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Week 4

Good morning Nursery!


We hope you are all keeping safe and well and that you enjoyed learning all about Incy Wincy Spider. It has been fantastic seeing all your hard work so remember to keep sending us your lovely pictures and videos on the Evidence Me App.


This week we are going to be learning the rhyme 1-2-3-4-5


Watch the rhyme and see if you can join in. Can you hold up the right number of fingers at the same time as the song plays the numbers? Have a go!

Nursery Rhyme - 1,2,3,4,5 Once I caught a fish alive

You can discuss with your child:

  • Why do people go fishing?
  • What types of fish do you know of?
  • Do you eat fish?
  • What do fish have that allows them to stay in the water?



Here are some lovely stories for you to share all about fish:

Dr. Seuss|One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish|Books for Kids|Kids Storybooks


The Rainbow Fish (HQ)

Shark in the Park - Nick Sharratt read aloud by Children's Books Read Aloud

Listen to Michael Rosen – The author of  We’re Going on a Bear Hunt talking all about rhyming words. 
  • Practise your cutting skills and see if you can make this lovely under the sea picture.
Have a go at these hand writing patterns. Try to keep on the line!
Try to join in with these online maths lessons from Oak Academy

Can you join in with this counting game and count the objects from The School of Roars?

Here is an underwater counting game you could try.
See if you can make this magnetic fish game.



To make a magnetic fishing game you will need :


  • Card/ Paper  to cut into fish shapes
  • Paper clips
  • A black pen 
  • A magnet 
  • String
  • A tick or long piece of wood or plastic


  1. Cut your paper into fish shapes. 
  2. Draw on an eye.
  3. Add a paper clip to each fish.
  4. Add numbers to the fish using a  pen.
  5. For the fishing rod attach a piece of string with a magnet on the end to a stick or long piece of wood or plastic. 


When you have caught all your fish, can you place the numbers in the correct order?



Colour your own fish picture

Can you make your own beautiful Rainbow fish? Here are some pictures to give you some ideas.

Rainbow Craft



Re read the story of The Rainbow Fish.


In the story the Rainbow Fish learns he can make friends by sharing his special shiny scales. What do you have that you can share with your friends? This doesn’t have to be an object, it could be a hug, or your favourite joke for example.


Do you think the Rainbow Fish is kind?

Does Rainbow Fish’s character stay the same throughout the story?

What other words can we use to describe the Rainbow Fish’s personality?

Knowledge and understanding of the World


With your child talk about different types of fish.

where do the live?

How do they move?

what do they use to swim in the water?

what are their bodies covered in?


Watch these videos and find out lots of fascinating facts about fish!

Come Outside - Fish


Here are some more stories for you to enjoy.

THE BRAVEST FISH Read Along Aloud Story Book for Children Kids

Julia Donaldson : Tiddler - The Story Telling Fish

Hooray For Fish


Join in with these song!

5 Little Fish | Count to 5 | Fun Learning Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann

Squish The Fish | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!



Boogie Beebies: In the Swim


Please continue to practise these every week!


- Putting on your coat

- Zipping up your coat

- Getting dressed by yourself including doing up your own shoes

- Recognising and writing your own name

- Counting forwards and backwards to 20

- Practice writing numbers to 10