motor:

Develop your child’s finger muscles by trying some of the following activities:

Make an animal, castle or shape from playdough (Recipe included below)

Search ‘Dough Disco’ on youtube and listen to and follow the moves in the songs.

Threading dry pasta on a string to make a bracelet.

Using scissors to make snips in paper.

Using tools to make marks for example, a paintbrush or pen.

Gross motor:

Join in with the below songs that get your child up and moving.

Oak Academy: Reception

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