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Home Learning Information

Home Learning Work and Information

Please make sure you check your Tapestry account regularly. It is a great way for us to communicate. I can share activities and you will be able to post photos and comments of what your child has been learning at home. 

 

Please encourage the following activities and open ended play opportunities:

  • Talking with your child and co-playing with them. Follow their ideas.
  • Reading books, to practise using phonics sounds and reading sight words.
  • Listening to stories and telling stories.
  • Writing for a purpose during play, using phonics sounds and sight words to write short words and sentences.
  • Imaginative role-play with small-world characters or dressing up.
  • Arts and crafts activities. Designing and making with recycled materials, drawing and painting.
  • Maths games, puzzles and building construction models.
  • Solving everyday number problems such as counting or adding groceries or household items.
  • Fine motor activities such as cutting out pictures from magazines using scissors or making and playing with playdough.
  • Playing in the garden to hunt for minibeasts, run, climb or play ball games.

Websites

Here are some website links to support your child's learning. You will be sent any login details via Tapestry.

 

Here are some helpful videos:

- Advice for better home learning https://youtu.be/zMe5GZofNxo 

- Reading with a very young child https://youtu.be/aUfVOa6k-ow 

- Writing with a very young child https://youtu.be/RFp_k_0qKvk 

 

Literacy

https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/ - Phonics games

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/ - Phonics games

 

Maths

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/3-5-years - Maths games 

https://play.numbots.com/#/intro - Number games

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b08bzfnh/numberblocks - Counting practise

 

Physical Development

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ - PE with Joe

https://www.cosmickids.com/ - Yoga and mindfulness

 

Understanding of the World

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/ - Discover and explore the world around you

https://www.scouts.org.uk/ - 'Welcome to the great indoors!'

https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/ - 'Adventures at Home!'

Please read this document with information and links for Computing lessons at home:

Expressive Arts and Design

https://theimaginationtree.com/ - Early years creative arts and crafts activities

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/home-learning-hub - Download and print fun home learning activity packs and watch lessons.

 

Good luck with all your home learning Acorns! We wish you and all your family well. 

Kind regards,

 

Mrs Harris and the Acorn Team

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