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Welcome to the Nursery learning page

 

Hello everyone! All the staff in Nursery hope you are safe and well.

This page is for you to continue accessing Nursery resources and activities to complete whilst you are at home. A lot of the activities are online. We  will update it for you with fun and creative ideas to continue your learning.

 

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If you need any help/support please email: nursery@matchborough.worc.sch.uk

 

 

 

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It has been fantastic to see what you have been up to!yes

 

 

 

Our Work!

These are some of the activities you have been doing at home... Look in the gallery below.

(Photos were sent by email - nursery@matchborough.sch.uk)

Week Beginning 13th July

Literacy/Communication & Language

We have read many story books throughout the year... 

Can you choose a favourite?

Get an adult to read it to you

Can you retell the story?

Which is your favourite part of the story?Why?

 

Phonics

 

Visit the web page to hear the sounds: https://youtu.be/daOv3apd78s

 

Maths

Positional language

Visit the web page to listen to the song: https://youtu.be/idJYhjGyWTU

Get an adult to hide your favourite toy.

Where is it? e.g.On the table, under the sofa, next to the plant...

 

Creative/Understanding the world

Make a kite with your name on it.

Use lots of different media such as chalk, paint, tissue paper, recycled materials, felt tip pens, stickers to create your kite.

Afterwards fly your kite outside...

 

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Practise throwing and catching a ball

Create an obstacle course

Walk up a big hill...

Roll down a grassy hill...

 

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Have a safe and fun summer!

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Week Beginning 6th July

 

Continuing our learning...Moving on from Nursery to Starting School

Literacy

 

 

Go to the web page to hear the story: https://youtu.be/1zQivaCXu-Q

Can you tell an adult what you are looking forward to when starting school?

 

Phonics

I Spy game: (Initial sounds game: s,a,t,p)

Go to the web page to play the game: https://youtu.be/gzUz41TjAmg

 

Maths

Can you name the 2D shapes?

Go to the web page to hear the shape song: https://youtu.be/j85kGGcu0LQ

Go on a shape hunt...

Can you find any rectangles inside or outside your home?

 

Physical Development

Can you put on your socks?

Can you put on your shoes?

Can you fasten your shoes?

Can you put your coat on?

Can you kick a ball?

 

Creative

Can you hold your pencil carefully?

Can you draw a face?

Can you colour in?

Can you name the colours you use?

 

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Week Beginning 29th June

 

The next few weeks we are learning about 'Moving on from Nursery to Starting School'

 

Literacy/Communication & Language

The story we are reading is Topsy and Tim - Start School

Go to the web page to hear the story: https://youtu.be/NHznxWGMAFU

Can you talk about what is different about School? e.g. a longer day, more children

Can you talk about what is similar to Nursery? e.g. wearing a uniform, making friends

 

Phonics

Can you recognise your name?

Can you write the first letter?

Can you copy your name?

Can you write your name?

Can you sound out the letter sounds in your name?

Challenge: Jumble up the letter sounds in your name and then put them in the correct order

 

Maths

Sing the counting rhyme:

Go to the web page to: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?bbc=fishAlive

Practise counting to 10 or 20

Practise recognising numbers up to 10 or 20

Complete the activity below - Can you trace the numbers?

 

Physical Development

Scissor Skills...

Can you make snips into the paper?

Can you cut along a line?

Can you cut a shape?

Can you cut shapes to make a picture?

 

 

Creative

Can you sing a nursery rhyme?

Can you sing and clap a beat to a song?

Can you move to music?

Challenge: Can you perform a song or dance to your family?

 

 

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Week Beginning 22nd June

 

Literacy/Communication & Language

This week we are reading the story 'Sharing a Shell'

Listen to the story at this web page: https://youtu.be/VpJumAZx1t8

Where is the story set?

Who shared the shell?

Why did they share a shell?

Can you hear the rhyming words in the story?

Can you say a rhyming pair?


Phonics

 

Play the 'Washing line rhyme' at this web page: https://youtu.be/VpJumAZx1t8

 

 

Maths

'In the big blue sea' counting song: https://youtu.be/_jxzZMw89qY

Maths activity: Count the pictures and circle the correct number

Creative/ Understanding the World

With adult help, What animals or plants do you find under the sea? Can you make a list?

Can you create an under the sea picture?

 

Physical Development

Learn the under the sea dance: Visit the web pagehttps://youtu.be/zoFf6g7soTk

 

Challenge Activity:

Learn the song 'There is a hole at the bottom of the sea': Visit the web page: https://youtu.be/R1Qn2bcZRTo

Can you move in different ways to the song?

 

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Week Beginning 15th June

 

Literacy/Communication & Language

This week we are reading the story 'Duck and Goose go to the beach'

Go to this web page to listen to the story: https://youtu.be/W5Prb4qsjcU

Tell an adult your favourite part of the story

What would you like to do at the beach?

 

Phonics

Tuning into sounds

Have a tray of objects (e.g. leaf, car, bus, dog, pen)

Using robot talk - leave a short gap between each sound e.g. d-o-g

Can they help put the sounds together and say the word?

