Learning from Home
If you are missing nursery time due to Covid-19 please scroll down for home learning activities for your child's age group.
3-4 year olds home learning activities
Click on the buttons below to find activities linked to our core stories
2 year olds home learning activities
Lots of the learning in the 2 year old rooms is based on children's interests. As such your child will receive an individual learning plan created by their key person.
Below are some of the stories that are regularly covered throughout the year. Click on the buttons to find links to the stories and activities that relate to them.
Learning activities for all ages.
Watch and join in with the stories read by our teachers or try some of the 'Grab and Go' activities at home. Scroll down for links to more fun and educational websites and apps.
Calendar of events and activities. Whether you’re expecting a baby, have children aged 0-3 or work in early years, you’ll find all our events and activity sessions listed here.
The following websites are an example of where appropriate learning activities could be found:
BBC Tiny Happy People: https://www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people
Hungry Little Minds: https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk
National Literacy Trust: https://literacytrust.org.uk/resoutces/?phase=early-years
Phonics Play: https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk
Physical Activities: https://activeforlife.com/49-fun-physical-activities-to-do-with-kids-aged-2-to-4/
10 minute Disney shake up physical activity ideas: https://www.nhs.uk/10-minute-shake-up/shake-ups
My First: Follow a group of children as they discover, learn and experience things for the first time.
Something Special: Using a sign language called Makaton, Justin and Mr Tumble help children learn how to communicate and develop language skills in a fun and exciting way.
Parents can access a range of videos to watch from home. Once on the website, click on ‘Find a Lesson’ then select the ‘Early Years Foundation Stage’ button. From here you can select a range of interactive lessons for Literacy, Mathematics, Personal, Social and Emotional Education, Music and Understanding the World.
Fluidity is a great sensory app. The best way to describe this app is it is basically like a water effect with bright colours in. When you touch the screen the colours go brighter and move round the screen faster.
Pocket Ponds is an interactive Zen Garden Experience. Relax. Enjoy a koi pond in your pocket. Feed the koi, run your finger through the water or sand. Hold your finger still and they'll nibble it.
Baby Ballet: classes are fun and relaxed dance sessions aimed at children under 6 years old. During the latest National Lockdown they are running remote classes free of charge. Follow this link to register for these free classes.
Always check app safety on www.net-aware.org.uk
The Importance of Routine
Click here for a suggested daily plan to help maintain some routine for your child whilst you are isolating.
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