Nursery 2018

Miss Kenyon

This Spring we will be looking at the Gingerbread man story. We will be very busy reading the story, acting out the story, making gingerbread men and baking!

We will be reading the story of the Gingerbread man and developing our writing skills by practising writing our name as well as encouraging the children to write labels.

Children need to wear the correct uniform to school and as the weather is getting colder a sensible waterproof coat is necessary as outdoor provision is always open!

At the end of the half term, we will again be re-assessing the children in the Early Years Curriculum areas, to see how they have developed and what children’s next steps of learning will be.

Our next steps for learning this half term will be;

  • Counting objects 1:1 and recognising numerals 1-10.
  • Retelling stories and rhymes
  • Draw and paint and talk about what we have made
  • Talk about things we have done, seen and experienced at home and at school
  • Take turns and listen to others
  • Show an interest in the different areas of learning within the Unit

You can help by practise any of these things at home along with completing the tasks in the home learning book.

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We ask for a donation of £3 (for the half term) per child which we use for enhancing some learning areas such as providing baking activities, enhancing our finger fun and messy play, and adding extra ‘bits’ to our role play and water activities.

Early Years children continue to be busy exploring, investigating and learning through play.  We will be focussing on traditional tales again – reading, writing, role playing and extending our learning using the Three Little Pigs and Jack and the Beanstalk as our main texts.  We will also be exploring and looking at celebrations for occasional days such as World Book Day, Rock Your Socks, pancake day, Easter and Mother’s day.

We continue to teach phonics and handwriting daily in Early Years.  Below are some links to some videos that will help the children to practise their writing at home.  jolly phonics rhymes  letter formation rhymes