 

Maths

Counting to 10 at the beach

Go to this web page: https://youtu.be/CDXxqLGqvHk

Have a go at this counting activity below

 

Creative

On Sunday it will be Father's day (21st June)

Can you make a Father's day card?

 

 

Physical Development

Tune into Joe Wicks on YouTube - 9am Monday-Friday

Summer Yoga - Cosmic Yoga

Create a summer themed obstacle course

 

 

Challenge activity: Understanding the world - Can you sort the winter and summer clothes?

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Week beginning 8th June

 

Literacy/Communication & language

With an adult talk about what each picture might smell, feel, taste and look like

Draw your favourite summer picture

 

Phonics

Click on the link below to play 'I Spy'

Adult says I spy s-u-n using robot talk. Can you find s-u-n?

Maths

This week can you make a shape picture

Go to this web page: https://www.coolmath4kids.com/manipulatives/pattern-blocks

 

Creative/Understanding the world 

We are learning about summer. Can you make a paper plate sun?

        

 

Physical Development

Have a go at joining in the 'Summer Dance'(Boom Chicka Boom)

Click on the web page link: https://youtu.be/hfZ-438DrIs

 

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Week beginning 1st June

 

Literacy

This week we are reading 'What's the weather like today?'

Listen here: https://youtu.be/syjnzwojrw8

Which is your favourite weather? Why?

 

Phonics - Tuning into Sounds

Activity 1: Listen carefully as you sound out these words using robot talk with an adult.

p-i-n

s-a-t

t-a-p

n-e-t

How many letter sounds are in each word? Try counting on your fingers e.g. "c-a-t, 1-2-3"

 

Activity 2:Sound it out!

Now can you guess the word when an adult sounds out the last word in the sentence.

Listen carefully to the sounds.

Sam would like a n-e-t

Ted had a p-i-n

Ben turned on the t-a-p

 

Maths

This week we are learning about shape patterns

Visit the web page below to play the game

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/shape-patterns

 

Creative

What's the weather like today?

Can you use paint, chalk or pens to create a weather picture? 

 

Physical Development

Kick a ball

Throw and catch a ball

Run round the park

Scooter or ride a bike round the park

Join in with Joe wicks or visit Cosmic Yoga

Challenge activities:Can you make a weather chart? Can you complete the scavenger hunt?

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Week Beginning 18th May

 

Literacy/ Communication & language

This week we are reading 'The Very Greedy Bee'

Listen to the story at this web page: https://youtu.be/q2N6wmqafu8

Can you tell an adult your answers:

                             1. What was your favourite part of the story?

2. Is it good to be greedy? 

          3. Is it nice to help others? Why?

        4. Is sharing a good thing? Why?

 

Phonics

This week we are learning the letter sounds: Y and Z

 

                

 

Listen to the letter sound Y: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=futQOvUnHVs

 Listen to the letter sound Z: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YiSDOn3vWMo

Can you find objects in the house which begin with y?

Can you find objects in the house which begin with z?

 

Maths

Practise recognising numbers and counting

in Bud's number garden

Go to the web page: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkphbk/articles/zd4b382

 

Creative

Can you make a bee?

      

 

Physical Development

Join in with Joe Wicks Mon - Fri from 9am

Cosmic Yoga

Go Noodle

Practise throwing and catching a ball

Write letters in your name using water, chalk or mud!

Understanding the World

Go for a walk in your local area and complete the activity below

Challenge activity - Can you create a life cycle of a bee?

 

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Week Beginning 11th May

Literacy

This week we are reading the story 'Frog on a log'

 

 

You can listen to the story here https://youtu.be/6u9lu2V_qCI

 

Can you find any rhyming pairs in the story? e.g. frog-log, big-pig

 

 

 

Can you find rhyming pairs?

Phonics

We are learning the letter sound X

 

 

Listen to the song and join in with the action here https://youtu.be/euxN7LGOoLc?t=394

Letter x activity

Maths

Five Little Speckled Frogs

 

 

Visit the web page to join in with the number rhyme

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-five-little-speckled-frogs/zjjbnrd

Five little frogs puppets to make

Communication and Language

 

Play the game 'I Spy' with a member of your family

 

Creative

Have a go at making a frog using a toilet roll

 

      

Physical Development

 

Join in with Joe Wicks Monday- Friday from 9am on You Tube

Choose an activity on GoNoodle

or do some Cosmic Yoga

Challenge activity: trace or cut along the dotted lines

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Week Beginning 4th May

 

Literacy 

This week we are reading the story:What the Ladybird Heard

What can you see on the front cover? Can you find the ladybird?

Listen to the story at this web page https://youtu.be/Lckjqm91LCk

What happened at the end of the story?

Can you find any rhyming words?

