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Week 7-

This week we will be focusing on shapes. The shapes we are looking at are circle, square, triangle and rectangle.

You can use this sheet to practice with a pencil and then ask your child to draw the shapes using their finger in the air.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-n-17849-2d-shape-colour-trace-and-join-the-dots

 

This weeks story is- Shape by shape

You can listen to the story here-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5uPaPcMDZA

 

Our dance and movement this week is Debbie Doo sing along shapes song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6eTDfkvPmo

You can also have a try at Mr Makers shape song and try to make your body turn into a shape.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4HDHId4RYA

 

Here is a firework matching shape activity you can do with your child. Matching the shapes circle, square, triangle and rectangle. You can ask your child what shape they need to put down to match the other shape.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-291998-2d-shapes-firework-cut-out-matching-activity-

 

Your child can also have a try at making their own shape pictures.

 

If you have any jigsaw puzzles at home that would be a great activity to do with your child and will support your child's fine motor skills.

Mrs Thompson and I hope you have a lovely week of shape fun :)

Week 6

This week our new number is the number 8. 

You can watch the numberblocks video showing the number 8 here-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mvnXhlYkzQ

This weeks number song is 'How many fingers?'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNw1SSz18Gg

 

This weeks new story has been written to support children with understanding the Corona Virus and to help little ones with washing their hands and keeping safe.

You can listen to 'The little corona king' here-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsS3ywW9zDo

 

This weeks dance and movement is from one of our favourites, Sticky kids.

Wash your dirty hands.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzKOiTSNHAk

 

This is a number activity you can try at home. You can write a number on a leaf and ask your child to attach the correct number of pegs onto the leaf. This will support your child's understanding of numbers and quantity and also support their fine motor skills.

 

Here is another fun number activity you can try with your child. Place a piece of spaghetti onto some play dough and ask your child to place pasta through the spaghetti. Your child can count how many pieces of pasta they put on, arrange coloured pasta to make patterns and can count the pasta when they take it off. This activity will also support your child's fine motor skills.

 

If you would like to have a practice at writing the number 8 you can use this number formation sheet-

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-n-2546489-all-about-number-8-number-formation-activity-sheet

 

Mrs Thompson and I hope you have a great week :)

Week 5

I hope you all have had a great week.

This week our new number is the number 7.

You can watch a video clip of number blocks number 7 here-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfCwF0ns5YE

Here is a great song to listen and join in with recognising the number 7-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kz_EQSfFx0g

 

This weeks story is The crayons book of numbers

You can listen to the story here-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTWOiTkE2Kg

 

This weeks dance and movement is an adventure with Moana. Our cosmic yoga.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5y3gCrL_XIM

 

With this lovely weather we have been getting, you can make an ice cream activity with your child. Number the cones and ask your child to place the correct amount of scoops of ice cream (circles or stickers) on top of the cone.

 

Using water or jelly you can place numbers into it and using tongs, spoons or fingers ask your child to collect numbers out of the water or jelly and ask your child what number they have picked. You can then ask your child to find certain numbers.

 

You can have a try at writing the number 7 and other numbers from 1-10 using this sheet-

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-n-2410-number-formation-1-10-worksheet

 

Mrs Thompson and I hope you have a great week :)

Week 4

This week our new number is the number 6.

You can watch the numberblocks number 6 on here-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5s2A_p3ZsU

You can listen to the number 6 song here-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojx_X4H28dg

 

This weeks story is One Very Big Bear. A very cute counting story where you can count together with your child.

You can listen to the story here-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsvrcD_BMqU

 

This week we will be doing a counting relaxation yoga for our dance and movement.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UyPe7S0cSg

To shake things up and to have some fun after we have relaxed from yoga we will then shake our sillys out :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03zqJQJRLN0

 

To have a try at recognising the number 6 and its quantity you can play a game with your child where you ask them to have a try at rolling a dice, ask them to count the number of spots out and keep rolling the dice until they get to the number 6. Once they have rolled a 6 they need to find 6 objects in the house.

 

You can also have a try at making the number 6 using playdough. This will encourage your child to recognise the number and also support your child's fine motor skills.

You can use a number 6 playdough mat from here-

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/kindergarten-simple-numbers-0-10-playdough-mats-us-n-423

 

Mrs Thompson and I hope you have a great counting week :)

Week 3

This week we will be focusing on the number 5. Ask your child if they can count to 5. Then together with your child count to 5 using your fingers.

You can view the numberblocks counting video here-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4sYesKx0b4

 

This weeks song is 5 currant buns. You can role play with your child and use some food or role play food and pretend to have 5 current buns. Count the 'buns' out and ask your child to buy one at a time then count how many are left each time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHbxlCqiZCo

 

This weeks story is 10 little dinosaurs.

You can listen to the story here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7gNfVcelPE

 

This week we are going to have a try at 'Dinosaur Disco'. This is our super yoga dance and movement.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isAbhjIYamA

 

To support your child with recognising the number five you can draw the number five on a piece of paper and then you can ask your child to pick out 5 pieces of craft or stickers to place over the number 5.

Here is an example-

 

Here is another great counting activity you can do with your child. Using cupcake cases write numbers inside and ask your child to fill them up with the correct number of pom poms, lego or small pieces of craft.

You could even try using some tongs to support your child's fine motor skills.

 

If you would like to have a try at writing the number 5 and other numbers to 10 you can use this dinosaur worksheet.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-n-4993-dinosaur-themed-number-formation-1-10-activity-sheet

 

Mrs Thompson and I hope you have a great roaring week :)

Week 2

This week we will be focusing on the number 4. 

Here is a link to the number 4 song from numberblocks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFqZSkW94iA

 

This weeks story is One Ted Falls out of Bed. A fun counting story.

You can listen to the story here-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrcRyXUNy-Q

 

This weeks dance and movement is Cosmic Yoga, Joybob the Bear

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DP9jd1Ug2y4

You can also have a try at the Teddy Bear dance, Teddy Bear Teddy Bear Turn Around.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHv7NCyVsAU

 

You can role play a teddy bears picnic with your child and count how many teddy bears have joined in.

 

 

You can have a try at making teddy bear rice crispy cakes. You can count how many ears they need, how many eyes and nose. Then you can ask your child to count how many they have made altogether.

 

The weather looks like it will be very wet next week. Enjoy jumping in the muddy puddles.

Mrs Thompson and I hope you have a great week :)

Week 1

Mrs Thompson and I hope you have had a great half term week.

This week we will be focusing on numbers.

We have previously covered the number 1 and the number 2.

This week we will focus on number 3.

You can view the numberblocks on youtube here -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bkufsme9qiA

 

This weeks song is 3 blind mice-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJR9ladarls

 

Our story this week is 'The three little pigs'.

You can listen to the story here-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpEBv1GFte4

 

You could make a stick house using old lolly sticks, this will encourage your child to use their fine motor skills and talk about the story and about shapes.

 

You can have a try at making your own little pig masks.

 

Our dance and movement this week is our favourite cosmic yoga to the three little pigs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nac95KdNaZ0

 

We hope you have a lovely week :)

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