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Nursery

Welcome to Nursery

Learn about the Nursery Curriculum / Areas of Learning

Mathematical Development / Communication and Language - Talking About Shapes Lesson


Learn to look for shapes in the environment and talk about them using words such as:

'round' 'pointy' 'slopey' 'curved' 'straight' 'corner' 'side'

Literacy -Bb Lesson

Literacy - The b Song by Super Simple ABCs

The Tiger Who Came to Tea Party to raise money for Guide Dogs for the Blind - We raised £24. Thank you!

Literacy - Miss Smith reads 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea'

Listen to the story.
Can you make up your own story about a tiger who knocked on your door?!

World Book day 2021

Good Work Certificate of the Week

Mathematical Development - Counting Lesson

Literacy - Avocado Baby Story

Literacy / Mathematical Development - Miss Smith reads the Shark in the Park Story

Listen to one of Nursery's favourite stories and join in the repeated refrain.
Learn that we use a big voice for speech written in large letters.
Learn to describe shapes using the word 'pointy'.

Literacy / Expressive Arts and Design - Baby Shark Song with Lyrics and Dance

Point out the text to your child as you sing the song.
Join in with the dance.

Literacy - Oo Lesson

Literacy - The o Song by Super Simple ABCs

Screen Free Friday

Screen Free Friday

Mathematical Development / Communication and Language - Where's the Monkey? Song - Position Words Song

Mathematical Development / Communication and Language - Learn more position words

Good Work Certificate of the Week

Good Work Certificate

Literacy - Tt Lesson

In Nursery we learn our letter sounds so that we can begin to sound out words e.g. m-a-t

Literacy - The t Song by Super Simple ABCs

Literacy - c Lesson

Literacy - The c Song by Super Simple ABCs

Literacy / Expressive Arts and Design / Mathematical Development - We're Going on a Lion Hunt Song with Lyrics

Point out the text to your child as you sing the song
Learn to use the words 'over' 'under' and 'through'.

Understanding of the World - Using talk to share observations

Physical Development - Different ways of moving - Learning to hop and skip around

Different Ways of Moving - The Animal Song by Maple Leaf Learning

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Practise Hopping and Skipping - Hop Little Bunnies

Practise Skipping - Skip To My Lou

3 Little Birds by the staff of Donnington Primary School

Just for fun!
A video the staff at Donnington made back in March.
Enjoy!

Communication and Language / Literacy - Action words for children new to English by English Singsing

Songs and videos are a great way for your child to develop their English vocabulary.
There are hundreds on YouTube that will help your child to learn new words whilst having fun.
Point out the 'picture' and the 'writing' / 'word' to your child.
Explore other videos by English Singsing.

Communication and Language / Literacy - Action Words by Talking Flashcards

Hashima Talking Flashcards are great as they not only teach your child new vocabulary but as they display the written word they can be used to teach them about writing too.
Explore more videos by Hashima Talking Flashcards.

Understanding of the World / Communication and Language - How's The Weather? by Super Simple Songs

Learn to use talk to ask questions and talk about the natural world.
Learn to talk about the weather.

Weather words by Learning Time Fun

What's The Weather Like Today | Song Lyrics Video for Kids | The Kiboomers

Expressive Arts and Design / Communication and Language - Mr. Sun, Sun, Mr. Golden Sun by Super Simple Songs

Join in the song and practise singing and remembering the words!

Literacy / Communication and Language - Story - Some Dogs Do

This story is rhyming story about a dog who wants to fly.
Listen carefully Nursery.

Literacy - Pp Lesson

Literacy - The p Song by Super Simple ABCs

Literacy - Nn Lesson

The n Song by Super Simple ABCs

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Expressive Arts and Design / Communication and Language - Describing Textures Lesson

Learn about words to describe different textures.

Can you find different textures indoors and outdoors and say how they feel?

Textures Words Video

Fabulous video with brilliant photography showing real life objects and materials -

spiky powdery gooey

Textures Words Video 2

Fluffy slimy rough

Shape Song 2 by Super Simple Songs

Have fun finding the shapes.

Shapes Song by Kids TV 123

Shape Song by The Singing Walrus

Communication and Language / Literacy - Hear and Say Initial Sounds Lesson

Can you hear and say the first sound in the word?
Learn to play 'I Spy'

Counting Together Song - by The Learning Station

Counting / Number recognition Song How Many Fingers? by Super Simple Songs

Counting / Number Recognition Song - Ten Green Bottles

Literacy - Brown Bear Brown Bear Story

Learn that print carries meaning and is written left to right and top to bottom of the page.

Learn to read some words by memorizing them or sounding them out.

Days of the Week Sing-along Song

Days of the Week Song by The Singing Walrus

Communication and Language / Literacy - The Doorbell Rang Story

Listen carefully for your name in the story.

Learn that print carries meaning and is written left to right and top to bottom of the page.

Personal Social Emotional Development - Feelings Lesson

Learn about words to describe different feelings.
How do you feel today?
Can you reply using a full sentence and including the word 'because'
eg' I feel happy today because the sun is shining.'

Feelings Video by Hashima

"I Feel" by A Big Heart Kids

Mathematical Development / Communication and Language - Position Words Lesson

Learn to understand and use words to describe where things are.

Mathematical Development / Communication and Language - Position words 'Where is it?' Song

Learn about position words.

Mathematical Development / Communication and Language - Position words 'In Front Of, Behind, Between' Song

Physical Development / Expressive Arts and Design - Drawing a Dog Lesson

In Nursery we develop our pen control through drawing pictures.

When we can draw neat lines and shapes we will be ready to begin to write letters and numbers.

Literacy - Jolly Phonics Song

Learn the letter sounds

Phonics Song 2

Literacy - Starfall - Learn the letter sounds

Literacy - d Lesson

Learn about things that begin with the sound d

Literacy - The d Song by Super Simple ABCs

Literacy - Sounds Lesson - What does 'sound' mean? - Everyday sounds. Letter sound m..

Learn about the sounds people, animals and objects make.
Learn about things that begin with the sound m

Literacy - The m Song by Super Simple ABCs

Literacy / Mathematical Development (size words) - Goldilocks and the 3 Bears story

Learn about size words.
Learn about story language and structure and join in the story.
See if you can you retell the story by yourself whilst looking at the pictures.

Nursery story video Dear Zoo

Listen to the story and join in the repeated refrain.Learn about writing and sounding out words.

Nursery Christmas Song

The nursery children perform a song for Christmas called, "I'm a Happy Snowman".Enjoy!

Physical development (pen control) / Expressive Arts and design - Nursery drawing lesson - Using circles and lines to draw a snowman

In Nursery we devlop our pen control by drawing pictures.
When we can draw neat lines and shapes we will be ready to write letters and numbers.

Learning about writing - Letter to Santa.

Writing goes left to right and top to bottom of the page.
It is made up of letters.

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