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18th May

Good morning Nursery! We hope you have enjoyed learning all about different types of transport in our transport topic.  So far we have looked at buses, trains, boats and rockets .This week we are looking at walking.

 

Please continue posting on the Nursery blog so we can see all the exciting things you have been doing with your families while staying home and staying safe.

This week we will be looking at one of our favourite stories - ‘We’re Going on a Bearhunt’ by Michael Rosen.

 

 

  • Literacy

Watch the author Michael Rosen reading the story and join in with all the key phrases and actions !

Michael Rosen performs We're Going on a Bear Hunt

  • Key Questions to discuss with your family:

 

What parts of the story did you like best?

Do you think the bear was happy or sad ? why?

Can you recall the adventure of the family in order? What came first?

Imagine you are going on a bear hunt, make a list – Can you draw what would you need to bring on a family adventure?

I'm Going On A Bear Hunt.

Can you make a map of the bear hunt story ?

Another story with some of our favourite bears!

Can you draw or paint a picture of your favourite teddy?

Try hiding one of your toys in your home. Draw a map and see if a member of your family can find it. Maybe make some binoculars to help them with their search

How To Make Binoculars

Join in with these fun bear hunt songs !

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Going On a Bear Hunt with Dr. Jean

Phonics

 

This week we will be continuing to introduce the children to early phonics - letter sounds. 

 

In Nursery we use the Jolly Phonics rhymes and actions to help the children to remember each sound. We will introduce two sounds each week.

 

This week the sounds are 'I' and 'N'.

 

Watch these Jolly phonics videos regularly and practise the songs and actions.

i Jolly Phonics Songs

Jolly phonics Letter n song

Here are some videos to help your child write the letters that match these sounds.

Get Squiggling Letters | Letter I

Get Squiggling Letters | Letter N

Squiglet loves squiggling letters and he's going to show you how to squiggle them too!

Continue practising this phonics song

Phonics Song 2 (new version)

Go on a sound hunt around your house.

 

How many objects can you find that begin with s, or a, or n? 

Can you time yourself? How long does it take? 

Can you have a race with a family member? Who can be the fastest?

Maths

  • Start with these counting songs

Count to 20 and Workout

Counting 1 to 20 | Number Songs | PINKFONG Songs for Children

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Knowledge and Understanding of the world

 

  • Can you Find out about different types of bears? What types of habitat do they live in? What do they like to eat?

• Have a go at making a bear cave inside or outside your house? Can you make it dark and gloomy or twinkly and bright? Maybe you could curl up inside with a torch, a good book and your favourite teddy.

  • Songs

The Bear Went Over The Mountain | Super Simple Songs

Ten In The Bed | Super Simple Songs

Poppin' Bubbles

Let's Star Jump - Action Song for Kids! Songs for Kids By Debbie Doo

Stand Up, Sit Down Children's song by Patty Shukla

We're Going on a Bear Hunt | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!

A Cosmic Kids yoga adventure for younger kids based on the lovely story by Michael Rosen, We're Going on a Bear Hunt. Join Jaime as we try to catch a big one...

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