Wendell Park Primary School

Welcome to our school

Cobbold Road, London, W12 9LB

020 8743 1372

admin@wendellpark.lbhf.sch.uk

Dear Nursery Parents, 

 

In the event that your child is self isolating from school, please logon to this website (which will be updated weekly) to access home learning for your child. 

We will also be using the 'Busy Things' website (found here) to set home learning for your child. 


Soon you will receive a letter stating your child's login details. Please click here for detailed instructions on how to access home learning. 

In the meantime if you have any queries, please email:

 

Miss Voyatzis: lvoyatzis5.205@lgflmail.org

or Mrs Jessel: ajessel.205@lgflmail.org

 

Kind regards,

The Nursery Team 

 

UPDATED FOR W/B: 23/11/20 

OUR TOPIC FOR AUTUMN 2 IS:  TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR

Book of the Week: WHATEVER NEXT! by Jill Murphy

You can watch the story below.

Suggested timetable for week beginning 23/11/20

Literacy:

Activity 1: Listen to the story 'Whatever next!' and draw your favourite part of the story. For example, my favourite part was when Baby Bear waved at the passengers, so I will draw a picture of Baby Bear waving at the passengers on the aeroplane.

Activity 2: Listen to the story 'Whatever next!' and imagine that you are going to have a picnic on the moon. What food would you take? I would take some delicious jam sandwiches. Draw a picture of the food you would take if you were to have a picnic on the moon. 

Mathematics:

Activity 1: Complete the Busy Things game: Action Time. This can be found by clicking on 'Mathematics' and then under the 'Counting forwards and backwards' section, you should find the 'Action Time' game. This game helps children to realise that anything can be counted, including jumps and steps.

Activity 2: Complete a top marks game to practise counting by clicking here. Click on counting, under the 'how many' section and then choose 1-5 or 5-10.

Expressive Arts and Design:

Activity 1: Create an alien using paint and a hand printing technique. Count how many eyes, legs and arms your alien has. An example can be seen below. 

Activity 1: Create a rocket ship like the one below, using a toilet tube holder and other collage materials such as tissue paper. An example can be seen below.

Understanding of the World:

 Click here to watch the video and learn all about how rockets work.

Physical Development:

Complete the Cosmic Yoga: Space Picnic, found here.

Communication and Language:

Ask your child to imagine that they have travelled to the moon through space. Ask your child the following questions:

What might you see in the sky?

What might you see on the moon?

How do you think the moon/ sky smells?

What different sounds might you hear?

Cooking:

Organise a family picnic indoors. Click here to find suggestions of different foods that you can make for your picnic. 

UPDATED FOR W/B: 16/11/20 

OUR TOPIC FOR AUTUMN 2 IS:  TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR

Book of the Week: PEACE AT LAST by Jill Murphy

You can watch the story below.

 WE ARE ALSO FOCUSING ON: Anti Bullying Week

Anti Bullying week

On Monday 16th November, children will be encouraged to dress up in odd socks, more information about this day can be found here.

Nursery children are invited to send pictures of their families to their class teacher. This can be a picture that they have drawn or a picture taken with a device. More information about this can be found here.

The children are also invited to decorate a template of odd socks. Click here to download the template. 

As part of Anti Bullying Week, we are celebrating diversity. Below are some stories that celebrate diversity:

All are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwS3FOn4-Ow&ab_channel=BrightlyStorytime
All Kinds of Families by Suzanne Lang
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hukxf8H1Sy0&ab_channel=PalmdaleCityLibrary
The Family book by Todd Parr
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyVL9bH0guk&ab_channel=CenterforeLearning
I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVp8DtaWUVo&ab_channel=MrsHillpartyof6
Astro Girl by Ken Wilson-Max
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPM_KSFpH7Q&ab_channel=BookTrust
Baby goes to Market by Atinuke
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzLqvdEOSV4&ab_channel=Milkshake%21

Suggested timetable for week beginning 16/11/20:

Literacy:

Activity 1: Listen to the story ‘Peace at Last’ and encourage your child to draw a picture of themselves asleep in bed.

Activity 2: Listen to the story ‘Peace at Last’ and encourage your child to draw a picture of the night sky.

Mathematics:

Activity 1: Practise matching numerals to quantities by playing the game here. Click on matching and the select 1-5.

Activity 2: Use shapes to make pictures, by playing the Busy Things game: Tangranimals. This can be found by clicking on 'Mathematics' and then 'Shape'.

Expressive Arts and Design:

Activity 1: Create a friendship tree like the one below.

Ensure that each member of the family adds a handprint to the tree.

Activity 2: Explore sounds that different animals make by playing the Busy Things game:Musical garden. This can be found by clicking on "Expressing arts and design' and then 'Music'. Scroll down to the 'Hotch patch' section and this game is located there.

Understanding of the World:

In light of ‘Anti Bullying Week’ and ‘Odd Sock’s Day’, encourage your child to dress up in odd socks. Explain to your child that wearing odd socks signifies that everyone is unique and we must celebrate this!

Physical Development:

Complete the Cosmic Yoga: Friendly Wishes active, found here.

Communication and Language:

Listen to the story “Peace at Last’ and then encourage your child to use their voice to recreate the sounds heard at night-time. For instance, nyooaw for aeroplane.

