Download the poster for three play-based learning activities that you can do at home with children. Click on the play button for supportive video content. what-will-we-learn-today-day-7Download Today we play rhyming games to develop phonic awareness, size ordering your family's stinky feet and practice complicated skills of self-regulation and control by playing catch (this one is … Continue reading Daily play poster 7
Download the poster for three low-resource play-based activities that will support your child's development. The play icons link to supporting videos on YouTube. what-will-we-learn-today-day-6Download A lovely sensory day: today we use sand, dirt or rice for some low-stakes mark making, use water play to explore the important mathematical concepts of capacity and blow bubbles to … Continue reading Daily play poster 6
Download the poster to find instructions for three play-based learning activities with supporting videos. what-will-we-learn-today-day-5Download Today we write our names in condensation on windows or mirrors, match numerals to quantities with the number cards we made yesterday and enjoy some traditional children's songs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=df_v6Qllf1w&feature=youtu.be Use the number cards that we made yesterday to play a … Continue reading Daily play poster 5
Download the poster for three daily activities with links to videos to support you. what-will-we-learn-today-day-4Download Today includes making our own number line, going on a letter hunt and looking at family photos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXOnYFdRAoI&feature=youtu.be
Today's play includes drawing for literacy, maths with food and using your family shop as a chance to develop communication and language. what-will-we-learn-today-day-3Download https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrmZhWJS1j0&feature=youtu.be Discuss and draw your favourite characters - great for literacy and communication skills. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7fYBUoT6kg&feature=youtu.be What do young children love more than food? Use their interest to write a shopping list together.
Hello everyone. Back in full lockdown, just like last time you can find support and ideas for learning at home with early years children. This time around I will be sharing a daily play-based learning poster with three activities. It includes an activity, an explanation of why that activity is beneficial to children's learning and … Continue reading Welcome back!
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)
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)
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)
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)