Please find any ideas for work you can do at home with your child here. Parents can also access Twinkl and phonics play for free for a month which is full of further activities and learning ideas for children in all year groups!
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Share books with your child.Encourage your child to tell you what is happening in the book. Explain the meaning of new words.
Help them understand how to have a conversation with you and siblings ie. by listening to each other then responding,valuing what the other person say and taking turns.
Play games and do jigsaws together.
Encourage your child to draw with crayons,pencils,felt tips etc. If possible support them in recognising their name and trying to write some of the letters.
Sing Nursery Rhymes together. If they are able, draw attention to words that rhyme.
Count with your child. Show them how to count slowly and carefully as they touch the objects. They can count anything in the house eg. food tins, shoes, toy cars etc.
Encourage your child to use the correct vocabulary to describe the position of things eg. on top,underneath,inside,outside,behind,in front,next to,up,down etc.
Encourage your child to use the correct vocabulary to describe the size, height and capacity of things eg. full ,empty,taller,shorter,bigger,smaller etc.
Make play dough together. There are a number of recipes on the Internet. Playing with dough encourages children to talk as they play.
Talk about changes in the natural world that they may observe in the garden now that it is Spring eg. plants growing,leaves in bud,birds making nests etc.
The Websites below have creative ideas, educational, games and lots of activity ideas.
Learning and Exploring Through Play
Best Ideas for Kids
Family Days Tried and Tested.
Arts and Culture.
Audioble – free while schools are closed
Messy Little Monster
Red Ted Art
Music with Nancy