Cooking:

Bake friendship bread, instructions found here.

UPDATED: 09/11/20

OUR TOPIC FOR AUTUMN 2 IS:  TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR

Book of the Week: Night Monkey Day Monkey by Julia Donaldson

The story can be found here

We are also focusing on: REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY AND DIWALI

Suggested timetable for week beginning 9th November

 

Literacy:

Activity 1:

Listen to the story ‘Night Monkey, Day Monkey’. Talk to your child about the different things that the monkeys saw at night time (such as the fireflies, and the bats) and encourage your child to draw pictures of them.

Activity 2:

Listen to the story ‘Night Monkey, Day Monkey’. Talk to your child about the different things that the monkeys saw at during day time (such as the butterflies, and the chimpanzees) and encourage your child to draw pictures of them

 

Mathematics:

Activity 1:

Teddy numbers

Teddy Numbers is an interactive counting game for young children.

They can have fun learning to count up to 15 objects, through a simple drag and drop exercise.

As well as reinforcing the concept of counting, Teddy Numbers helps children to recognise the digits from 1 to 15 and the also the words representing those numbers.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/teddy-numbers

Activity 2:

Complete the Busy Things ‘Action Time’ activity.

To find this click on Mathematics and then counting. Scroll down to the number recognition section and click on the action time game.

Expressive Arts and Design:

Activity 1:

Complete the Diwali Lanterns activity on the Busy Things website. To find this click on ‘My assignments’.

Activity 2:

Paint a representation of a poppy, like the one below.

 

Understanding of the World:

Read the PowerPoint presentation for Remembrance Sunday (found here) to your child.

Complete the Remembrance Day colouring activity, on the Busy Things website. To find this click on ‘My assignments’.

Communication and Language:

During a walk to the shop, or whilst completing daily exercise, talk to your child about the autumnal changes, such as the drop in temperature and the leaves on the ground.

Physical Development:

Click here to complete the cosmic yoga, mindfulness all about monkeys activity. 

Cooking:

Bake Poppy Day Biscuits with your child, instructions can be found below.

UPDATED:  02/11/20

 

OUR TOPIC FOR AUTUMN 2 IS:  TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR

Book of the Week:  OWL BABIES by MARTIN WADDEL AND PATRICK BENSON

Watch it below

We are also focusing on: BONFIRE NIGHT

Related activities below: 

Literacy:

 Activity 1:

Listen to the story ‘Owl Babies’, using the above link. Talk to your child about their favourite part of the story and encourage them to draw a picture of it.

 Activity 2:

Using different coloured pens/ pencils draw fireworks in the night sky.

 

Mathematics:

 Activity 1:

Let’s compare – Game for 2 to 5-year olds, children compare the sizes of objects and animals.

 Let's Compare is an interactive comparison game which focuses on the comparative vocabulary of biggest, smallest, shortest, longest and tallest.

 This game can be found here

 Activity 2:

Busy things Activity Balloon Tree – Matching numerals to quantities

 Click here to access the Busy Things website. Log in using the instructions emailed and then click on your child's class (Topaz or Jade). 

 This game can be found by clicking on: Mathematics and then then counting. Scroll down to the ‘Number recognition’ section where you will find the game ‘Balloon tree’.

 

Expressive Arts and Design:

 Activity 1:

Busy things Activity – Firework Display

 Click here to access the Busy Things website. Log in using the instructions emailed and then click on your child's class (Topaz or Jade). 

This game can be found by clicking on: special events and then Nov (at the top of the page). Under the Bonfire Night heading click: Firework display. If you click on the picture of a night sky your child can then create your very own firework display. This game can also be found under the 'My assignments' section.

Activity 2:

Using paint and a hand printing technique create a representation of a bonfire.    

         

 

Understanding of the World:

 Use google to research some facts about owls.

 

Communication and Language:

Share baby photos with your child. Can you guess who is who? Talk to your child about how you identify who is in the baby photo. For example, "This is me, look I have green eyes!"

 

Physical Development:

Cosmic Yoga – Tallulah the Owlet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aje33UPixE

 

Cooking:

 Bake ‘Firework Cookies’.

 https://www.messylittlemonster.com/2014/11/firework-biscuits.html

 

OUR TOPIC FOR AUTUMN 2 IS: TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR   

Please click here for our Mind Map.

Website Links

Top Marks is an interactive Maths website. They have lots of fun games that are tablet friendly (search for Early Years games).

 https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

BBC IPlayer (or YouTube if unavailable) is great for watching the CBeebies channel. There are many educational clips, a few of our favourites include Numberblocks, Alphablocks and Mr Tumble.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/tv/cbeebies

BBC Bitesize: Early years resources for learning at home.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zks4kmn

Go Noodle (YouTube) has lots of fun movement videos to burn a bit of energy!

https://www.youtube.com/GoNoodleGames

Phonics

Name
 Rhymes for Letter Formation.pdfDownload
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 N.pdfDownload
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Songs to sing          

                                                 

COSMIC YOGA:            

         

 

Name
 Gross-motor-activity-cards.pdfDownload
 Indoor-fine-motor-skills-challenge-cards.pdfDownload
 outdoor-activity-ideas-cards.pdfDownload
 yoga-movement-cards.pdfDownload
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