 

 

Phonics

We are learning the letter sound 'W'

Visit the web page to hear the song: https://youtu.be/PlDPegyV6XI

 

 

Activity for letter W

Maths

Ladybird Spots - Counting matching and Ordering

Visit the web page: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/ladybird-spots

 

Communication & Language

Learn the rhyme 5 Little ladybirds

Visit the web page to listen to the rhyme: https://youtu.be/k4Hih_00KT0

 

Creative

Have a go at making a ladybird using a toilet roll/paper plate/ cup cake case

 

Or paint a ladybird

 

Physical Development

Joe Wicks Mon-Fri at 9am or create your own indoor/ outdoor obstacle course

 

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National Space Day is on Friday 1st may!

Have a look at these web pages

 European Space Agency  https://www.esa.int/kids/en/home

NASA  https://www.nasa.gov/

 

 

 

 

Week Beginning 27th April

 

Literacy

Listen to the story again.

Can you think of a question to ask Superworm?

 

Phonics

This week we are learning about the letter sound 'Vv'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vD4wLnoHiw&feature=youtu.be

Can you draw Vic's Van?

What other things begin with V?

 

Communication & Language

https://www.bussongs.com/songs/snail-song

Learn the song and perform it to your family...

Can you sing it slowly? can you sing it quickly?

 

Maths

How many snails can you count in each box?

 

 

Can you write the number?

 

Creative

When we look closely at the shell of a snail there is a spiral pattern

 

 

Can you make spiral patterns with paint, pens, crayons, chalk?

 

 

Can you create a dotted snail?

 

 

Physical Development

Join in with Joe Wicks - 9am or visit the website Go Noodle for lots of physical activities!

Practise moving in different ways... Can you move like a wiggly worm? Can you move slowly like a snail?

 

Outdoor learning

Can you be a bug detective and find some snails in the garden or on your daily exercise walk?

 

 

 

Week Beginning 20th April

Literacy

This week we are reading the story

Can you tell an adult what you can see on the front cover?

Listen to the story here

https://youtu.be/0keNDquvZEE?t=203

Can you tell an adult the different ways 'Superworm' is used in the story?

 

Phonics

This week we are learning the letter sound 'Tt'

Learn the song here: https://youtu.be/7r2pT-8cOA0

Can you find objects in your home which begin with Tt?

Can you find pictures which begin with Tt?

 

Maths/ Physical Development

Can you make play dough worms of different lengths?

 

 

Can you order your worms from shortest to longest?

 

Communication & Language

Can you learn the rhyme all about 'Wiggly Woo'?

Can you make up your own actions to go with the words?

Perform the rhyme to your family...

 

Listen to the song here: https://youtu.be/_e0PVI9RknI?t=23

 

Creative

Can you create a superhero costume for 'Superworm' to wear?

Draw chalk worms outside...

 

Outdoor activities

Can you find worms outside in the garden?

Dig in the soil and see how many you can find. Take some photos.

Remember to handle them with care and to wash your hands afterwards.

 

On one of your daily 'exercise walks' look for different types of bugs.

 

 

 

Week Beginning 30th March

Literacy - Reading

This week we are learning about rhyming pairs e.g cat/hat

Play 'Words that rhyme' at

https://www.turtlediary.com/game/words-that-rhyme.html

 

Phonics

This week we are learning the letter sound 's'

Visit the website for the song

https://youtu.be/LftquQrDfb8

Can you find pictures or objects which begin with s?

 

Maths

Can you sort the 2D Shapes?

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/early-years/shape-monsters

 

Communication and language

1st Activity:'Play Simon Says' - Simon says put your hands on your head

                               Simon says put your feet under the table

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2nd Activity:Sing along to your favourite nursery rhymes with Cbeebies

https://youtu.be/iyIDg6m4gA0

Can you sing them loudly? Can you sing them quietly?

 

Let's get creative

Paint the letters in your name...

Collage an Easter egg shape

 

Physical Development

Remember to join in with Joe Wicks on You Tube at 9amsmiley

 

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 23rd March

Physical Development

You don't need any equipment, just tune in and join in with Joe Wicks

 

Communication and Language/ Literacy - Reading

We are learning how to listen to stories with increasing attention and recall.

The story we are reading this week is Dora's Eggs

    You can listen to the story by visiting -  https://youtu.be/_-L6iZVTkvI

 

 

Phonics

This week we are learning all about the letter sound R

Visit this page for the song: https://youtu.be/xayfJnl6Bkk 

Can you find things which begin with Rr? Can you find pictures which begin with Rr?

 

 

 

Maths 

We are learning about 2D Shapes. Can you name the shapes?

 

 

Can you say which shapes you can see in the picture?

Can you make a 2D shape picture?

 

Get CREATIVE!

Have a go at making an Easter Chick...

Useful Websites
Cbeebies has fun games, stories and creative activities which the children can access.
Register for free on the Phonics Play website to enjoy playing phonics games and activities. The children can access phase 1 and phase 2 phonics.
Play, learn and have fun on this website with your favourite characters like Peppa Pig and Paw Patrol
Yoga for children with different fun themes for example 'Under the sea', 'Frozen', 'Pirates'
Library membership is FREE and entitles you to download apps - Borrow Box is a free e-book and e-audio book download and streaming service.
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