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Nursery - Home Learning Ideas

Weekly Home Learning Tasks

 

Nursery pupils are now able to return to school (see the Phased Reopening Information Page for more details) and this page will no longer be updated with new home learning packs.

 

If your child is still working at home, Mrs Saunders has put together an overview of the topics she will be covering which you can download below:

* What we are learning this week (WB 01.06.20)

* Learn about the letter 'N' with Mrs Saunders (on YouTube)

 

You may also like to look at the Reception resources on the Oak National Academy website to support your home learning.

 

Click the links below to download past home learning activities.

 

Week beginning Monday 18th May

Nursery Home Learning Pack Week 5

Counting Song #5 with Mrs Saunders (on YouTube)

Learn about the letter 'I' with Mrs Saunders (on YouTube)

 

Week beginning Monday 11th May

Nursery Home Learning Pack Week 4

Counting Song #4 with Mrs Saunders (on YouTube)

Days of the Week Song with Mrs Saunders (on YouTube)

Learn about the letter 'P' with Mrs Saunders (on YouTube)

 

Week beginning Monday 4th May

Nursery Home Learning Pack Week 3

Counting Song #3 with Mrs Saunders (on YouTube)

Learn about the letter 'T' with Mrs Saunders (on YouTube)

 

Week beginning Monday 27th April

Nursery Home Learning Pack Week 2

Counting Song #2 with Mrs Saunders (on YouTube)

Learn about the letter 'A' with Mrs Saunders (on YouTube)

 

Week beginning Monday 20th April

Nursery Home Learning Pack Week 1

Counting Song #1 with Mrs Saunders (on YouTube)

Learn about the letter 'S' with Mrs Saunders (on YouTube)

Visit the Nursery twitter page (@hamiltonnursery) where you may also find updates from class teachers or projects you could work on at home. You don't need to be signed up to twitter, you can just click here to have a look. 

Click here to download information on reading at home with your child

Click here to download a pack of activities you could work through with your child.

Click here to download a pack of practical activities you could carry out at home.

Download another great activity book to print and complete at home:
TTS Early Years Home Activity Booklet

 

The teachers are keen to see any work you have produced. Please scan or photograph it, or save it and send it in to  nursery@hamiltonacademy.org.uk  - not before Monday 23 March!

 

Nursery Home Learning Opportunities

While your children are at home, please try to have fun with some of these activities each day to help with their pre-school development. (Download the list here)

Mathematical Development

Counting teddies up to 10

Building with Lego and blocks

Sharing out food, cutting and dividing pizza and cake

Matching socks, gloves and toys

Jigsaw puzzles

Matching the numbers on playing cards

Sing counting songs like, “5 little monkeys jumping on the bed”

Watch “Numberblocks” Cbeebies

 

Communication, Language and Literacy

Reading and telling stories with each other, can you make up some funny stories?

Please re-use all of the story sheets that we have already sent home

Play I spy.....

Play rhyming games: cat, mat, sat, bat

Practise name writing and all mark making

Watch “Alphablocks” Cbeebies

 

Personal and Social Education

Take turns when playing games with your child

Encourage sharing

 

Physical Development

Practice hopping, skipping, crawling, jumping and slithering.

Can you move like different animals?

Can you make up a dance?

Use wool, string and laces to practice threading buttons or beads

Cut with scissors, first snipping, then cut around different shapes

Use some playdough, or salt dough (a cup of flour, a cup of salt and add a little water)

 

Understanding of the World

Cook and prepare food together

Look at and talk about the weather

Plant some seeds and bulbs in the garden

Find, look at and talk about some minibeasts in the garden, the park or the woods

 

Expressive Art and Design

Mark making in old diaries, notepads, unused wallpaper

Using paint, pens, chalk, crayons and pencils

Have fun with slime

Mix cornflour with a little water and explore!