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Week 8

Good Morning Nursery,

 

We are continuing our theme of transport and this week we are focusing on buses.

 

You will love our book of the week. It is called Naughty Bus by – Jan and Jerry Oke on YouTube.

Naughty Bus

Literacy

 

Please use the following questions to help develop your child's language, how books are structured and their comprehension skills.

 

  • Can you tell your parents what happened in the story? 
  • What can you see on the front cover?
  • Can you find the title?
  • What do you think the book might be about?
  • Who do you think is giving and receiving the present?
  • What do you think the present is?
  • What made you think that?
  • Which was your favourite part of the story?
  • What happened in the story?
  • What was your favourite part?
  • Which character did you like the best?
  • Was there anything that puzzled or surprised you in the story?
  • If you could go on a bus today where would you like to go?
Can you join in with the song, The Wheels On The Bus?

THE WHEELS ON THE BUS

Sing along to this nursery ryhme, The Big Red Bus.

BIG RED BUS

Read along with the The boy on the bus by Penny Dale
Watch this fun Cbeebies programme all about the bus driver.

Big Cook Little Cook: Series 3: Bus Driver

Creative

 

Try drawing a big red bus using this paint programme.

Can you paint or draw your own bus and put your family members in the windows?
If you have some cars , trains or any other wheeled toys have a go at making some prints with the wheels. You can use paint or just water on the garden path.

Printing with vehicles

Numeracy

 

Try matching the correct amount of objects to the corresponding numeral.

Can you help Postman Pat to sort his parcels ?
Help the Number Blocks complete their puzzles.
Have a go at playing Kim’s Game with some of your family members, who can remember the most?
Can you line some chairs or stools in a line to create a bus. Using your family members or toys can you count how many people are on the bus? If there are 4 people and one person gets off how many are left on the bus?
Here are some transport cards to make a game of snap
Play the one more game. 
Can you use some building blocks, lego or recycled materials to build a town your bus or car could drive around?

Wooden blocks used to make a town.

Knowledge and Undestanding of the World

 

If you go on your daily walk use one of these checklists to see if you can find any of these items on the way. Or can you draw a variety of different things you might see as you are walking for example a bus, motorbike, car, post box etc 

Watch Pippin go on a bus ride. 

Come Outside - Buses

Lets learn a bit more about buses. Watch this information clip.

Double Decker Bus Videos For Children

Sometime soon we will be able to go on an open top bus ride around London, but until then we can watch Gecko and see what he gets up to.

Gecko and The Open Top London Tour Bus

Favourite songs:

 

Sing along and enjoy our favourite songs at Anson Nursery

The Big Numbers Song

Five Little Speckled Frogs

Five Little Ducks

The Animal Sounds Song

Trolls: Can't Stop The Feeling

The Skeleton Dance

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