A holiday at home: Day 4 (Day plan – 17th April 2020)

Time for some excursions! On the last day of our holiday it's time to use our imaginations to take all those trips we can't do right now. We explore some of the best ways to bring the outside into your home. The day: 9.00-9.30 Let's learn to draw Penguin Blue from Blown Away, today. He's … Continue reading A holiday at home: Day 4 (Day plan – 17th April 2020)

A holiday at home: Day 3 (Day plan – 16th April 2020)

Relaxing is a really important part of holidays and one that can be really hard for little children. After our busy day getting to our imaginary destination yesterday, today is all about chilling out. The day: 9.00-9.30 Some gentle, thoughtful mindfulness colouring to start the day. 9.30-9.45 The classic story of the struggles of relaxation: … Continue reading A holiday at home: Day 3 (Day plan – 16th April 2020)

A holiday at home: Day 2 (Day plan – 15th April 2020)

Yesterday we planned our adventure, now it's time to get there. The journey is half of the fun for many holidays and today is all about that experience. The day: 9.00-9.30 We'll need a map for our trip, of course, so this morning I will ask the children to make their own. I might show … Continue reading A holiday at home: Day 2 (Day plan – 15th April 2020)

A holiday at home: Day 1 (Day plan – 14th April 2020)

Planning holidays is always part of the fun and today we have no limits. Restricted only by our imagination, we will plan a holiday to any time and place in the universe. The day: 9.00-9.30 I want the children to dive into an imaginary world and can help them to do that with a story. … Continue reading A holiday at home: Day 1 (Day plan – 14th April 2020)

Treasure Hunt Day 4 (Day Plan – 9th April 2020)

It's treasure hunt day! You do need to do a little preparation to hide the treasure, but this is going to be the fun the kids have been building up to. The day: 9.00-9.30 I will print off some Easter-themed dot-to-dots. Children love them and they are good for pencil control and number ordering. 9.30-9.50 … Continue reading Treasure Hunt Day 4 (Day Plan – 9th April 2020)

Treasure Hunt Day 3 (Day Plan – 8th April 2020)

Today's the day for making up clues. This is such a great activity for children at all levels to develop language skills and build up a bit of excitement for the hunt itself. The day: 9.00-9.30 Simple art tutorials are a nice way for children to learn the basics of drawing certain things. Here's one … Continue reading Treasure Hunt Day 3 (Day Plan – 8th April 2020)