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Nursery Home Learning

Summer 1 : Weeks 3 & 4

Dear Parents,


I hope that you are all well and safe.


During this time we want to support you with continuing with your child’s learning at home. Our topic this term is Plants and Mini-beasts. Every two weeks we will share tasks with you on the website and via email for you do at home with your child.


We miss the children very much and hope that they are creating memories with you through cooking together, reading together, playing games together or craft making with you.


 We hope to see you all soon but in the meantime, 


 We expect your child to complete the following task daily


Daily expectations


Talking task


·         Ask your child lots of questions and encourage them to ask you questions.

·         Get your child to think of answers to their questions

·         Introduce new vocabulary to your child, using pictures and physical examples to help them learn it

·         Get your child to talk about things that they observe


Physical development


·         Help your child to be independent in looking after themselves –washing hands using the toilet and getting themselves dressed

·         Get your child to take part in a physical activity

·         Encourage your child to eat using a knife, fork and spoon

·         Get your child to help with daily house activities such as cooking and tidying up their toys

·         Support holding and using a pencil and scissors correctly





·         Continue to read daily to your child and use the online stories resources as well to support you telling and reading stories to your child.


Story weaver https://storyweaver.org.in/stories?level=1&query=&sort=Relevance

Storyline online https://www.storylineonline.net/

Story time https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories

Free children stories https://www.freechildrenstories.com/

Magic keys  http://www.magickeys.com/books/


·         Encourage your child to retell their favourite story

·         Get your child to talk about the characters and what is happening in the story

·         Get your child to tell their own story using the pictures in the book.

·         Continue to sing and learn new Nursery rhymes

·         Listen and learn the phonic sound; this will support your child naming sounding the letters in the alphabet correctly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BELlZKpi1Zs



·         Get your child to write their name correctly. Show your child the correct way to write their name and allow them to copy it

·         Get your child to draw or paint and talk about their drawing. Encourage them to make up a story.

Ms. Gordon

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